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#1 Mlite83

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    Posted 08 February 2012 - 05:25 PM

    Hi everyone,


    I am newly engaged and FI and I are thinking DW in Mexico or Jamaica, sometime next winter.  We haven`t made any decisions yet on location (other than definitely all-inclusive) or a date.  We have done a bit of research ourselves but are looking for realistic advice, reviews and referrals to help sort things out as we don`t have any friends or family who have done a DW before.  That is actually one of the reasons a DW is attractive - it is something different than the traditional ceremony, dinner and reception which all of our friends have done. 


    Just from browsing I have seen the awesome ideas and useful information you ladies have and I look forward to putting everything to use!




    #2 marilili

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      Posted 09 February 2012 - 11:48 AM

      This website will help tremendously!! I am doing Mexico in the Mexican Riviera! I love it down there, been there 3 times!! But I've never been to Jamaica.  Good Luck!

      #3 JayKay

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      Posted 13 February 2012 - 09:00 AM

      Welcome! I was so confused when I started planning our destination wedding.  We choose Jamaica and couldn't be happier with out decision!!  Good luck finding your dream destination and resort!

      #4 Moments That Matter

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        Posted 13 February 2012 - 11:41 AM


        Congratulations and welcome to the forums! I recommend the Mayan Riviera area mainly because of the white sand and blue waters that are here! They are absolutely stunning! Some might also say that you can't catch a beautiful sunset because we are on the wrong coast... but I disagree!!! :-)

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        #5 QuintanaV

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          Posted 13 February 2012 - 06:33 PM

          Welcome! I can't speak for Jamaica, but the Mayan Riviera is amazing! I've only been once and I loved it sooo much that once we got engaged, we KNEW where we wanted to have our wedding ;)


          You'll find plenty of advice on here to make a sound decision!

          #6 JoanneIreland

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            Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:14 PM

            Congratulations on your engagement and welcome to the forum. So much useful information on here, this site will be your life line during your planning process!

            #7 boscobel

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              Posted 16 February 2012 - 12:27 PM

              Here are some links and tips that might make your time here on BDW more enjoyable.
              If you have not done so, you may want to:
              • complete your profile (upload a photo, add profile details, etc.)
              • visit the Newbies forum and introduce yourself
              • find the forum for your wedding destination and create a subscription to threads/members/vendors that you are interested in



              Here are some links that may be helpful to you:

              Here are some BDW members and staff you should follow:
                Moderators and Community Leaders


              And here are some links that might help you decide between Mexico and Jamaica:


              Cabo Wedding Forum | Cabo Wedding Resort Reviews


              Cancun/Riviera Maya Wedding Forum | Cancun/Riviera Maya Wedding Resort Reviews


              Puerto Vallarta Wedding Forum | Puerto Vallarta Wedding Resort Reviews


              Jamaica Wedding Forum | Jamaica Wedding Resort Reviews



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