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#1 Miss Nisha

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    Posted 29 August 2011 - 05:19 AM

    I would like to include as much information on my website for our guest. If you were  a guest invited to a DW what would be some of your questions, or what information would you wish was included?

     

    I have included some questions like:

     

    Weather

    What does "all inclusive" mean

    Currency Rate

    Things to do

     

    What are some other things that would be good to know?

     

    Thanks,



    #2 Aphrodite

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      Posted 29 August 2011 - 07:13 AM

      I did my destination wedding website with www.theknot.com.

       

      If you want to take a look at what I included - just go to it...it's at the bottom of my signature.



      #3 ska2m

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        Posted 29 August 2011 - 03:30 PM

        Hi Nisha,

         

        We have on our webpage the following:

        • The resort information (restaurants, dress code, spa, children activities), most of it pulled from their webpage.
        • Travel information - Tourist Card, Passport, and weather
        • DR Facts - Currency, Climate, Drinking Age, Driving and Electricity
        • Our Schedule of Events and dress code for each event
        • RSVP Page
        • Booking Information - Where they can book, recommendations on what to book, Travel tips and tricks

         

        Hope this helps!



        #4 GreekFood

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          Posted 31 August 2011 - 07:37 AM

          Here is what we have on our website:

           

          Info about the DR

          Q & A:

          Q: Can I drink the water in Punta Cana?

          A: The hotels filter their water, so you can safely brush your teeth with it and shower. This water may still have a high concentration of minerals and calcium deposits that will upset your stomach if you drink it. If you'd like a drink of water, drink bottled. The hotel offers bottled water in the mini bar in your room, and at all of their restaurants and bars.

          Q: Where can I go to shop for souvenirs?

          A: There is a little market a short walk down the beach from the resort. However, if you go, be prepared to barter! It's recommended that you start with 1/3 of the price... My mom is a supreme barterer, so maybe you can take her with you. If you want to avoid that kind of excitement, the hotel shop offers a wide range of souvenirs at low prices.

          Q: Do I need to wear sunscreen?

          A: Yes! The sun is much hotter in the DR than at home. I suggest using a higher number SPF than what you normally wear until you get used to the sun.

          Q: Can I bring my kids?

          A: Yes, please do! We'd love to have children at our wedding. The resort is also very kid-friendly. There is even a kid's club and babysitting services (for an additional fee).

          Q: What language is spoken in the DR?

          A: The main language is Spanish, but most of the resort workers also speak English. You won't have any problem communicating.

          Q: What should I wear?

          A: The weather is typically warm and sunny with slightly cooler nights. I usually end up wearing my bathing suit and cover-up all day and a sundress with a light sweater at night. For men, long pants (not jeans) are required in the a la carte restaurants. Men will definitely need long pants for our wedding reception.

          Q: Where can I eat?

          A: Depending on the time of day, you can eat at a buffet, beach grill, or in a restaurant. The a la carte restaurants require reservations. There is also an amazing ice cream stand by the beach.

          Q: What kind of food will be at the resort?

          A: The resort caters to a wide range of visitors from around the world, and they try to provide a little something to make everyone happy. I've seen everything from prosciutto and cheeses to hamburgers and pizza for lunch. There is always fresh fruit and vegetables, chicken, fish, a salad bar, etc. Dave and I thought that the food was delicious!

          Q: What's a fun drink in the DR?

          A: All of the bartenders make Coco Loco's (a creamy drink with coconut milk, milk, rum, and sugar), Pina Colada's, Mai Tai's, etc. The resort also stocks a local beer called Brahma. I'm sure you'll find something you like. Tip: the bartenders will use rail liquor unless you specify.

          Q: Do I need to tip?

          A: Tipping is not required, but the workers do appreciate it! Dave and I tip a dollar or so at meals, at the bar, and we also left small tips for our maid and the person who stocked the mini bar.

          Q: What's up with all of those foreigners?

          A: You'll surely come into contact with people from Canada, England, France, Spain, Germany, Russia, etc. With different cultures comes cultural differences: we saw a lot of smoking around the resort, and there is also topless sunbathing on the beach.

          Q: What else can I do in the DR?

          A: There is a group of employees at the resort that dress in bright yellow and blue outfits. They are called "Star Friends", and they are responsible for keeping the party going! Every day, a list of activities will be posted. You can also leave the resort for excursions such as zip-lining, swimming with dolphins, visiting a sugar cane plantation and cigar factory, etc. Dave and I recommend that you book your excursion through a tour operator for safety's sake.

          The following websites have more information about Punta Cana:

          www.puntacana-information-guide.com

          dr1.com/travel/puntacana/

          www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g147293-Punta_Cana_Dominican_Republic-Vacations.html


          Punta Cana, DR 01.16.2012

          61 booked and counting!


          #5 philanab

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            Posted 03 January 2012 - 11:07 AM

            Great tips ladies, I'll definitely have to include this info somewhere. I'll let you know if I pick ip any other tips on our upcoming trip to the DR in March.




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