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#1 pjay

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 07:09 AM

Hello everyone!

 

Does anyone know of any 'fact sheets' or something of that nature that are floating around? I'm looking to provide my guests with a little sheet that goes over currency, things in the area/excursions in the area etc etc. 

 

Just wondering if anyone had something like this? I'm going to make my own, but I wanted something to base it off of.


 

My planning thread :
http://www.bestdesti...e/#entry1885631

 



 


#2 deecol

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 07:12 AM

Great idea @perianjay!  I would love to do the same.



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http://www.bestdesti...6/#entry1904529


#3 TammyWright

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 07:14 AM

If you want to add a link for excursions, I have one on BDW that your guests can book directly and pay for them: https://www.amstardm...inationwedding/

 

 

I did an FAQ on my wedding website page for my wedding in cabo.  You can change it a bit to use for Cancun. (sorry for the funky formatting...too lazy to fix right now but you get the point)

 

Frequently Asked Questions
 

What should I wear to the wedding? Can I drink the water? What food should I stay away from? What will the weather be like? Do I need a passport? Can I use the U.S. Dollar? Where is Los Cabos?


Wedding Attire

What should I wear to the wedding? We are having a relaxed, beach wedding weekend, so we are encouraging a "beach chic" look for the events.  For the ceremony, men should wear a nice shirt and pants (Tommy Bahama look is good), suits and ties are ok but not required by any means. Women should wear dresses. Sandals are ok, but please no shorts and flip flops during the ceremony.

 

Montezuma's Revenge
 

Can I drink the water?

The water supply for all of Los Cabos is spring fed ground water.  The water here is very pure, but be careful. The pipes used for distribution of the water supply and other factors can lead to contamination.  Although many people drink the water directly from the tap, it is not recommended.  Anywhere in the world, a change in drinking water can cause stomach distress. 

We recommend that you drink only bottled or purified water.  All of the major hotels purify their water or serve purified water.   However, you are better off ALWAYS drinking bottled water, even to brush your teeth. Dreams Resort provides free water bottles in your rooms.

"Auga Purificado" is what you want.

What food should I stay away from?

We suggest steering clear of anything that has been washed in unpurified water, such as lettuce (this means no salad), and fruit that can't be peeled.  When in doubt, do not eat it. 

Weather

What will the weather be like? It is paradise all year round with clear skies 360 days of the year and temperatures averaging around 78 degrees with minor fluctuations. Los Cabos may have about 5 rainy days each year generally in late August and September. The old saying - when it rains it pours, is very true of the rains in Los Cabos.

In the summer months, it can get VERY hot in Cabo, but hopefully May will still be on the mild side. 

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Temperature

64

66

68

70

73

79

81

82

81

79

72

68

Rain Fall

0

0

0

0

0

0

.4

1.6

2.5

1.2

1.2

0.8

 

 

 

Cabo San Lucas Average Temperatures (in F):
May highs: 80-85   lows: 65-70
June highs: 80-85   lows: 67-72

Current weather in Los Cabos:

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  Airport Delays
  Beach Conditions
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Travel Documents

Do I need a passport?

Short answer: YES! A passport book, not a passport card.
Currency

Can I use the U.S. Dollar?

Dollars and Pesos are widely accepted all over Los Cabos.  Credit Cards are also accepted for most purchases, and you will often get the best excange rate by using a credit card.  ATM's are also avliable in downtown areas. 

General Info

Where is Los Cabos?

Los Cabos is the municipality which includes the cities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, and located in the state of Baja California Sur.

Cabo San Lucas is located at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula in the State of Baja California Sur. Cabo is approximately 1,000 miles south of San Diego, California, 10 degrees below the Tropic of Cancer at a latitude of approximately 22 degrees. Cabo San Lucas is approximately 20 miles southwest of the Los Cabos International Airport.

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#4 deecol

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 07:14 AM

@TammyWright This is excellent!  Thanks for sharing!



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http://www.bestdesti...6/#entry1904529


#5 pjay

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 07:17 AM

@calgarybride2015 Kim, did you have anything like this that you distributed to your guests prior? I've seen a few floating around the forum in the past, but completely forgot about it until now. I wanted to do one with the funny useless spanish sayings etc.


 

My planning thread :
http://www.bestdesti...e/#entry1885631

 



 


#6 calgarybride2015

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 11:02 AM

@perianjay

Yes I sent out a pre travel brochure.

It had lots on it -- tidbits of info (high low temps, sunrise, sunset, time change, currency, adapters not needed etc) then I had good to know things about Mexico - don't drink the water blah blah. Good things to bring. Good things to know about what the resort offers. Commonly used words.

It's in my planning thread if you wanna go take a peak. I'll see if I can find it and cut/paste the page into here.

 

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

 

It's closer to the bottom! If you click on the picture it will make it easier to read.


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Edited by calgarybride2015, 15 October 2015 - 11:07 AM.

-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

 

 


#7 pjay

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 11:06 AM

@calgarybride2015 Thank you!! I can go hunting for it! I knew I saw one somewhere :)


 

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http://www.bestdesti...e/#entry1885631

 



 


#8 calgarybride2015

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 11:06 AM

@calgarybride2015 Thank you!! I can go hunting for it! I knew I saw one somewhere :)

 

I Just edited my post, but it's the first page closer to the bottom of my planning thread!!!


-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

 

 


#9 pjay

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Posted 15 October 2015 - 11:07 AM

@calgarybride2015 Thank you so much!!! :)


 

My planning thread :
http://www.bestdesti...e/#entry1885631

 



 


#10 acw271011

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Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:18 AM

@TammyWright always has the best info!! Thanks!!


I said "yes" again to the love of my life at Grand Coral Beach Club, Playa del Carmen, Mexico on our 4th anniversary - October 20, 2015

 

 

http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/topic/78874-acw271011-so-this-is-not-a-planning-thread-but/

 

 

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