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#291 teena84

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    Posted 15 June 2012 - 07:34 AM

    Natalie and Trivera - thank you so much for your responses!  All the ladies here are so helpful, I'm loving this forum.  I spoke to my TA and she said that I can change the date, but the rates would increase (this was expected).  She then sent me the new rates for the new dates I requested, and the increase wasn't too bad, but she said I need to let her know ASAP if I want the change.


    I emailed Susana and resubmitted the reservation date request form for the new dates and asked her to respond yesterday or this morning.  I understand she's busy, but the very least should say that she got my email and will get back to me.  I called her today and spoke to Lianny and her boss, Marlene? asking them to pass the message on to Susana to get back to me today.  I told Marlene that when I spoke to Susana a couple days ago, she said it's not up to her to change the date and see if it's available, it's up to Marlene.  Marlene seemed confused as to why would Susana said that...I really hope they understand my sense of urgency in a response soon...eeek!!!  How soon after did you ladies submitted the date reservation request form that you got a confirmation form back?  I thought the date was original confirmed after I submitted the form since Susana said yes, the date's available, but she said I have to wait for a confirmation form from them...


    Coco - the very first time I asked Susana to check for date availability, she emailed me with 3 dates and time along with it, so I don't know why your WC wouldn't let you know the time.


    Btw, congrats to everyone here on your engagement!! =)

    #292 trivera5521

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      Posted 15 June 2012 - 07:57 AM

      Ladies I received a response from Susan in regards to the confusion with the Tangerine Package. As coco previously mentioned the top of the Tangerine Package mentions for up to 35 guests however the private dinner reception indicates for 25 guests. Anyway see below:



      Good evening Tamara,


      Sorry this is a mistake, The tangerine package includes a private reception for up to 35 people.


      For any further assistance please contact me.

      #293 MissJali

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        Posted 15 June 2012 - 11:24 AM

        Hi Girls. I'm new to the site. I'm recently engaged and hope to have my wedding at BBP October 2013. I look forward to exchanging information and ideas with my fellow BBP and 2013 Brides!! 

        #294 natalieblev

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          Posted 15 June 2012 - 11:33 AM

          teena it took me three weeks before i got a confirmation/deposit transfer form with my date and time. 


          Sunny - Does Bar Higuey need any lights?  I was thinking of doing a lot of floating candles on my tables and I see lights in the decorated pictures...I dont want to spend more money on lights! :) 

          #295 MissJali

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            Posted 15 June 2012 - 11:44 AM

            Hi Girls!! I'm new to the site. I'm recently engaged as of April 2012. I'm hoping to have my wedding at BBP October 2013. I loved all the feedback I've seen so far. Just reading the posts have been helpful in wrapping my head around this. I have personally stayed at BBP so I know first hand how beautiful the resort is. I look forward to exchanging information and ideas with all of my fellow BBP Brides!! 

            #296 teena84

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              Posted 15 June 2012 - 03:01 PM

              thanks natalie!!  susana responded to my email !!!  my god, i felt like i found gold when i saw her response!  she said my may date is available to reserve.  i guess now all i have to do is wait for her to send confirmation/deposit transfer form?  i should be ok to have my group flights booked by my TA, right?  have any of you ladies experienced the WC telling you a date is available, then you reserve it, and then they tell you later that it's not available anymore before sending you the confirmation/deposit form?


              what other information did you ladies get from your WC between the time the date's reserved, to the time when you got your confirmation?

              #297 disazaja

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                Posted 15 June 2012 - 03:11 PM

                Hi Teena... I haven't heard of that happening to any of the brides on this forum...She needs to send you the bank info so you can send wire and then you send her a copy of the bank receipt so she can confirm with accounting that the deposit was received ... After that you will get your final confirmation!!!! After I paid the deposit I started asking more questions about decorations, prices of additional things such as DJ, pictures, etc... Congrats on getting the date by the way! That's such a big relief!!! :)

                #298 ncordero6504

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                  Posted 18 June 2012 - 04:55 AM

                  Thanks for the info Disazaja! I love the photobooth idea and i am actually surprised and happy they have the option but $350 for only an hour kinda stinks . As for the group rates it also took me some time. I kept going to my TA and she kept saying rates werent available yet and then like 2 months after they were available and it took them like a month to finally email her the group rates. A couple weeks after i went in to lock in my group rates and she said they had "updated" group rates and she called that day infront of me to Travel impressions and the lady emailed her right after the revised rates and it took about 4 days to get a contract with how many rooms i blocked and what the deposit would be. So i sent in my deposit. I also had contact with Marlene regarding my wedding confirmation. MY MOH actually called pretending to be me since i've been so busy with work and marlene said not to worry my date was confirmed and they are just waiting for my wire transfer and once i give them a copy of my reciept then my date and time will "officially" be confirmed. My MOH stressed both date and time were being confirmed and she said yes.


                  Has anyone started the WEDO wedding documentation yet?!

                  #299 sunny55143

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                    Posted 18 June 2012 - 06:06 AM



                    Not sure what you mean about Bar Higuey needing lights?  You mean in addition to the ones already there?  We did not ask for/bring any additional lights to what was already there.  I think our centerpieces had little votive candles included (ah, I already don't remember - I knew the table decorations weren't worth worrying about even though I did :) but there was plenty of light in the space, and once the dancing got going, we turned out most of the lights and it was still fine.

                    #300 trivera5521

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                      Posted 18 June 2012 - 06:16 AM

                      Sunny: Did Marlene upgrade your room? Was thinking of just booking the lower end room and assumed Marlene would upgrade us? How did that work?



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