We sent an initial email like this:
We are happily engaged and are in the process of planning our Caribbean destination wedding. We would like to collect the contact information of our family and friends, so we can keep you updated on our wedding plans. Please take a few minutes to complete this form! Thanks everyone!
Alt. Phone Number:
As someone important to us, we want to get your opinion on whether you could attend our destination wedding in April of 2015. We are trying to keep the budget around $1500/person. This price would include your flight there and back, your 7 day stay at the resort, all your food, booze and taxes.
If you cannot attend, we completely understand.
Please pick one:
Definitely, I love vacations!
Sorry, I can't make it but congratulations
Not sure, but keep me posted
And then once we heard back from people we sent this: I found it posted on here by another bride! So very helpful!
We're so excited to finally be tying the knot on April 25, 2015 in Punta Cana. We hope that you will be able to share this special day with us!
We have been working with a Travel Agent to arrange the best travel packages for our wedding. To ensure coordination in all planning, we encourage everyone to make their arrangements through Lorie at Travel.
Contact Lorie by email at or phone at to secure your trip at the group rate before June 23, 2014
April 22, 2015 - April 29, 2015 for 1 week
All Inclusive Luxury Room based on:
Double per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Single (based on 1 adult per room)
Triple (based on 3 adults sharing)
Quad (based on 4 adults sharing)
Child (based on a child sharing a room with 2 adults)
Please note: We were only able to reserve 30 spots at this rate, so please book early to guarantee this price.
**Deposit is 200$ per person at the time of booking. The balance is due Feb 22, 2015. (60 days before departure) However, you can make payments towards the balance at any time to help spread the cost out.
Please be certain to say you are a member of wedding group when booking.
The rooms are reserved for us until June 23, 2014. After which they will be released. Please call early so as not to be disappointed.
We have also created a website: http://www.weddingwire.com/ (password: ) which will outline all of our wedding details, accommodations, information on the resort, etc.
We are so excited and can't wait to celebrate with all our friends and family!! Please do not hesitate to contact either Andrew (@hotmail.com) or myself with any questions or concerns you may have. Look forward to hearing from everyone! (Formal invitation to follow)
Hope this helps!