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#1301 natalieblev

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    Posted 12 April 2013 - 07:26 PM

    I have a question about the cake. FI wants to pick the chocolate but just making sure it won't have chocolate icing too...I need a white cake! So just wanted to see if anyone knew that answer.

    #1302 tricia-m

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    Posted 13 April 2013 - 08:58 AM

    Hi Tricia All the wedding packages include sit down dinners...If you have a small group and dont want a reception (ie DJ, dancing, private), then they will make you a reservation at one of the restaurants for your group. However if you do want a "real" reception that is included and it can take place in either a ballroom, on the beach or an indoor/outdoor location called Bar Higuey.  At those receptions a three course meal is included in your package. They give you a list of different choices and you pick your menu. 

    THANK YOU SO MUCH for the info! Does anyone have a PDF of the menu options?

    #1303 aquatracie

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      Posted 13 April 2013 - 08:34 PM

      Originally Posted by MissJali 

      tracie, I saw the video on fb. You looked great and that dress just called me all over again. I can't show the fiance bc of the dress but I will show my mom. the dj seemed to really get the party going in the club! looked like a ton of fun!

      Thanks!  Yes the disco is so much fun :D  It was a big shock and surprise that the DJ in the Disco did that !  We all had no idea and def made it something to remember heeheh!



      #1304 Reign14

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      Posted 14 April 2013 - 09:23 PM

      Question ladies...

       

      Me and the fiance want to put down a deposit for our April 2014 wedding at BBPD. But I am a stickler for refund policies and generally bad at planning and uncomfortable paying for things this far in advance! Although I know it must be done if I want to reserve my date. If we make the deposit, and for some crazy, unlikely reason we decide to change our date or not get married at BBPD, will they give us a refund?

       

      I read somewhere that the deposit is non-refundable, but I also remember that Oct 2012 Bride had paid her deposit, then decided not to go through with things and the resort did issue her a refund (which was nice of them). But I got the impression that was the exception, not the rule. 

       

      Any insight would be extremely helpful!



      #1305 natalieblev

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        Posted 15 April 2013 - 03:35 AM

        Originally Posted by Reign14 

        Question ladies...

         

        Me and the fiance want to put down a deposit for our April 2014 wedding at BBPD. But I am a stickler for refund policies and generally bad at planning and uncomfortable paying for things this far in advance! Although I know it must be done if I want to reserve my date. If we make the deposit, and for some crazy, unlikely reason we decide to change our date or not get married at BBPD, will they give us a refund?

         

        I read somewhere that the deposit is non-refundable, but I also remember that Oct 2012 Bride had paid her deposit, then decided not to go through with things and the resort did issue her a refund (which was nice of them). But I got the impression that was the exception, not the rule. 

         

        Any insight would be extremely helpful!

        Basically unless there is a serious event you will not be able to get your refund as it has been explained to me. If you decide to change your date, they will just move the deposit to that day, but if it is something as simple as you change your venue, they will not refund the deposit. I think the case you are talking about the bride ended up calling off the wedding and she was hassled for a while before they would refund her deposit. 

        I have seen a case where they decided to get married in the states and so they were able (with a lot of hassle again) to use their deposit for the honeymoon trip to BBPD. 

        But basically, no there is no refund as I understand it. 



        #1306 natalieblev

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          Posted 15 April 2013 - 03:36 AM

          Originally Posted by tricia-m 


          THANK YOU SO MUCH for the info! Does anyone have a PDF of the menu options?

          I dont have the pdf, but If you look back in this thread the menu is posted several times...also the upgraded buffet style menu is on here as well. 



          #1307 Rebecca Martens

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            Posted 15 April 2013 - 09:13 AM

            Hi Tricia,

             

            My husband and I just returned from this resort and we had a private sit-down reception. Well worth the money! The food was amazing and it was very intimate. Our menu choices included: caprese salad, pesto marinated broiled chicken and black forest cake. Our guests raved about the food! If you have any other questions, feel free to PM me.

             

            Rebecca



            #1308 Reign14

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            Posted 15 April 2013 - 04:33 PM

            Thanks natalieblev! I figured that was the case. Good to know.



            #1309 Reign14

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            Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:32 AM

            I got the initial e-mail from Susana on how to book. It says:

             

             

            In order to book your wedding, you need to complete the next step:

            1. Attach contains a reservation form that should be completed to get the wedding availability and send back to us at your earliest convenience.

            2. Once you have a confirmation form for the wedding, you will have two months to e-mail us a copy of the Reservation Manifest/Invoice from the Tour Operator (confirmation must include name of Bride & Groom, arrival - departure dates and time, name of Tour Operator Company).

             

            What is a Reservation Manifest/Invoice from the Tour Operator?! Is this just the flight itinerary?



            #1310 trivera5521

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              Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:38 AM

              Reign what she is referring to is your reservation confirmation with the resort that you and your groom have hotel accomodations. In most cases the weddings are booked atleast 8-12 months in advance at which time you wouldnt be able to buy your airfare if you wanted to...most airlines only have fares 6 months out.

               

              Rebecca: Welcome back!! Do you have any pictures you can share with us??






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