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#1 SoniaCiullo

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    Posted 05 January 2015 - 09:30 PM

    Hi everyone,

     

    I am planning a wedding in Aruba for 14 of us for October 2015. I've enquired with the RIU Palaca and Occidental, and have been talking with Bonny from Aruba Wedding By Bonny. Does anyone have any suggestions on the best way to go? We want to stay at an all inclusive, but I'm not too sure about having the wedding on the resort as well as I'm not convinced you get a good deal on their wedding packages (and not to mention correspondence has been slow so far from both resorts).

     

    Any suggestions would be really helpful:))

     

    Thanks everyone



    #2 acw271011

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    Posted 06 January 2015 - 09:26 AM

    Congrats and welcome! Have you looked at any of the reviews here to see what past brides have said about the resorts you're looking at? As well, do you have a travel agent? Absolutely a must! They will work with you on rates and rooms and help your guests with their bookings as well. Not sure if you're in the US or Canada but if in the US there is Wright Travel that are affiliated with this site and work with a lot of the brides from here. If you're in Canada, there are several that the ladies here have used.

     

    Definitely take a read through the forums and the reviews and see that there is. Good luck!


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    #3 TammyWright

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    Posted 06 January 2015 - 07:30 PM

    welcome to BDW!  Aruba is a beautiful choice :)


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      Posted 09 January 2015 - 05:33 AM

      Congrats on your upcoming Aruba destination weddding, SoniaCiullo, and welcome to our forum community!!! you'll find lots of great resources here to help with your planning decisions, so you're off to a wonderful start already :)

       

      Wishing you happy research, and all the best with your plans - cheers!!! team MTM :)

       

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      #5 AllieH

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      Posted 09 January 2015 - 04:41 PM

      Aruba is absolutely stunning!! I can't wait to go back. 

       

      I don't have any advice for you - but I think of Aruba as one of those destinations where all inclusive isn't absolutely necessary. there are plenty of restaurant options and the island is easy to navigate. I would tend to think doing an off-resort wedding is the way to go, but I have zero knowledge of alternate venues, etc. Sorry!!! 

       

      Best of luck with the planning. 


       

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      #6 john329

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        Posted 10 January 2015 - 06:53 AM

        Congrats, best choice for your wedding destination event. My island Aruba.
        My name is John Zimmerman a Professional wedding photographer base in Aruba.
        We only specialized in Wedding photography, premesis and on locations shooting either if its on resorts premesis are on different locations around the island. It would be an honor to cover your upcoming wedding event in Aruba. Please feel free to contact me for any questions, base on our photography packages, pricing, portfolio.

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