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#1101 Noxx

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    Posted 20 April 2013 - 04:08 PM

    Originally Posted by LTLFAITHY 

    I have 2 questions for previous Now Sapphire brides.

     

    1) Did you tip Anel or Ramon? And if so, about how much is appropriate? I have no idea what proper etiquette is for something like this.

    3) Did you have your dress steamed by the resort?

     

    Thanks in advance for any info!!

    I did not tip ramon i actualu ly didnt get to see him after the wedding he off the next day but i did send him a really nice letter thanking him for all his hard work. 

    I did have my dress and the suit steamed they did a fantastic job all you do is leave your dress (in the bag) and his suit on the bed the day before your wedding i forgot to fill out the form that is in the closet on your laundry bag but they picked it up and by 12 the same day it was back all steamed. they placed my dress hanging on the bed wrapped in a king size bed sheet so my hubby couldnt see it. I just moved it into the closet. i was very happy with the way it turned out



    #1102 Mya062813

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      Posted 20 April 2013 - 05:49 PM

      Hello past brides!

       

      Did the resort provide any sort of decorations for the tables at no charge?  (sea shells, starfish, candles, etc)



      #1103 danda

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        Posted 20 April 2013 - 06:51 PM

        Originally Posted by LTLFAITHY 

        I have 2 questions for previous Now Sapphire brides.

         

        1) Did you tip Anel or Ramon? And if so, about how much is appropriate? I have no idea what proper etiquette is for something like this.

        3) Did you have your dress steamed by the resort?

         

        Thanks in advance for any info!!

        I did not tip them.  As you say, I had a hard time deciding what would be an appropriate amount and we felt that with all the "service" fees they add on to things, he probably gets a percentage of it as it is. 

         

        I had my dress ironed as my MIL told me that the material of my dress would ruin if steamed. As Noxx said, they have you fill out your laundry sheet with the number of items you need pressed and any special instructions.  One of my bridesmaids had her dress pressed also and she arrived the morning of the wedding (had left a 6wk old at home and couldn't get away for long) and they had the dress to us by the time we got back from getting our hair and makeup done at the salon.



        #1104 danda

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          Posted 20 April 2013 - 06:56 PM

          Originally Posted by Mya062813 

          Hello past brides!

           

          Did the resort provide any sort of decorations for the tables at no charge?  (sea shells, starfish, candles, etc)

          I did not use any resort decor but from sifting through these posts over the last year, there was a bride who said she didn't bring anything and ramon decorated the tables w/ candles and sea shells.  She had included her slideshow and you can see what the table looked like. 

          http://lalunaphotogr...marisela-kevin/



          #1105 AnaSteele58

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            Posted 21 April 2013 - 04:26 AM

            I did not use any resort decor but from sifting through these posts over the last year, there was a bride who said she didn't bring anything and ramon decorated the tables w/ candles and sea shells.  She had included her slideshow and you can see what the table looked like.  http://lalunaphotogr...marisela-kevin/

            Thanks for the link! Her wedding was beautiful.

            #1106 Noxx

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              Posted 21 April 2013 - 03:54 PM

              Originally Posted by Mya062813 

              Hello past brides!

               

              Did the resort provide any sort of decorations for the tables at no charge?  (sea shells, starfish, candles, etc)

              The resort only supplies the white linen for your table. They will set up any decorations you wish. They do rent out vases for $5 a piece



              #1107 Mya062813

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                Posted 21 April 2013 - 07:25 PM

                Has anyone skyped or face timed their ceremony for those that can't attend?

                #1108 LTLFAITHY

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                  Posted 22 April 2013 - 12:50 AM

                  Thanks Noxx and danda!!


                  ~Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun~

                  4.27.13

                  54 Booked + The Bride & Groom!


                  #1109 JillTran

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                    Posted 22 April 2013 - 02:58 PM

                    The Now Sapphire is an excellent choice for you to host your destination wedding. I know the on site wedding coordinator Anel is very helpful, you will be in good hands.

                     

                    Good luck and happy planning!

                     

                    -Jill Tran



                    #1110 Noxx

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                      Posted 22 April 2013 - 03:05 PM

                      Hi Ladies,

                      I received this email from Ramon in regards to skype when i inquired about it.  I didnt actually email this vendor thought that i would just show people the video when we got home.

                       

                       

                       unfortunately we   are not able  to  do  the arrangements  for  your wedding to bee seen via    web cam  or  skype,  however   there is a  vendor   who can  help us  with ,  please see below  the link  where    you can get more  information about their   services and   prices  

                       

                       

                      http://mikecantarellfilms.com






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