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#1 jenniferdouglas

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    Posted 27 December 2011 - 11:31 AM

    I am getting married on July 13, 2012 at the Paradisus Palma Real and I have booked a photographer through Arrecife Paradisus Punta Cana.  My concern is they don't ask for a deposit?  They ask that you pay in cash after you review the photos and gave me the prices which seem reasonable with copyrights! I feel a little weird about no deposit and also paying cash but want to see if this is how they typically do things in the DR?


    Thank you!



    #2 TammyWright


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    Posted 03 January 2012 - 02:50 PM

    each company is going to do things a little differently but most usually take a deposit.  the plus side is that arrecife is a reputable company.

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    #3 PeterSlater

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      Posted 19 March 2012 - 02:26 PM

      Hi Jennifer!


      I got married at Melia (as you might now they share a common area with Paradisus) and Arrecife is their official photography provider too.


      They do not ask for a deposit, they take your word as a confirmation. The are gentle, ant they really care about what you want: your tastes, desires and expectations about your wedding pictures.


      Then at the moment of buying, they show you several options and packages, so will find -for sure- one which fits your needs. Anyway they are always open to modify their packages if you need to add or change anything.


      About paying in cash, I found it very common at the Dominican republic -no matter the kind of service you are paying for- they always give you a better discount if you pay in cash, I guess that is why they suggest you to do so..


      You will really love your wedding pictures! we have received a lot of clompiments..


      Share some of them with us! and happy planning!




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