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#1571 tygrrlily

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 08:57 PM

@esahunnie - Thank you so much for the in depth review! I'm going to take note of all your tips, and make sure to keep all of my paperwork in line. I can't beleive they sent your guests elsewhere. I'd be so so upset by that too. I'm glad your wedding otherwise seems like it went well

Do you have any pics of your Pure reception tables? That was my fave of the collections

 

Also, you said your reception went to 11:30. Did you pay extra to this time? I was told they only go til 11

 

Thanks!


Can anybody tell me the approximate cost of BP? I was just sent a brochure with all these free quotes but I don't really understand that. I will have about 30 guest for about three nights. I have not booked them yet. Still researching.
Thanks

 

With Palace resorts if you get over 75 room nights you get "free" events. Otherwise, depending on your room nights you get certain events free like a cocktail or dinner. Otherwise, you have to pay per person for a private reception. I think it's about $80/person if I remember correctly for the cocktail hour and 2 hour reception.

 

We have about 105 room nights so far, so we qualify for the free events and won't have to pay the per person fee. We are paying for upgrades and to lengthen our reception though

 

So the price really ranges, depending on how many guests you have.


Married December 19, 2014 at Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

 

My Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...-resort-121914/

 

My Wedding Review

Part 1 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881197

Part 2 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881590

Part 3 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881861

 


#1572 LauraM

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:08 AM

FINALLY!! After MONTHS AND MONTHS of emailing Marisol, with NO response, and after being switched between three "coordinators" who had NO idea what was going on... I have been contacted by DANIELA! She is WONDERFUL! My wedding is still 9 months away but someone has finally given me information and seems to actually care about me and my dream wedding!! AMAZING! The only frustrating part is that she has not been informed by any of my past "coordinators" about what I want at my wedding. It's like starting from scratch all over again. She even asked me what package I want!! How about the one I already put a $2,500 deposit on, 6 months ago?!?! Whatever, I don't even care, I blame it on the incompetent people I've been dealing with thus far. Things seem to finally be turning for the best! THANK GOODNESS!



#1573 tygrrlily

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:10 AM

@LauraM - Oh I am jealous! I have Abril who started off okay, but it takes me about 2-3 emails to get 1 response from her. I'm also not sure we're having the same conversation haha... :S. I'm basically waiting to hear from the on-site coordinator, and just have everything ready to go


Married December 19, 2014 at Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

 

My Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...-resort-121914/

 

My Wedding Review

Part 1 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881197

Part 2 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881590

Part 3 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881861

 


#1574 LauraM

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:14 AM

@tygrrlily eeek hope things get better for you!! Can't say we didn't know what we were getting ourselves into trying to plan a wedding from so far away though, lol, we must be insane =)

 

OH and just an FYI to everyone else in the planning stages, because I was shocked by this, all BP payments (including vendors!) are apparently due 45 days prior to the wedding... this was a great relief to me and I wish someone had told me sooner - I was so worried about traveling into Mexico with that much $$



#1575 tygrrlily

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:15 AM

@LauraM - Good to know!

Haha yes, people keep saying to me "planning a DW is easy, right? You don't have to do anything?"

 

And I'm like errrrr not really haha


Married December 19, 2014 at Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

 

My Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...-resort-121914/

 

My Wedding Review

Part 1 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881197

Part 2 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881590

Part 3 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881861

 


#1576 tygrrlily

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:51 AM

Who are people using for centerpieces/florals? I've gotten quotes from my WC (I'm assuming the in-house floral department?) and from Marvin of Maya Floral. Of course Marvin is the way better bang for buck, but I'm wondering if a day pass or vendor pass would be required for him? I'm 100% fine with paying a day pass for him to come in and set up, but I don't want to get hit with a $800 vendor pass - esp. since he'd only be there for not even an hour to set flowers up? Any advice/feedback on this?

 

Thanks!


Married December 19, 2014 at Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

 

My Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...-resort-121914/

 

My Wedding Review

Part 1 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881197

Part 2 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881590

Part 3 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881861

 


#1577 NJBride2014

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 07:04 AM

@tygrrlily I'm using Maya Floral for all of my flowers.  The quotes I was getting back from the resort were just way too much for the flowers I wanted.  I was going to compromise and pick less expensive flowers to avoid going with an outside vendor but with Maya I get the flowers I want and it was much cheaper.  Are you looking to do high centerpieces or low centerpieces?  I originally wanted high and low but that would mean they would need to come in and set up and then come back to take the flowers down.  Maya suggested to do low centerpieces and then I'll just send the groomsmen to the lobby to pick them up and they will put them on the tables.  This way we avoid them having to come in at all and having to pay any sort of outside fee.  The tall centerpieces although nice are also not so practical for the money since after the wedding no one can really take them home with them and enjoy them. I haven't even told my wedding planner about any of my outside vendors I'll handle that when I get to the resort and talk to my onsite planner.  Another florist that was reasonably prices was Flores Riviera Maya I ultimately chose Maya because of his fast response and flower choices I just felt like i was getting my money's worth.  He's providing flowers for rehearsal dinner, bouquets, bouts, corsages, centerpieces and petals for about the same price I was quoted for just bridal party flowers from the resort. 


43 guests plus bride and groom.... ;)

 

Engagement Photos - http://www.bestdesti...y/#entry1827276

 

Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...y/#entry1860630


#1578 tygrrlily

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 07:07 AM

@NJBride2014 - I agree - Marvin's quotes were really reasonable. I want high centerpieces which is why he'd have to come in to set up. I'm thinking now about switching them to low, but it's something I always envisioned and wanted.  He did tell me that he can drop low centerpieces off in the lobby, so it is something I am thinking about.  The picture examples he sent me are a lot more impressive than the ones the resort did

 

What type of tables and centerpieces are you getting? I have 4 round guest tables and wanted high centerpieces for them, then low ones for our rectangular head table


Married December 19, 2014 at Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

 

My Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...-resort-121914/

 

My Wedding Review

Part 1 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881197

Part 2 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881590

Part 3 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881861

 


#1579 NJBride2014

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 07:20 AM

@tygrrlily Yeah I know what you mean I always envisioned high ones too and really fell in love with the pics he sent me but ultimately its just flowers and I settled with the low ones just to make it easy I'll still get the same flowers I wanted but smaller.  I will also save money with the smaller centerpieces and guests can take them back to their room if they want.  I'm doing 5 round tables and a sweetheart table.   These are our centerpieces but with more coral and white flowers Attached File  lowcenterpiece.jpg   260.31KB   6 downloads  I really wanted something with orchids so this was great not too many orchids just a couple too keep the price down. These were the ones I loved. Attached File  mdf 2568.JPG   801.76KB   6 downloads.


Edited by NJBride2014, 05 August 2014 - 07:27 AM.

43 guests plus bride and groom.... ;)

 

Engagement Photos - http://www.bestdesti...y/#entry1827276

 

Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...y/#entry1860630


#1580 tygrrlily

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 07:25 AM

@tygrrlily Yeah I know what you mean I always envisioned high ones too and really fell in love with the pics he sent me but ultimately its just flowers and I settled with the low ones just to make it easy I'll still get the same flowers I wanted but smaller.  I will also save money with the smaller centerpieces and guests can take them back to their room if they want.  I'm doing 5 round tables and a sweetheart table.   These are our centerpieces but with more coral and white flowers attachicon.giflowcenterpiece.jpg  I really wanted something with orchids so this was great not too many orchids just a couple too keep the price down. These were the ones I loved that attachicon.gifmdf 2568.JPG.

 

These are gorgeous!! We're looking at something very similar, but with some darker pinks and corals as well. I love the touch of orchids in there

 

I'm going to really mull over the low vs. high centerpieces now. We were originally thinking to use the high ones to decorate the aisle of our ceremony as well which is why I was able to justify the price. Hrm... I would have to come up with something else. I really hate these vendor fees argh


Married December 19, 2014 at Beach Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

 

My Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...-resort-121914/

 

My Wedding Review

Part 1 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881197

Part 2 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881590

Part 3 - http://www.bestdesti...1914/?p=1881861

 





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