Congratulations to Jennifer Maylath and Donald Dulin!
Where: Beaches Turks & Caicos
When: November 15th, 2013
Our wedding was really, truly amazing! Our wedding coordinator was Celeste, she was wonderful. Our wedding was on Schooner’s deck, and reception was at the French Village pool on the pavilion (up at top of steps in the covered area near the hot tub). It was a stress free, fun, perfect day. Loved Beaches, can definitely tell it’s a kids resort, but we didn’t mind. It wasn’t packed at all. Rained a bit almost every day, but also cleared up most of the time.
I would definitely recommend Beaches for a wedding. You can tell they do a ton of weddings. Well oiled machine. Minister, ceremony, DJ, and food were all perfect.
You were AWESOME to work with and so helpful in all the little details. If you ever have a bride who is unsure of Beaches Turks, a destination wedding in general, or who asks you for a reference, I would be happy to give one. I kept feeling like I should be stressing more, because everyone says how stressful it is planning a wedding. Other than the 2 weeks before we left when there were tons of details to pull together and packing to be done, it was fairly easy, and I would recommend it to anyone!
Thanks again Jen- you are great at what you do. And please pass that on to your team, especially Ryan and Alison, who supported me a lot in the planning process!
Review on Wedding Wire:
When my fiance and I decided to do a destination wedding less than 6 months from when we got engaged, I spent hours researching venues, destinations, and vendors to work with. VIP Vacations, and specifically Jennifer Doncsecz, kept popping up on different blogs, websites, and travel sites I was looking at. We ended up going with VIP and booking our wedding in Turks and Caicos. I can honestly say that working with Jennifer and her team at VIP was by far one of the BEST decisions we made in the whole planning process.
There are so many details to think of, and to have the expertise of someone who has done this plenty of times (and who can keep you calm) is invaluable. Jennifer was able to advise me on the specifics of the resort, her team handled all travel arrangements impeccably for our 34 guests, and she was in frequent contact with the wedding coordinator onsite at the resort to make sure all of our requests were met.
Jennifer and her team, especially Ryan Doncsecz and Alison Dobrowolski, went above and beyond in every way possible. Some details that I loved- getting update emails from Ryan every time one of our guests registered, Alison helping set up a wedding webpage and registry, coming home to a wedding card and custom gift from the team at VIP, Jennifer helping me with ideas for out of town gift bags, amazingly quick responses every time I emailed with a question, even after hours… and too many other things to list here.
The best compliment I can pay to the entire VIP team is that several of my friends and family (who know that I can get stressed and bogged down in the details) commend that they couldn’t believe how relaxed I was on our wedding day. I literally did not have 1 worry, and was able to be totally present and enjoy our day. It was the most amazing day ever, and I’m thankful to the VIP team for all of their help in making that happen!!
Welcome to our wedding website! We are so excited to have our friends and family join us for this special time in our lives. We are planning a fun and relaxing tropical destination wedding at Beaches in Turks & Caicos, an all-inclusive resort. Please refer back to this site from time to time for information as we get closer to November 15th, 2013!
While we would be honored to have you share this special day with us, we understand that it may not be a reality for some, and we know that your thoughts and well wishes will be with us. We will be having a reception in early 2014 and would love to celebrate with you there. Venue and date to be finalized in the near future!
Jen grew up in Hazelton, Pennsylvania and studied in Ireland for several years before trekking off to travel around Australia and South East Asia. When she returned home she moved to Conshohocken and began to work in sales for the recruiting firm Aerotek. Knowing that she needed someone to help carry things for her so she doesn’t drop and break them, she signed up for Match.com where she found DJ. She loves spending her time cooking, doing yoga and curling her eyelashes. She is looking into becoming the next “Billy Blanks” with Eyelash Curling Yoga. Jen is looking forward to saying ‘I do’ on a beautiful beach in Turks & Caicos!
DJ grew up in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania and studied at Mercyhurst College in Erie. He moved back to the area and works for Independence Advisors, where he helps people meet their financial goals. He was looking for someone to enjoy his delectable dish of Hot Sauce Chicken, so he happily responded to Jen’s email. When he isn’t working, he can be found doing anything to make Jen smile – and I mean anything. Just stop by on a Tuesday, which has been renamed “Two for Tuesday”, where anything he does that makes Jen laugh, she gets to request he do again. DJ loves spending his time playing golf, yelling at Tony Horton from P90X, and using his life size popcorn machine he talked Jen into buying for his birthday. DJ is excited for the wedding and plans on relaxing and celebrating their big day with family and friends!
How We Met
Jen and DJ met on Match.com. They had their first date at Vintage Wine Bar and it’s been true love ever since.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 in Ocean City, Maryland
Women – Formal evening gown with hat and gloves
Men – Tuxedo with top hat and cane
Just kidding J
Attire for the wedding will be “Beach Chic” – feel free to dress however casual or dressy you would like. Women will be wearing sundresses, skirts, cocktail dresses, or pants. The guys will be wearing light pants, slacks, shorts (not jeans), long or short sleeved button down, or polos. As for shoes, anything goes (flip flips, sandals, boat shoes, loafers, etc.) will also be acceptable. Feel free to bring your sunglasses!
A Few Things to Keep in Mind
• The rooms that we have reserved are available until August 1, 2013. Rooms will be released after that date. If you need to book after that date, VIP Vacations will still assist you with getting a room based on availability at the resort (special room rate not guaranteed).
• Please remember anyone traveling (including infants and children) are required to have a US-issued passport. Be sure to check the expiration date if you already have one. If you need to renew or apply for a new passport, please visit: http://travel.state.gov/passport, and allow plenty of time, it can take up to 6-8 weeks to receive a passport.
We look forward to seeing you November 15th!
Our Registry Website
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