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How important is the site inspection? Did anyone go without it?

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#11 Sllefebvr

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    Posted 20 August 2011 - 06:53 AM

    Great Thinking!!

    Originally Posted by cbandemer 

    If you can't do a site visit try to look on youtube. Some of the previous brides who have done site visits uploaded videos of their visits. This way its like you doing a site visit without doing a site visit. Also if you go to your resorts page most of them have a live webcam. You can see the setup for some weddings and actual weddings going on.


    #12 elisamarie

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      Posted 02 November 2011 - 11:04 PM

      We haven't done a site visit. I don't think it's necessary. I've researched the resort enough and know some people who have been there and said it's fabulous that I'm not worried about the resort not living up to anyone's standards. Research the resort you are staying at, and remember to disregard the best reviews, and the worst reviews, and somewhere in the middle is the truth! At the end of the day, if you are married, then your goal is achieved! Everything else is a bonus!

      Getting married at Playa Pesquero! - 35 booked!!

      #13 Julietisurs

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        Posted 23 January 2012 - 10:15 AM

        We are also getting married at a Real Resort! At the Gran Porto in playa this coming June. I've never seen this resort...nor been to Mexico for that matter.


        Most of our decision making came from BDW, our Travel Agent (Legacy Travel), tripadvisor.com, youtube, wedding blogs and our WC.


        From my experiance, most of the Real Resorts have the same rules and regulations just different prices.





        #14 Emily11386

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          Posted 23 January 2012 - 01:47 PM

          Hi, I am getting married at the chapel at the gran caribe and did a site visit in May. If there is anything I can help you with let me know. I took plenty of pictures!
          May 10, 2013 at The Gran Caribe Real/ Royal Cancun
          33 adults (including bride & groom) and 3 kids booked!

          #15 DRb2b

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            Posted 23 January 2012 - 06:11 PM

            We're not able to do a site visit either. We've just done some research and have gone by word of mouth. No matter what we will have a wonderful time because we will be with each other and wonderful family and friends. I can't wait! I get even more excited everytime I think about it!

            #16 stefkva

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              Posted 06 March 2012 - 04:02 PM

              We stayed at the Excellence resort a couple years ago and loved it! I would not have booked a destination wedding without first seeing the resort.

              #17 leenancy

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                Posted 06 March 2012 - 04:07 PM

                We didn't do a site visit. I think as long as you've done your research, you should be okay. But my FI's uncle will be in Cancun a couple weeks before the wedding, so he's offered to check some things out for me. Or he's offered to let us stay with them while he's there if we want to check it out ourselves.

                05.27.2012 @ Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort

                38 Guests + Bride & Groom Booked, 79 Room Nights

                10 Guests Booked @ Other Resorts
                2 Guests booked through other services

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