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#61 airica26

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    Posted 25 March 2013 - 12:13 PM

    Originally Posted by airica26 

     

     

    Just to give everyone an idea here is what I paid for additional decor from DecoCanun:

     

    • Structure to outline the dance floor $450 (see picture below)
    • Lounge Area (wicker couch, 2 small chairs and a table) $150
    • Wicker seating for 4 with small table $120
    • Tiki Torches to line the entrance $8 each
    • Tall Tables (for around the bar area) $55 each
    • Centerpieces (Large glass bowl with sand and shells with a large banana leaf under them) $42 each
    • Bouquet and Boutinere $295  (I did not want roses and the resort wanted $300 for just the bouquet to be upgraded so I am using my complimentary bouquet for pedals for the flower girl's basket and corsages for the mothers)
    • Fuschia napkins $3 each

     

    TOTAL was `$1900

     This was a lot cheaper than one of the collections that the resort offered. I went a little bit crazy with the decor but you get the idea of how much things are.

     

     

     

     


    Sorry forgot the picture:

     

    I can't get the one of the dance floor thing to load but here is the really cute furniture you can rent.

     

     

     

     


    Resort and wedding day booked. Here we go.


    #62 airica26

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      Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:43 AM

      Hey ladies,

       

      I am back from my wedding and it is incredible. We all made a great choice with Moon Palace.

       

      Check out my review and if you have any questions just send my a message.

       

      Erica

       

      http://www.bestdesti...ve/reviews/7184
       


      Resort and wedding day booked. Here we go.


      #63 Juliebeth

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      Posted 01 June 2013 - 08:07 PM

      Hey ladies, I am back from my wedding and it is incredible. We all made a great choice with Moon Palace. Check out my review and if you have any questions just send my a message. Erica http://www.bestdesti...ve/reviews/7184  

      Hello, I saw you were a recent bride! Congrats! I have a question. Did you do the legal ceremony at the moon palace?! If so, how did the process go? I choose to have the legal ceremony and I am also having a hard time finding a past bride who had a legal ceremony. It makes me a little nervous, that everyone seems to do the symbolic and now I am Wondering if there is a reason why...(I hope not) I am just curious to see if the legal ceremony is legit or not. If not..do you recommend that I Should change to the symbolic ceremony? Thank you in advance for anyone who can help!

      #64 Juliebeth

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      Posted 01 June 2013 - 08:07 PM

      Hey ladies, I am back from my wedding and it is incredible. We all made a great choice with Moon Palace. Check out my review and if you have any questions just send my a message. Erica http://www.bestdesti...ve/reviews/7184  

      Hello, I saw you were a recent bride! Congrats! I have a question. Did you do the legal ceremony at the moon palace?! If so, how did the process go? I choose to have the legal ceremony and I am also having a hard time finding a past bride who had a legal ceremony. It makes me a little nervous, that everyone seems to do the symbolic and now I am Wondering if there is a reason why...(I hope not) I am just curious to see if the legal ceremony is legit or not. If not..do you recommend that I Should change to the symbolic ceremony? Thank you in advance for anyone who can help!

      #65 FutureMrsSingh

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        Posted 08 June 2013 - 10:29 AM

        Hi ladies,

         

        I am just in the midst of booking Moon Palace for my wedding in November 2013. I am looking forward to going through all of these posts and seeing what everyone's experiences have been like!

         

        airica26 - Thank you for the review! I especially appreciated the heads up about the 7 free nights being converted into resort credits. We are also going to be in that situation since we have lots of guests coming. I will have to make sure that we are on top of what we do and do not receive!

         

        Juliebeth - I can't speak for anyone else, but we are doing a symbolic ceremony because we are already legally married. That being said, I think most people would choose the symbolic route because it is faaaaaar less hassle with regard to paperwork, legal requirements, etc. I think Mexico requires bloodwork to be done. The Mexico legal ceremony is totally legit, there is just a lot of official legal stuff you need to do because it is legit. Just lots of stuff that you probably don't want to deal with when you are on vacation, especially a destination wedding vacation. With the symbolic you can kind of just show up and do your thing with minimal hassle. But I am just speculating. Hope that helps. :)



        #66 Juliebeth

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        Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:24 PM

        Originally Posted by FutureMrsSingh 

        Hi ladies,

         

        I am just in the midst of booking Moon Palace for my wedding in November 2013. I am looking forward to going through all of these posts and seeing what everyone's experiences have been like!

         

        airica26 - Thank you for the review! I especially appreciated the heads up about the 7 free nights being converted into resort credits. We are also going to be in that situation since we have lots of guests coming. I will have to make sure that we are on top of what we do and do not receive!

         

        Juliebeth - I can't speak for anyone else, but we are doing a symbolic ceremony because we are already legally married. That being said, I think most people would choose the symbolic route because it is faaaaaar less hassle with regard to paperwork, legal requirements, etc. I think Mexico requires bloodwork to be done. The Mexico legal ceremony is totally legit, there is just a lot of official legal stuff you need to do because it is legit. Just lots of stuff that you probably don't want to deal with when you are on vacation, especially a destination wedding vacation. With the symbolic you can kind of just show up and do your thing with minimal hassle. But I am just speculating. Hope that helps. :)

         That is nice you are already legally married!  I wish we could do that. and Yeah, it seems to be a lot to do, but I have a big family and just having a legal ceremony just seems to be the best deal and will have to go through that hassle! :) Fingers crossed it won't be that stressful of a process.

        Your wedding will be here before you know it!  Have you heard from your coordinator to set a location for your ceremony and reception yet?  

        I am so excited for everyone's special day and think it is so nice to have a forum of other brides to share the experience with!  



        #67 FutureMrsSingh

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          Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:53 PM

          Originally Posted by Juliebeth 

           That is nice you are already legally married!  I wish we could do that. and Yeah, it seems to be a lot to do, but I have a big family and just having a legal ceremony just seems to be the best deal and will have to go through that hassle! :) Fingers crossed it won't be that stressful of a process.

          Your wedding will be here before you know it!  Have you heard from your coordinator to set a location for your ceremony and reception yet?  

          I am so excited for everyone's special day and think it is so nice to have a forum of other brides to share the experience with!  

           

          No I have not heard from the coordinator yet, but we just sent in our request form at the end of last week. We are working with a travel agent, and I have been obsessively calling the Moon Palace every day (so has our travel agent) just to ensure that our desired locations are still available for our date that we want. We should be finalizing everything this week in terms of locations and room blocks etc. I can't wait to get that part done so that we can start booking all of our other stuff!

           

          I agree that it is really nice to have a forum to talk to other destination brides. Congrats on your engagement and good luck with your planning! When are you getting married?



          #68 Juliebeth

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          Posted 10 June 2013 - 07:25 AM

          Originally Posted by FutureMrsSingh 

           

          No I have not heard from the coordinator yet, but we just sent in our request form at the end of last week. We are working with a travel agent, and I have been obsessively calling the Moon Palace every day (so has our travel agent) just to ensure that our desired locations are still available for our date that we want. We should be finalizing everything this week in terms of locations and room blocks etc. I can't wait to get that part done so that we can start booking all of our other stuff!

           

          I agree that it is really nice to have a forum to talk to other destination brides. Congrats on your engagement and good luck with your planning! When are you getting married?

             June 20th, 2014 :)



          #69 shan0487

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          Posted 10 June 2013 - 07:56 AM

          I will be there from November 25-30 for our 1 year anniversary trip!! Anyone getting married then and want 2 wedding crashers?! :)



          #70 AmayaMeister2Be

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            Posted 12 June 2013 - 04:43 PM

            Hi ladies, this is probably random information I found but hopefully you will find it useful or just entertaining. While I'm not happy with the predicted forecast for our stay at moon palace next week (through the United States weather system); I decided to look at a European weather website for next weeks weather...... I hear their weather system is more accurate than ours (they have predicted tornadoes and hurricanes that our weather forecasting system never picked up) anyhow the one I came across has webcams set up alllll over the world and you can see live video feed of the day. There are 2 set up in cancun and both are at palace resorts- one at beach palace and the other at playacar palace. I've been staring at the beach palace one alllllll day. The water looks beautiful! It made me even more excited. Anyhooo hope this helps in someway, if nothing more stare at the live feed and day dream away!!!! http://www.wundergro...co/15/show.html
            76 room nights booked!!! 35 guests.




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