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Everything a destination wedding bride needs to know about planning her big day! VIP has a dedicated destination wedding blog. Martha Stewart and Bridalguide.com even use VIP’s blog on their site

Show Me the Money!

April 22, 2012

Cost of the flights: Check Cost of the resort stay:  Check Prices for the wedding:  ????? The question I seem to be asked continually by most perspective wedding couples is, “how much does the wedding cost and how much should I budget for?” Many resorts offer “free weddings”.  But the “free” usually …

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What’s Included in this All Inclusive?

April 14, 2012

Selecting a resort that’s all inclusive is usually one of the best suggestions that I can give to my wedding couples. Having to not worry about bar tabs and what guests should budget for after they have already invested so much to travel to your wedding, truly lessens the stress and helps …

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My Presence Is My Present!

April 1, 2012

Usually I write my blog from the perspective of the bride. Having been a destination wedding bride, I often refer to my own experiences, coupled with experiences I have shared with the other wedding couples I have worked with over the years.  However, this blog entry is from the dual perspective of …

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When is it “Paradise” Season?

March 17, 2012

I often joke with my friends who live in Jamaica, that they don’t have “seasons”; they simply have sunshine or rain.  Of course there are wetter times during the year, but unlike much of the U.S., the temperature in the Caribbean is usually between 75-90 degrees.    So is there really a better …

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Trashing What?

March 14, 2012

There is so much emphasis placed on finding the perfect wedding gown.  Soon to be brides spend hours trying on dresses in search of “the one”  that it is no surprise many gasp when they hear the term “trash the dress”. This concept doesn’t truly mean taking your sacred wedding dress and …

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The Law of Averages!

February 26, 2012

I would never claim to be a mathematician.  I actually prefer to use a calculator and rarely turn to a piece of paper for simple addition.  I guess you could say that I rely on technology to do my arithmetic.   Therefore, it is really difficult for me to even begin talking statistics …

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I Need a Plan of Attack!!!

February 4, 2012

One of the most common questions my wedding couples ask after they have selected their resort, held their time, and sent their save the dates, is—“how do we plan all the details?” If you are a Type A person, detailed oriented, or even a little OCD, planning your destination wedding will have …

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Flowers Die, but Diamonds are Forever . . .

January 22, 2012

Ever hear the expression, “Diamonds are forever”?  What an amazing marketing slogan created by De Beers Jewelers back in 1938!  Those three little words have become synonymous with diamonds and engagement rings as the ultimate piece of jewelry symbolizing eternity or eternal love. The expression isn’t really far from the truth either …

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Getting Started!

January 2, 2012

If I read back through all the blogs I have written, I realize that I never stressed how important it is to know “WHO” you are using to help you plan your destination wedding.   Let’s face it, this is the most important date of your life and most likely it is the …

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