First of all, CONGRATS on wedding planning! Please do keep me updated!
Originally Posted by Kvanderploeg
We are trying to get May 8, 2013!! If we end up getting it, we might see you guys there!!
Keep you posted!
If we book 20 passengers then the 21st passenger is free (with a maxiumum of 6 complimentary passengers per group), plus transfers, plus a free upgrade for bride & groom based on availability at arrival date, private check in if group checks in at same time, and a welcome drink upon arrival. I highly recommend our travel agent. She is in Massachusetts. You can find her information on my wedding site: http://CourtneyMara.com/Wedding.
Originally Posted by amybutz89
Hello ladies, Im a June 2013 bride at the suites and I was wondering if any of you managed to get any perks, like free room upgrades when so many people booked or free cocktail parties and such. My agent said he wasnt able to negotiate anything but he seems fairly new and hasnt done any weddings at Iberostar before so I wanted to get some feedback on if I should push for extras or not. Thanks!!
Originally Posted by MJ0404
I've been lurking for awhile and finally joined the forum. My name is Marissa and my fiance Jared and I are officially booked for April 4, 2013 at the IRHS! We're incredibly excited and I wish it was sooner than 399 days away (who's counting? Not me...), but we're both teachers so we're sort of confined to summers and school vacations.
We sat down last week and mapped out some of the stuff we definitely want. We're thinking we're either going to get married on the beach or the lazy river island, we're going to do a cocktail party the day before the wedding to get everyone together, and we DEFINITELY want a bonfire on the beach!
Looking forward to getting to know you all and planning together!
We are looking at around $15,000 with an estimate of 60 guests. This is our price if we book a rehearsal dinner cruise (estimate of $50/pp), photographer, outside officiant, cocktail hour, private reception fee, DJ, extra music, invitations, welcome bonfire with open bar, etc. This is just an estimate. You can obviously make it a lot less (take away people and extras - rehearsal dinner cruise, outside officiant, welcome bonfire, extra music, etc.).
Hope this helps,
Originally Posted by Mlite83
I am just starting to explore Jamaica as an option for our DW - I have heard great things about the Iberostar resorts from friends who have vacationed there so I thought I would check into it for a potential DW resort too.
From a quick look at the wedding packages the Iberostar offers it appears that they have a more minimal package but lots of options to add on (and many are at much more reasonable prices than other resorts) -- for the brides who have already started planning and booking, would you mind giving me an approximate idea of what your wedding budget is? Like most of you I would like a private dinner and reception but don't want to break the bank Thanks in advance for any input!