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#411 beachbum21

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    Posted 15 August 2011 - 04:50 PM

    Hey Krysta,

    I'm in the same boat! Payment is due end of September for our April wedding. At the end of the day, it's out of your control now :) If they can go, they'll find a way, and if they can't, a couple of months probably wouldn't have made a difference. And who knows, maybe at the last minute you'll get more bookings.  It is what it is! I have no idea who's going to end up coming, and while I'm hoping everyone can, I know they can't and so I've decided to just wait and see, which is a challenge for me because I'm a planner!! :)
     

    Originally Posted by Krysta lee ann 

    ok so i dont know who else to vent to and hope you girls would understand....... so here is the story:

     

    My TA got us a good deal on our resort except final payment is due at the end of October (when our wedding is in April). So now i have a bunch of people complaining to me about not being able to go because final payment is due so soon!! Grrrrrrr. As if i dont have enough stress already! this has really upset me. i hate how people have to wait til the last minute to book....so i have went to my TA and am awaiting an answer to my deliemma..... am i over reacting



     



    #412 beachbum21

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      Posted 15 August 2011 - 04:55 PM


      Hey Am!

      So I was looking for inspiration and found this pic I thought might help you with your red/turquoise dilemma. I'm a fuscia/other shades of pink girl myself and i'm using pink lanterns to hang in the aisle.

      That is a good idea! I may get a couple more and keep them together for garland. I was looking at photos of past ceremonies at my resort and if you hung the starfish garland vertically on the gazeba or chubbah?..it would look pretty..maybe three hung. I am going to order more sugar starfish on Ebay and put some on the front of the gazebo with turquoise tulle. I may also put a starfish on each chair with the turquoise chair ties.

       

      What do you think about using fake rose petals? The hotel is charging a crazy amount for them and I was thinking of getting the fake turquoise petals to line each side of the aisle...I am making red fabric pomanders, was going to hang one on the end of each row of chairs, but now thinking it may be too much if I use chair sashes that are turquoise. Do you have any thoughts? I have looked at lots of photos but a bit frustrated on how to incorporate both of our colors, red and turquoise...
       



       



       



      #413 tamandrob

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        Posted 15 August 2011 - 05:05 PM


        I would have a chat with your TA my deposits were just due Aug 2 for the early booking bonus and our final payments aren't due till January 4, for our February 25th wedding.
         

        Originally Posted by Krysta lee ann 


        the TA says the reason why it is due early is because we are getting an early booking bonus



         





         



         


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        #414 tamandrob

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          Posted 15 August 2011 - 05:06 PM

          This looks great I might have to steal this idea!!! Thanks

           

          Originally Posted by beachbum21 


          Hey Am!

          So I was looking for inspiration and found this pic I thought might help you with your red/turquoise dilemma. I'm a fuscia/other shades of pink girl myself and i'm using pink lanterns to hang in the aisle. red turquoise.jpg



           



           


          Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica- February 28th, 2012

          32 Booked.......and counting!


          #415 beachbum21

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            Posted 15 August 2011 - 06:51 PM

            I created an inspiration board, so fun!! I am in LOVE with the bouquet! Inspiration.jpg



            #416 MJKH

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              Posted 15 August 2011 - 07:05 PM

              Nice!  It should be a cinch to do in iPhoto...I just can't figure out how!!!!
               

              Originally Posted by beachbum21 

              I created an inspiration board, so fun!! I am in LOVE with the bouquet! Inspiration.jpg



               



              #417 beachbum21

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                Posted 15 August 2011 - 07:09 PM

                I couldn't either... sadly I took a picture of my monitor! lol! I did it in power point and then couldn't upload the document for some reason so had to take a pic of my screen! That's why it looks so bad, but at least I feel like I'm starting to figure out my vision :)



                #418 amjohnson

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                  Posted 15 August 2011 - 09:36 PM

                  Hi Natalie,

                  I am in the same predicament. I had bought the plastic tumblers but after thinking about it and my FI asking me where I was going to put them...lol...I plan on taking them all back and getting just travel mugs for the wedding party. I looked at the bubba mugs site today too...I need to figure out the cost. They bigger ones are on sale right now at Canadian Tire for 7.50 I think. The smaller and thinner ones are 10$...those are the ones I want ...how much did one mug work out to being? The only thing is that they don't have a lot of colors...Have you tried Ebay?

                   

                  Tori made a good point, some people may bring them home with them and some won't...I would like to think if it's a bubba mug they would. It depends on your guests.

                  Canadian Tire has nice thermal coffee mugs with different metallic colours on sale for 5$. They have my colors, red and turquoise but I think they had green and purple and possibly place. What are your colors or does it matter? Anyway, let me know how great the deal was. I did look at Walmart but they only had imitation bubba mugs and not as nice.
                   

                  Originally Posted by Natalie2012 

                  Hey Ladies...I am looking for some advice on these travel mugs...uggg...I originally wanted the personalized ones but after getting them customized and shipping it costs so much...I just came across the website for bubbas...www.shopbubbas.com and they have bulk packages in quantiies as little as 1- whatever!!!!! and they ship to Canada!!!!!! The price does come out to be a bit cheaper...They have the mini ones (20oz) with the skinny bottom so they would fit in car holders...or the chunky original ones...also they have ones with or without handles...I don't really care about the color of them but was thinking purple for the ladies and black for the men.......HELP!! Thx in advance:):)

                   



                   



                  #419 amjohnson

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                    Posted 15 August 2011 - 09:42 PM


                    Really? At what temp and for how long?

                    Originally Posted by Krysta lee ann 

                    are these real star fish and that is why they smell? if so put them in the oven and bake them it will take out the smell!
                     



                     





                     



                     



                    #420 amjohnson

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                      Posted 15 August 2011 - 09:48 PM


                      Hi Krysta,

                      Which travel company is your package through? Air Canada, Westjet?

                      I am in the same position as the other brides. We are leaving Jan 1. and we don't have to pay in full until November. But, if you want to get the deal and save a fair chunk of change, you have to pay in full by Sept.15. Before you talk to your TA, maybe double check online if you can the policies with the company...it is usually them that dictate the payment not the Travel Agency..And like the other girls said, remind the TA how many people may cancel if she can't help you out... Good luck!

                      Originally Posted by Krysta lee ann 


                      the TA says the reason why it is due early is because we are getting an early booking bonus



                       





                       



                       






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