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#1 MrsGuralewycz2B

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    Posted 04 February 2016 - 02:58 PM

    I think I must be crazy to be planning a destination wedding that will happen either September or October 2016!! 


    Is anyone using a travel agent or going directly through the resort??  Pros and Cons of either methond?? 



    Help me please!! I can plan other events but have become totally overwhelmed by my own!!!!  

    #2 TammyWright


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    Posted 04 February 2016 - 03:01 PM



    There really are no cons to using a travel agent as we help negotiate the best rates and amenities as well as provide service and advice...most of all, we act as your advocate when issues come up.


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      Posted 04 February 2016 - 07:05 PM

      I think I must be crazy to be planning a destination wedding that will happen either September or October 2016!! 


      Is anyone using a travel agent or going directly through the resort??  Pros and Cons of either methond?? 



      Help me please!! I can plan other events but have become totally overwhelmed by my own!!!!  

      @MrsGuralewycz2B,  You have plenty of time until October, with the right team of professionals you will be fine. I cannot think of any cons about working with a TA just as @TammyWright mentioned.

       When it comes to working with a travel agent, find someone who specializes in Destination Wedding. The can help you narrow down your options, based on what on your requirements. Also find someone who you feel is a perfect fit for you, you will be trusting them with such an important occasion. They can get you a some special group rates. They also offer more benefits for your for the Bride and Groom for booking your group. Most bride who work with with travel agent are able to put their focus on the booking the resort part. while you put your focus planning the wedding.  



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        Posted 06 February 2016 - 11:35 AM

        Welcome to our forum community MrsGuralewycz2B and Congrats on your upcoming dw in Oct!!! 


        You'll find lots of great resources here to help with your planning decisions, so well done on being off to a wonderful start already :)

        To give you even more inspiration, here are some magical wedding moments that matter we've captured in our magnificent Mayan Riviera......enjoy!!! 

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        Hope you find all the answers you're looking for to make the best planning decisions for You!!! cheers, team MTM :)

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        #5 acw271011

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        Posted 09 February 2016 - 08:48 PM

        @MrsGuralewycz2B  I'm absolutely on the travel agent side!! First of all, why would you want the stress? Let a professional handle it. A good agent will work with your budget and the budget you have for your guests as well as helping you stay within that budget. They'll also help with your wants and don't wants. Your guests will have a resource for their questions instead of trying to contact you while you're in the middle of wedding planning! A travel agent is definitely the way to go and one that specializes in destination weddings is a good route to go. The owners of this site - Wright Travel - are destination wedding specialists. You can go to the top search area and look under vendor reviews for the section on travel agents and see what past brides have said about their experience.


        I'm also an October bride and we renewed our vows this past October in Mexico. For health reasons I couldn't go full steam on planning until about this time last year and it all came together in time so you're fine to put it together for October of this year!


        Good luck and happy planning!

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          Posted 10 February 2016 - 01:24 PM

          @MrsGuralewycz2B Congratulations on your engagement!!! 


          Las Caletas is a truly magical place to exchange your vows and celebrate this special occasion. It is our private beach cove in the south bay and is only accessible by sea, giving it the seclusion and ambiance of an island hideaway. It covers an enormous area and features several beaches, a pyramid amphitheater built into the tropical forest and mountain side, various facilities/buildings (spa, kitchens, eating areas/restaurants, bars, restrooms, etc.), and several hundred acres of tropical forest.  We have Plenty Space for October 2016 (including wekend)


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          #7 calgarybride2015

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          Posted 12 February 2016 - 07:45 PM

          We planned ours in 9 months and probably didn't need that long so you have time!

          Definitely get a travel sent as said above :)


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