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#21 jennifernoel1

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 06:47 PM

How's the planning going
How's the planning going ??

#22 MissJen3

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 07:03 AM

I am very jealous of all you ladies who already have dates and places picked for your 2015 weddings! 

I started out with a travel agent in my home town, but I feel like getting quotes back on places is taking forever with her. Through the forums here I learned about a TA that a lot of ladies on here seem to be using. I emailed her to see if I could get her assistance, and it has been 2 days since I last received an email from her :(   I am now not sure if I should send her an email, and if so, saying what?  

Ugh! I just want a couple quotes so my FI and I can lock down a destination. Right now I am feeling stressed and frustrated. 



#23 kmk2016

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 07:36 AM

I am very jealous of all you ladies who already have dates and places picked for your 2015 weddings!
I started out with a travel agent in my home town, but I feel like getting quotes back on places is taking forever with her. Through the forums here I learned about a TA that a lot of ladies on here seem to be using. I emailed her to see if I could get her assistance, and it has been 2 days since I last received an email from her :( I am now not sure if I should send her an email, and if so, saying what?
Ugh! I just want a couple quotes so my FI and I can lock down a destination. Right now I am feeling stressed and frustrated.


Keep in mind that for later 2015, your TA has to manually request quotes from the tour operators/resorts and may be slow to reply to them so they can provide the info to you. Don't be afraid to pick up the phone to ask for an update from your TA and she can let you know what things she is working on for you!

Hang in there!


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#24 MissJen3

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 07:53 AM

Thanks for the encouragement. I contacted my original TA and she said she still hasnt received any new information and she will contact me as soon as she does. From this site I have also learned that manual requests from TA can take a while. How long do brides suggest I wait for a response?   I am trying my best to have patiences, but this last week has been especially trying. 

 

Thank you for all the helpful advice and responses!! 



#25 helenk

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 08:16 PM

@MissJen3 When I was researching resorts I looked at dates for this year rather than next year to get an idea of package pricing. I used bookit.com and cheapcaribbean.com to get my pricing info.


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#26 MissJen3

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 01:14 PM

@helenk I have been doing that on my own as well. I will try those 2 sites you mentioned though. Thank you!



#27 helenk

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 08:44 PM

@MissJen3 No problem! I know I was stressed when I was researching resorts and trying to pick one because I wanted to book the date! I actually had emailed the resort on my own first and I think the next day before I heard back from them I was looking into TA's and after talking with her they had replied back so from there I copied her onto all the emails so she could be in the loop. It's probably better to just book the resort on your own rather than waiting for the TA because you have to wait for the resort to email the TA and then the TA to get back to you. Good luck!

#28 calgarybride2015

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Posted 25 July 2014 - 08:08 PM

I am a January 2015 bride, great site :)


I am very jealous of all you ladies who already have dates and places picked for your 2015 weddings! 

I started out with a travel agent in my home town, but I feel like getting quotes back on places is taking forever with her. Through the forums here I learned about a TA that a lot of ladies on here seem to be using. I emailed her to see if I could get her assistance, and it has been 2 days since I last received an email from her :(   I am now not sure if I should send her an email, and if so, saying what?  

Ugh! I just want a couple quotes so my FI and I can lock down a destination. Right now I am feeling stressed and frustrated. 

 

Quotes generally took a week for us.....  It was frustrating but hang in there.


-Kim

Married on 2015/01/21 at the Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya with 43 guests in attendance   :)

 

Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...s-riviera-maya/

 

Wedding Pictures http://www.bestdesti...ra-maya/page-36

 

Wedding Review http://www.bestdesti...31#entry1885600

 

 


#29 MissJen3

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 06:27 AM

@calgarybride2015 we have finally chosen a destination. ..but now our TA is on holidays until August 5th! I feel like its always something.

@MissJen3 No problem! I know I was stressed when I was researching resorts and trying to pick one because I wanted to book the date! I actually had emailed the resort on my own first and I think the next day before I heard back from them I was looking into TA's and after talking with her they had replied back so from there I copied her onto all the emails so she could be in the loop. It's probably better to just book the resort on your own rather than waiting for the TA because you have to wait for the resort to email the TA and then the TA to get back to you. Good luck!


I took your advice and emailed the resort with my date and they did email me back with a general 'thank you for your Iinterest' email. At this point Im not sure if I should email again with the sate or if I should wait for my TA tocome back from vavacation on August 5.

#30 calgarybride2015

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 06:46 AM

OHH what one did you decide on?  I'd give the resort 3-5 days to respond.  Some took a week!  They get 100's of emails a day I would assume. If you haven't heard back in a week either email them again, or get your TA too. Sometimes they get a better initial response.  My TA did all communication for me until I booked the wedding, now I have done it all  myself. Good luck!  This is probably the most stressful stage.

@calgarybride2015 we have finally chosen a destination. ..but now our TA is on holidays until August 5th! I feel like its always something.
 


-Kim

Married on 2015/01/21 at the Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya with 43 guests in attendance   :)

 

Planning Thread - http://www.bestdesti...s-riviera-maya/

 

Wedding Pictures http://www.bestdesti...ra-maya/page-36

 

Wedding Review http://www.bestdesti...31#entry1885600

 

 





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