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#1 lauriewilde

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    Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:02 AM

    Hi Everyone,

    I am new to this site and hoping I can some advice from all of you. I have booked to get married at Dreams Tulum the week of February 16, 2014. I have Save the Dates ready and a website created.


    Our travel agent told us that Dreams Tulum only gives quotes for a 2 week time period and then my guests have to get a new quote after that. Could change the price could not?


    Has anyone dealt with this constant changing quote? I thought I would get locked in for a longer amount of time?


    Alos, what wording did you use on your Save the Dates to get people to book, I fell like I am so in advancce no one knows their schedules or holidays at work?


    Last question. How far in advacne did you send actual invitations? Our Early Booking bonus in Aug 22, should I do it before than?

    #2 trbutler

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    Posted 04 January 2014 - 06:46 PM

    That seems odd!

    #3 megthomson

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    Posted 05 January 2014 - 09:40 AM

    Changing the quote sounds odd...it's a gamble because they could increase it as rooms are getting filled or dropping it if lots of rooms remain.  What did you end up doing?

    #4 TammyWright


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    Posted 05 January 2014 - 09:43 AM

    when we do group quotes, the rooms and rates are held for much longer until the client releases the rooms.


    It doesn't sound right so I would need more details.


    Was a group contract signed?


    Was this directly with the resort or through a travel agency?

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    #5 HEZZA

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    Posted 10 January 2014 - 04:27 PM

    that sounds fishy

    #6 krisdaversa

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    Posted 15 January 2014 - 10:06 AM

    I have gone to a few travel agents looking for pricing and the travel agent told me it depends on the hotel and who we book with (Air Canada, Sunwing, Signture etc)


    We were told 2 weeks on some and 90 days on other

    #7 CurlyKristen

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    Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:11 AM

    be careful for sure!

    #8 kcole123

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    Posted 27 March 2014 - 08:48 AM

    so much to consider that I have never realized once I started looking into the destination wedding. All worth it in the end though.

    Kristy and Nathan

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    #9 ChristienEarnest

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      Posted 30 March 2014 - 07:48 PM

      I think you need to get more information...the information they have provided seems to be incorrect.

      #10 DWBride2015

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      Posted 06 April 2014 - 11:57 AM

      I think you should talk to someone else

      Soon to be Mrs. Thiam

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