Hi Ladies! I'm new to BDW, but I have spent the last few days reading through every page of this thread!! Crazy, I know, but it's been such a wealth of information!
We have a 5pm beach ceremony booked on May 16, 2015.
We don't have too many other details ironed out yet - though we did just order our Save the Dates (to be mailed in the next few weeks) and Invites (to be mailed later this year). I look forward to the planning journey over the next 11 months and hope I don't stress myself out too much in the process!
I already have some other things in mind, but I know it's too early to lock some things down. We are still waiting to hear back on price quotes from our travel agent, so that we can book our own room and then start publishing the info for others to book... later, when they are ready. Our TA got a group promo code to use for bookings, so I'm curious to see how much that discount will be. (Maybe $50 off each booking??)
Has anyone had experience with receiving any sort of "bonuses" for having a certain number of rooms booked for your group? (I know you can earn the complimentary base wedding package.) For example, a free night for every 5 rooms booked or a complimentary welcome dinner or cocktail hour if you have 15 rooms books? I'm just curious because I know some other resorts offer perks like that. Our guest list is currently at about 80, though we know a number of them will not be able to attend.