Please join Stephanie & Jerry as in Mexico to celebrate their love!
THE RESORT: Hotel XCARET
RSVP DEADLINE: May 19, 2023
Resort room reservations are on a first come basis & not guaranteed.
Your reservation cannot be confirmed until the deposit has been received. After May 19, 2023, ALL remaining rooms in the block they will be released and reservations cannot be guaranteed and are based on resort availability.
The tentative schedule for the week is below, first quick note from our couple:
Friday, May 17, 2024: Guests arrive
Saturday, May 18, 2024: Guests arrive - welcome cocktail party
Sunday, May 19, 2024: The Big Day! Ceremony details coming later!
Monday, May 20, 2024: Enjoy the resort or take in local culture, some guests depart
Tuesday, May 21, 2024: Guests depart
"Please feel free to stay as long as you’d like and you may go for 3 nights or longer, and a minimum of 3 nights is required. ”
THE RESORT: HOTEL XCARET
This is a massive, 900-room eco-minded, upscale all-inclusive resort. Has a plethora of on-site features and free access to area parks. Expansive grounds house several pools, stunning architecture utilizing natural rock, 10 restaurants, eight bars, a kids' club, and swish spa. Kayaks are available to weave through a river, YES I SAID RIVER. Gorgeous rooms have local decor, jetted tubs and separate showers, comfy beds, and furnished terraces with hammocks. There are a few exclusive dining options that are catered to certain guests or require an extra fee.
HOW THE PROCESS WORKS:
Once you are ready to speak with us, or read below as room details are available by scrolling down. Please complete the reservation form (CLICK LINK BELOW) and we will take it from there. This will give us all the information we need to assist you. An invoice itinerary will be sent over via email for your review. Once you approve the details are accurate and that you understand the terms and conditions, your deposit will be due. Invoice approval is required prior to your deposit being charged to your payment on file. From there you will emails form our team on things like how to make payments if you would like to, how to book flights, final payment reminders and more.
CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR ROOM FOR THE WEDDING
Even if you’re not 100% sure that you can make the trip, and you just want to get more info, please email Dani@myendlessescapes.com or set up a time to speak about your travel plans by clicking here: https://calendly.com/chatwithdani/destination-wedding-guest
Payments & Special Dates:
Deposit amount: $150.00 per person plus insurance (insurance pricing is based on the total trip cost. More details below) If booking airfare with Endless Escapes, payment in full for air maybe necessary. Please note: When making your reservation request be sure to include which insurance option you would like travel credit or full refund in the event of cancelation.
Additional payments can be applied to your reservation at any time up until the final payment date. Payment schedule may be revised made based on your reservation details if needed. Please request with Escape Artist Dani at the time of your reservation.
SECOND DEPOSIT DUE: September 11, 2023 $150 per person
FINAL PAYMENT: December 13, 2023
Your deposits are due within 24 hours of invoice approval or in some cases sooner if your adding airfare. Airfare payment may be due in full at the time of reservation.
When should I book? We suggest you reserve your room ASAP, as we have a select amount of rooms held in different categories and are a first come basis. Plus, you will have more time to make as manyy payments as you would like to.
We Kindly ask you reserve ASAP or before May 19, 2023, as Holly & Nico need time to plan the wedding and appreciate your reservation as soon as you can arrange your time away.
Any rooms reserved after the rooms are released, will be subject to availability. Room options that are not included in the room block may be available and subject to availability and rate at time of reservation.
PLEASE NOTE: Rooms booked outside of the bride and groom’s room block do not count toward fulfilling their contract. The bride and groom have worked very hard at setting up rooms blocks for their guests and are under contract for their rooms. Be kind, and book into the room block they have set up for you. We cannot stress this enough and if you think you found something better, please let us know so we can look at this together. This resort could also implement at $75 per person, per event fee when booking outside the group.
Guests staying off property must pay a resort fee the day of the wedding to access the resort.
I will need these details, ASAP.
Contact Dani@MyEndlessEscapes.com to discuss any room options that are not included in the room block if you have other requests or questions.
SPECIAL NEEDS & ALLERGIES OR IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOU WOULD LIKE THE RESORT TO KNOW ON ARRIVAL:
Please specify if anyone in your party meets any of the following criteria:
(1) is hearing or vision impaired 2) has dietary restrictions/allergies (3) needs a wheelchair
(4) is diabetic (5) highly allergic (6)Other
THE FLIGHTS: Flights are not included in our room block. We would be more than happy to assist in flight arrangements, please contact me directly to discuss options. If using miles or points, you’ll need to book your flights as we cannot do this using miles or points to pay for the airfare. Please be sure to send us your flight itinerary, as we need to provide this to the transfer company at least 60 days prior to travel and no less than 45 days to departure to confirm transfers.
AIRPORT TRANSFERS Roundtrip SHARED airport transfers are included in your stay, so if you book your own flights, be sure you email us your flight itinerary ASAP and not less than 45 days prior to arrival so we may arrange your transfers. Missed transfers non-refundable. Private nonstop transfers are an additional cost, please request pricing.
*Travel Protection -
Travel Protection Plus~ Travelers will receive the best pre-departure benefits in the industry that include our incredible Cancel for Any Reason† feature… All Travel Protection Plans include:
· Cancel the vacation, for whatever reason, and you're covered - Cancel for ANY reason. Plus, no change fees and a hurricane travel credit. Non-refundable hotel rates are not included.
· Worry less about travel mishaps - Now up to $3,000 in catch-up expenses if the trip is delayed 6 hours or more (previously the maximum was $500), up to $300 if bags are delayed, up to $1,000 for lost belongings, and up to $50,000 reimbursement of medical expenses if you get sick or hurt during your trip, plus up to $75,000 for emergency transportation.
· Wherever you are, whenever you need it, we are always here to help - 24/7 travel assistance, medical assistance, and emergency services.
Travel Protection Options:
· Travel Protection Plus - Cash Refund (refund to original form of payment only) - ($139.99 to $284.99* per adult) - this plan is for travelers who would prefer to receive a full refund in the original form of payment if plans change and cancellation is needed.
Notes: Adults are defined as 13 years and older at time of travel. Pricing for children 12 years and under varies based on Travel Protection Plan selected for the adults ($24.99 to $114.99). Travel Protection Plus is non-refundable once purchased and overrides the ALG contract terms for the protected traveler. Travel Protection Plus covers all air (Exclusive Nonstop Vacation Flights, Contracted Blocked Air, and Individual Scheduled Air Add On) when packaged with hotel. Travel Protection Plus is available to only those travelers within a reservation that want it; however, doesn't cover any increase in package costs due to changes in hotel occupancy. (~) Travel Protection Plus does not protect a group's scheduled air contract (inventory and price) in the event the minimum requirement of 10 seats (or as specified on the group contract) is not met. New air prices may be issued by the airline and original airline cancellation penalties may apply. (†) Less the cost of Travel Protection Plus. (*) Holiday surcharge December 18-30 per passenger: Add $30 for 13 years and older | Add $15 for 12 years and under (maximum $114.99).
It's very important to protect your vacation investment and to review travel protection. Pricing will be based on a per person rate. This is not included in the room rates as the insurance rates are based upon the total cost of your trip, along with the age of each person at the time of travel. Please contact Tracy prior to sending your reservation for a quote or any other questions. Other travel insurance options may be available upon request. Without travel insurance, we cannot guarantee any refunds in the event of cancellation and no travel protection during your travel. ***When making your reservation, please specify which option you would prefer.
Reservations canceled after the deposit has been made will incur a minimum cancellation fee of $150.00 per person from Endless Escapes. This is to process your cancellation regardless of insurance. **If anyone in your room cancels you may be responsible for the additional fees
Reservations without insurance will be subject to penalties at time of cancellation and cannot guarantee refunds.
· Also review all the insurance options and details regarding refunds No show reservations are also charged full penalty, 100% of reservation amount.
· In Addition, any changes to a reservation after the reservation is paid in full are subject to a $50.00 change fee. Lost or Misplaced documents have a $50.00 replacement fee per set.
PASSPORT NEED TO KNOW! A valid US Passport is required for this trip! It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure that they have a valid passport. Most destinations do require that you have 6 months left before your expiration date at time of travel. Be sure that you have a minimum of 6 months validity on your passport from the return date of travel, please check passports and if 6 months or less from travel dates, renew your passports ASAP.
ROOM CATEGORIES TO SELECT FROM:
(Please note if there is a category you would like and do not see available or listed below, please fill out the form or reach out to us and we will be delighted to help you review those details well.)
Rates are based on occupancy in a room for the entire length of stay.
Single = 1 person
Double = 2 people in a room and the rate is per person
Triple = 3 people in a room and the rate is per person
Child = 2 - 12 have a fee
These rates are for All-inclusive accommodations and round-trip shared transfers per person. Airfare and Travel Protection are not included, but we will be happy to review options with you. (see details below) Should you like to have private upgraded transfers, please ask for the pricing when you complete your reservation form.
We have a limited amount of rooms in each category, we request you to reserve ASAP as rooms are based upon availability.
Rates are based on travel starting from - May 17 - 21 with a minimum of 3 nights-required. Rates 3 days prior and 3 days after these dates so long as resort is available in the room category selected.
Booking outside of these dates will be subject to availability and possible change in room rates pending dates. -If you're looking for a room option that is not listed below, please ask! Some options are limited availability so please request your reservation as soon as possible in case we may need to request additional room options (based upon resort availability).
ROOM OPTION 1 SUITE RIVER (Bedding on request only)
ROOM OPTION 2 SUITE GARDEN
Escape Artist Dani will be AVAILABLE FOR YOUR RESERVATIONS! Please do not hesitate to send her a chat for some quick review of the details! She would be happy to help you plan your vacation to this amazing wedding.
Please read all details before filling out this reservation link, which you will find throughout this page for easy access:
CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR ROOM FOR THE WEDDING
IMPORTANT DATES OF NOTE & REMINDERS:
BOOK BY MAY 19, 2023 to take advantage of the group space and group rates. Availability subject to change after this date.
Deposits-$150.00 per person plus Travel Protection & (Airfare -if Endless Escapes is booking) are due the time of initial booking.
Second deposit due September 13, 2023 - $150 per person. Should you make payments over the second deposit amount, you will not be charged.
Flights-if booked will require payment in full at time of reservation in addition to fee’s above
Final payment due by - Decemeber 13, 2023
ROOMS WILL CANCEL IF PAYMENT NOT RECEIVED.
Reach out to your Escape Artist Dani@myendlessescapes.com or fill out the reservation form on this link: CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR ROOM FOR THE WEDDING
You may also email Dani@Myendlessescapes.com for an appointment to discuss your plans to attend the wedding. https://calendly.com/chatwithdani/destination-wedding-guest
Payments can be applied at any time to this link : https://www.myendlessescapes.com/submitapayment
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
CURRENCY: USD are accepted in Punta Cana so there is no need to exchange your currency.
Clothing: Resort casual. Most restaurants require men to wear long pants, shirts with collars and closed toe shoes for dinner. Some outdoor options will allow dress shorts.
Men-Must have nice long dress jeans or trousers for some dining options, (no ripped Jeans)
Airport: You must arrive 2-3 hours prior to flight departure to clear customs, lines can be very long and don’t find yourself in a bind. Planes do not wait!
Weather: The average temperatures in Punta Cana during the month of May are mid-high 80’s and lower mid 70’s in evening.
Not included in the All-Inclusive: Gift shops purchases, spa treatments, tours, excursions & motorized sports.
**TO JOIN US SIMPLY USE THE SECURE RESERVATION LINK BELOW**
CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR ROOM FOR THE WEDDING
Reminder: we must receive all reservations through this link, reservations cannot be taken via phone, you may email or call with questions.
YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING TRAVEL CONSULTANT IS ESCAPE ARTST DANI. Dani@myendlessescapes.com
Please email me to schedule a phone conference OR fill out the link for a reservation OR select a time on my calendar, I am looking forward to helping you plan reservation to this very special ocassion. - Escape Artist Dani
CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR ROOM FOR THE WEDDING