Hi all! I am a newbie here and need some help.
I am looking to book a wedding in Cancun in January of 2017. What I want is really simple:
1. a beach ceremony with a white canopy
2. 1 hr cocktail for about 50 people
3. a private reception with a dj and dance floor for about 50 people
I have contacted a few resorts and they've bombarded me with information. I was basically asking what I should expect to pay for the above. Most told me to book a package and then add on the extra per person. The extra per person fee is high - around $120 at a few resorts.
It seems that its more cost effective to choose the complimentary package and then pay for the reception and cocktail hour. I've seen numbers at $55 per person for reception and $30 pp for cocktail. This includes open bar. I'm also assuming this includes basic setup of tables and chairs.
Wouldn't it be cheaper to go this route than to choose a package and pay that crazy per person fee? Or am I reading this wrong?
For any brides who have had similar weddings to what I am looking for - what did you end up paying? Thanks!