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We recently got married at a justice of the peace and we will also just do a symbolic wedding. No one in our family knows we are already married and so it will seem very real to all of us.  I was concerned that the verbiage would be different and Susana assured me that the ceremony is very real and there would be no indication that we are already married. We are doing our own vows though so above and beyond that it will be a bit scripted. We are also doing the sand ceremony (frame) as well as something I made up called Sand Dollar Wishes LOL.

 

Does anyone know exactly how the second dinner option works. Do you have to give the WC a head count of who wants what option before the reception or do they get to choose the night of? Waiting for Susana to get back to me but thought I would ask here. With 14 days to go I would need to contact everyone and find out what they want to eat, ugh! Had I known sooner I would have included it on the RSVP card. Will let you guys know as soon as I find out just in case any upcoming bride wants to give their guests options you can have them printed on the response cards.

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We recently got married at a justice of the peace and we will also just do a symbolic wedding. No one in our family knows we are already married and so it will seem very real to all of us.  I was concerned that the verbiage would be different and Susana assured me that the ceremony is very real and there would be no indication that we are already married. We are doing our own vows though so above and beyond that it will be a bit scripted. We are also doing the sand ceremony (frame) as well as something I made up called Sand Dollar Wishes LOL. Does anyone know exactly how the second dinner option works. Do you have to give the WC a head count of who wants what option before the reception or do they get to choose the night of? Waiting for Susana to get back to me but thought I would ask here. With 14 days to go I would need to contact everyone and find out what they want to eat, ugh! Had I known sooner I would have included it on the RSVP card. Will let you guys know as soon as I find out just in case any upcoming bride wants to give their guests options you can have them printed on the response cards.
Tamara I am not sure if you used a wedding website... But I used weddingwire.com and had my guest RSVP that way and had them select chicken, beef or fish for dinner... This was fairly easy and will be beneficial when I have to tell susana what my guest want.

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Originally Posted by trivera5521 View Post

 

I dont have anything of importance to say other than I leave in 17 days!!! Cant believe how quickly it came! Ahhhh LOL...thats it for now =)

Exciting!!! It's scary how time flies. You'll be at the resort before you know it!

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Hi Girls!

 

Does anyone have any prices for a cocktail hour between the ceremony and reception? I know the welcome cocktail on the rooftop was about $1000. I think that was because of the site rental if I remember right. Is a cocktail hour before the reception included in any of the packages? Also- does anyone know what kind of alcoholic beverages are included with the reception?

 

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by NettyD View Post

 

Hi Girls!

 

Does anyone have any prices for a cocktail hour between the ceremony and reception? I know the welcome cocktail on the rooftop was about $1000. I think that was because of the site rental if I remember right. Is a cocktail hour before the reception included in any of the packages? Also- does anyone know what kind of alcoholic beverages are included with the reception?

 

Thanks!

 

I just got married in April and I was charged $12pp. It included appetizers (which my mom said were pretty bad) but everyone seemed to still enjoy munching and grabbing a drink. The cocktail hour is not included in any package.

 

For Tangerine pkg it's international bar (which I think is upgraded brands).

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Hi Girls! Does anyone have any prices for a cocktail hour between the ceremony and reception? I know the welcome cocktail on the rooftop was about $1000. I think that was because of the site rental if I remember right. Is a cocktail hour before the reception included in any of the packages? Also- does anyone know what kind of alcoholic beverages are included with the reception? Thanks!
I'm doing the mint breeze I though cocktail and canapés are after ceremony ? Can anyone clear up I that is for in between ceremony or before ?

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I'm doing the mint breeze I though cocktail and canapés are after ceremony ? Can anyone clear up I that is for in between ceremony or before ?

No package includes a cocktail hour. If you want a cocktail hour it will be held right after the ceremony and before the reception for an hour so that you and your FI may go take photos while your guests are still entertained. If you do want it, 2013 prices are as of now 12/person. That includes one type of alcoholic drink, apps and water/soda. 

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Hi ladies!

 

This is what I have for the Mint Breeze hows that all this is included if this is wrong then what is it including if cocktails are $12  person ?

 I will also call susana to get some clarification hopefully

Wedding day

•Personalized assistance with our wedding specialist.

•Decorated wedding location **

•Wedding cake (for up to 20 people).

•3 Bottles of sparkling wine (for up to 20 people).

•Payment of tax for judge/minister included.

•Witness If required.

•1 Bridal bouquet (Tropical flowers or Roses).

•1 Boutonniere (Tropical flowers or Roses).

•Center piece for the ceremony table (Tropical flowers

or Roses).

•50 mins. Mint tension release massage for bride &

groom.

•Trio (Three pieces of guitar playing Caribbean music

for one hour during ceremony).

•Cocktails and appetizers after the ceremony for one

hour (for up to 20 people).

•Reserved are in one of our ``All inclusive´´

restaurants (Subject to availability for groups less than

20 people).

•Free access in our VIP room at the Bavaro Disco for

bride & groom.

•King-size bed by request.

•Bathrobes and slippers in your room.

•Special decoration in the room and rose petals on the

bed.

•Special Amenities and bottle of sparkling wine sent to

the room.

After the wedding

•Morning after breakfast in the room.

•Legalization of marriage certificate in the Dominican

Republic (In Spanish)*.

•Delivery of the marriage certificate by DHL.

Notes:*

Notes:

*Services such as huppa, arch of flowers, rose petals haven an additional charge.

*Wedding package cannot be modified.

*In case of bad weather the wedding cannot be cancelled, it will be moved to a back up.

*Wedding packages are for clients staying at Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort.

*Guests not staying at the resort and attending the wedding must pay a day pass.

*Wedding certificate takes from 2 to 3 months to be ready.

*Over 20 people, there is additional charge.

*Price is subject to change without previous notice.

*Rooms are not included in the wedding package price.

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Originally Posted by misskay View Post

 

Hi ladies!

 

This is what I have for the Mint Breeze hows that all this is included if this is wrong then what is it including if cocktails are $12  person ?

 I will also call susana to get some clarification hopefully

Wedding day

•Personalized assistance with our wedding specialist.

•Decorated wedding location **

•Wedding cake (for up to 20 people).

•3 Bottles of sparkling wine (for up to 20 people).

•Payment of tax for judge/minister included.

•Witness If required.

•1 Bridal bouquet (Tropical flowers or Roses).

•1 Boutonniere (Tropical flowers or Roses).

•Center piece for the ceremony table (Tropical flowers

or Roses).

•50 mins. Mint tension release massage for bride &

groom.

•Trio (Three pieces of guitar playing Caribbean music

for one hour during ceremony).

•Cocktails and appetizers after the ceremony for one

hour (for up to 20 people).

•Reserved are in one of our ``All inclusive´´

restaurants (Subject to availability for groups less than

20 people).

•Free access in our VIP room at the Bavaro Disco for

bride & groom.

•King-size bed by request.

•Bathrobes and slippers in your room.

•Special decoration in the room and rose petals on the

bed.

•Special Amenities and bottle of sparkling wine sent to

the room.

After the wedding

•Morning after breakfast in the room.

•Legalization of marriage certificate in the Dominican

Republic (In Spanish)*.

•Delivery of the marriage certificate by DHL.

Notes:*

Notes:

*Services such as huppa, arch of flowers, rose petals haven an additional charge.

*Wedding package cannot be modified.

*In case of bad weather the wedding cannot be cancelled, it will be moved to a back up.

*Wedding packages are for clients staying at Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort.

*Guests not staying at the resort and attending the wedding must pay a day pass.

*Wedding certificate takes from 2 to 3 months to be ready.

*Over 20 people, there is additional charge.

*Price is subject to change without previous notice.

*Rooms are not included in the wedding package price.

I think the cocktail hour is included in this package b/c the PRIVATE reception is not. It says a reservation at a specialty restaurant for up to 20 pple for dinner. I guess that's the trade off. 

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Hi ladies !

 

Spoke to Susana this mornign got my wedding day booked with the judge!! ..... looked in to the legal part of it all by calling the DR emabassy in toronto and they stated it is leagally as log as i go through all the paper work ie: translations and apostilled servies ... AWSOME!!

 

Also got clerification with MINT BREEZE coctails are included up to 20 people addtional persons are $25 pp.... If you want your ceremony on the rooftop patio or peir its $500 extra...

 

 

Hope this can be of some help ....Ill you all  keep posted on any other things i find out

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