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#1 Tiffany Ellison

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 06:42 AM

Hi everyone :) 1st post!! (actually my 1st post ever on any forum...ever!)


I got engaged in February and haven't even started planning the wedding! Am I the only one who didn't pin their dream wedding on Pinterest before getting engaged??


Anyway, what I DO know is that we want a beach wedding at an all inclusive resort...somewhere! Thinking Mexico (we're from Texas) because we want to keep our guests at about $1000 (would Mexico be the best place??!)


I've been lurking on these boards a few days and the weddings and resorts and ideas are all gorgeous but I can't tell if guests costs are a main concern for anyone?


Thoughts?? I'm open to anything!! Looking forward to hearing from y'all :)

#2 brownsugarbride

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    Posted 02 August 2013 - 01:49 PM

    Congratulations on your engagement Tiffany!  Mexico is a great place to have a wedding at an all-inclusive.  Due to the fact that there are so many AIs, there is enough competition to provide a variety of options at different price points. A lot of people do Cancun, but depending on where you are in Texas, heading to the Pacific coast might be a better bet in terms of cheaper plane flights.  If you are considering the Caribbean, Jamaica might be another option to consider. 


    Personally, the prices my guests had to pay were a concern, as the only AIs that I thought would provide me with the privacy that I wanted would have been far too expensive for my guests. Thus, I picked a very reasonably priced all inclusive in Puerto Morelos, and am busing my guests out for an intimate, private wedding reception in Playa del Carmen about 30 minutes away.  I hope this helps! Again, welcome!

    #3 Moments That Matter

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      Posted 03 August 2013 - 10:17 AM

      Hey Tiffany  Welcome aboard, and Congrats on your engagement and beach wedding on the horizon!!! you're totally right - there's nothing like sharing sand in your toes and being with the love of your life, family n friends - FUN!


      Wishing you all the best with your plans and that your Big Day is everything you Dream it will be - Enjoy !!!







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      #4 photoisforever

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        Posted 05 August 2013 - 10:20 AM

        Howdy Tiffany + Welcome to our forum community

        Congrats on your May 2014 destination wedding!!! - the time will go by real quick - tho still give you enough time to form your perfect plans - y'all enjoy :)



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        #5 bridemoonpalace

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          Posted 02 September 2013 - 04:46 PM


          #6 tor86

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            Posted 03 September 2013 - 03:03 AM

            Hi Do you provide photography at the Gran Caribe Real hotel?

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