Jump to content

Photo

Oot Bags


  • Please log in to reply
8 replies to this topic

#1 liz24

liz24
  • Jr. Member
  • 209 posts
  • Wedding Date:November 13, 2014
  • Wedding Location:Riu Palace Riviera Maya

Posted 20 March 2014 - 07:38 AM

How is everyone getting their oot bags to their destination? Shipping ahead of time? Bringing in an extra suitcase? How about your wedding dress? Shipping or bringing on the plane?

#2 vanessav53

vanessav53
  • Site Supporter
  • 210 posts

    Posted 20 March 2014 - 08:28 AM

    @liz24 it is reccomended NOT to ship anything to Mexico as it will probably not make it through customs.

     

    Most of the girls on forum are bringing both with them in suitcases. Checking extra luggage for OOT bags and bringing their wedding dress on the plane with them in a garment bag.

     

    I will be doing the same with my stuff. Bringing a bunch of duffle bags so that way when the bags are empty I can combine them all into one bag and only check one on the way home.

    My suggestion from everythign i read is DO NOT ship anything down if you want to see it again.

    if you serach on this site there is many many bits of info on how to go through customs, teh receipts you will need,etc.

    This is supser helpfu I would use the search function up top. Let me know if you have any other questions.



    #3 Pablou

    Pablou
    • Jr. Member
    • 205 posts

      Posted 20 March 2014 - 08:32 AM

      My wedding dress is coming on the plane with me. As for the oot bags I've not quite decided as of yet


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

      #4 liz24

      liz24
      • Jr. Member
      • 209 posts
      • Wedding Date:November 13, 2014
      • Wedding Location:Riu Palace Riviera Maya

      Posted 20 March 2014 - 09:18 AM

      @Vanessav53 so people only have problems shipping? I won't need receipts just bringing it on the plane right? Thanks for the heads up. I had no idea!!!



      #5 jackshayne0123

      jackshayne0123
      • Jr. Member
      • 213 posts
      • Wedding Date:January 23, 2014
      • Wedding Location:Blau Varadero Cuba
      • LocationCalgary AB Canada

      Posted 20 March 2014 - 02:42 PM

      Oh yeah DO NOT SHIP ANYTHING!!! Bring it with you and don't let it out of your sight!! ESPECIALLY your dress. Duffel bags for the OOT bags, or Tupperware bins are great ideas! I've read a few brides have taken Tupperware bins, and taped them up. Bring extra tape with you, in case you are asked to open the bins for security to inspect, then you can tape it back up and on it's way it goes. I like the idea of duffel bags too, b/c those can be packed so easily into each other and brought back home. 



      #6 vanessav53

      vanessav53
      • Site Supporter
      • 210 posts

        Posted 20 March 2014 - 05:29 PM

        @liz24 there is a $300 limit per family for "goods" that are in addition to your regular luggage. Basically they want to make sure you aren't bringing things into the country to sell. Since most of the stuff is o bviously wedding stuff you shouldn't have a problem. There is a whole forum on this topic. NONE of the brides had any issues checking bags with them with weddign stuff. Theya ll got through no problem but the ones who had receipts zipped right through. I'm traveling with my parents, aunt, grandma, sister,etc. so I'm just going to split upt eh duffle bags and make sure none has more than $300 worth of goods in it. Which belive it or not is easier than I though ti twould be bc most of teh stuff I"m taking down is alot of the little things not expensive things

        As for my dress I bought a garment bag online called the wally 66 it got graet reviews on this site adn it fits in teh overhead compartment. It has special foam rollers in it to prevent you rdress from wrinkling. Jet blue does not have a closet to hang anything so I had to figure out how to get the dress down there. I am NOT letting it out of my site!



        #7 liz24

        liz24
        • Jr. Member
        • 209 posts
        • Wedding Date:November 13, 2014
        • Wedding Location:Riu Palace Riviera Maya

        Posted 20 March 2014 - 05:44 PM

        Wow thanks for the tips!! :)

        #8 Jennypert

        Jennypert
        • Site Supporter
        • 225 posts
        • Wedding Date:June 6, 2014
        • Wedding Location:Azul Sensatori
        • LocationChicago suburbs

        Posted 20 March 2014 - 06:12 PM

        @liz24 there is a $300 limit per family for "goods" that are in addition to your regular luggage. Basically they want to make sure you aren't bringing things into the country to sell. Since most of the stuff is o bviously wedding stuff you shouldn't have a problem. There is a whole forum on this topic. NONE of the brides had any issues checking bags with them with weddign stuff. Theya ll got through no problem but the ones who had receipts zipped right through. I'm traveling with my parents, aunt, grandma, sister,etc. so I'm just going to split upt eh duffle bags and make sure none has more than $300 worth of goods in it. Which belive it or not is easier than I though ti twould be bc most of teh stuff I"m taking down is alot of the little things not expensive things

        As for my dress I bought a garment bag online called the wally 66 it got graet reviews on this site adn it fits in teh overhead compartment. It has special foam rollers in it to prevent you rdress from wrinkling. Jet blue does not have a closet to hang anything so I had to figure out how to get the dress down there. I am NOT letting it out of my site!


        I found the Wally 66 on Amazon.com. It got great reviews from several people who used it to transport wedding dresses or ball gowns. From the description and reviews it may hold my dress and my FI's suit. I also like the tip about using duffle bags since I plan to leave some stuff down there. Thanks for the info.

        #9 soontobeONE

        soontobeONE
        • Newbie
        • 10 posts
        • Wedding Date:August 29, 2014
        • Wedding Location:Kaua'i, Hawaii

        Posted 21 March 2014 - 06:48 AM

        Any suggestions for OOT items for a wedding in Hawaii?






        0 user(s) are reading this topic

        0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users