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LUXE Destination Weddings

Toronto , ON
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171 East Liberty Street, Suite #140
Toronto, ON CA M6K 3P6 (map)

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416-536-7422

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ABOUT US

They say that “necessity is the mother of invention,” and the adage was never more appropriate than in the case of LUXE Destination Weddings co-founders Tara and Matt Soloway. After... Read more
They say that “necessity is the mother of invention,” and the adage was never more appropriate than in the case of LUXE Destination Weddings co-founders Tara and Matt Soloway. After months of planning their own destination wedding in Jamaica, and wishing that a service existed that would maintain the integrity of their vision without their need to be involved in every small detail, LUXE was born.

Tara worked as a senior editor for lifestyle and travel publications, and Matt, as a corporate lawyer, prior to founding LUXE. They collectively agreed that LUXE needed to exist to help people just like themselves, so Matt and Tara assembled a stellar team of destination wedding professionals.

LUXE is a group of experienced travel consultants, wedding planners, graphic and web designers and photographers. Our team is equipped with the most up to date resources and knowledge of trends and developments in destination weddings. We are a full-service firm designed to ensure that each destination wedding we plan is as unique as our clients.

LUXE specializes in unique, luxury group destination weddings at the world’s most exclusive resorts, with an expertise in the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii, the DR, South Beach and Cuba. Unlike a traditional travel company, LUXE Destination Weddings Inc. focuses solely on destination weddings and honeymoons.

Our main objective is to provide our clients with the peace of mind that their island wedding dreams will become a reality. We understand the anxiety and stress involved in planning a beach wedding for family and friends in a foreign country, and our mission is to provide a service that eliminates these pressures. LUXE will custom tailor consulting, travel and planning services to our client’s needs and expectations. We guarantee LUXE quality service to every client we work with. If you have always dreamed of your own beach wedding, let LUXE help you every step of the way. Our goal is for our brides and grooms to enjoy their big day away, while we take care of the details. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

What types of weddings do you accommodate?
Civil, Destination, Eco-Friendly / Green
What wedding planning services do you offer?
Day-of Coordinator, Full Planning, Partial Planning

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Jolene LeBar
Wedding:
6/6/2014
4.6/5.0
Mandy was very helpful in finding us a desired location for our wedding. We were so pleased with our choice, and I was very particular what I had wanted. We ended up going with Dreams Palm Beach but we had our wedding at the Jellyfish Restaurant. Alexandra helped us plan our dream wedding from there and it truly was our dream wedding. Although the wedding coordinator at the Jellyfish was let go, we became very stressed, however Alexandra reassured us that this would not affect our wedding at all as it will be just as beautiful with the new coordinators and it certainly was with all of her help. Christy was responsible for booking all of the guests a room at the dreams resort. A few of our guests complained that she wasn’t very nice to them, which i found surprised because she was always nice to me. When we go to the resort we had a catamaran planned but Christy had mentioned that we would not be able to book this until we arrived on site and when we arrived in the Dominican Republic they said we had to have booked it 2 weeks prior. I had a meltdown and Christy was out of the office, so I became overwhelmed with stress. I called Alexandra who had taken over from there, she contacted Sunwing and had the whole thing resolved for us to attend the catamaran cruise as a large group. We truly appreciate everything that Luxe has done to make our wedding spectacular and we have heard nonstop about how amazing our wedding was! Well worth every penny!!
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Jenna
Wedding:
6/5/2014
3.3/5.0
Luxe destination weddings worked very hard to help me find the perfect resort for my wedding. That process took about 6 months and eventually I found the perfect resort at the perfect price!

Once my family started booking their trips with Luxe, things went downhill. They kept claiming that their emails weren't going through to explain why they weren't getting back to people. My Mother-in-Law was waiting for her travel documents (2 months before the wedding) and when I followed up with Luxe it turned out that they never even did the paperwork to book her trip in the first place! I got very upset and they scrambled and eventually got her booked at the proper price. Everything worked out in the end, but I heard LOTS of complaints from my family about the service that Luxe provided.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
0.0/5.0
This is worse company I have ever done business with.

Here's my story...My fiance and I chose a destination wedding in Mexico. Since we both have demanding jobs we decided to use a travel agent to help coordinate everyone's trip. Good decision on our part since we have 65 people attending from all over the US. It was my decision to use LUXE Destination weddings because of their "connections" with our resort. Once we signed up we were tossed to two people and ended up with Jessika. Jessika was the most obnoxious person to work with.
You would think as a travel agent there would be reminder emails sent out every once in while to say "Hey guys just want to remind you there is month left for deposits" but she didn't. I would have to send them.

Then Jessika would take a week off every month along with a few sporadic days here and there (must be nice).... She would never put her away message on so no one knew she was not in the office. So their questions where just ignored for the week she was gone as well the following week, because it took her at least 7 working days to respond to your email.

Once we started to send out CC authorizations for deposits, our quests would send them back, with no response. So no one new if she had the authorization or if they had a room or anything. At the very beginning of this my fiance and I put down a $6000.00 for a room block for our guests. This held 20 rooms. Now the deal was when guest book their rooms they put down their own deposit relieving our responsibility for that one room.... Well Ms smarty pants told people that they did not need to put their own deposit down bc we (my fiance and I) had d
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
0.6/5.0
Buyer beware! Luxe was horrible to work with and there was much stress and plenty of tears along the way. The costs for flights and hotel rooms were significantly higher than if we had gone directly through the hotel and there were hidden costs and deadlines that kept cropping up as we proceeded (additional thousands!). When we could not get answers from Luxe we worked directly through the hotel, only to discover that the problems were not with the hotel but with Luxe. Also, there is a second layer of "middle men" between Luxe and the hotel so it was difficult to get answers and solve issues. It was only after we directly contacted the wedding planner at the hotel that questions were answered. Using Luxe was more expensive and more hassle than if we had simply used a travel agent. Also, this company is in Canada so there is no one to complain to if you have claims, such as the Better Business Bureau or the Attorney General's office. I would never recommend this company.
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Danette
Wedding:
12/15/2013
4.9/5.0
After a few months of saving my then Fiance and I were shopping around for the best destination wedding planners that Toronto had to offer. After half a dozen of consultations, and hours and hours of research we decided to go with Luxe. They had a big office, fancy site and all of the works of a solid destination wedding planner and I am very glad I decided to work with them. Right from the start our wedding planner Shir was hard working, considerate, professional and gave us numerous suggestions, and answers for every questions we asked no matter how silly. The wedding was absolutely gorgeous, everything was just the way we liked it and flipping through the photos right now is a great feeling, our wedding was absolutely perfect. I want to also give a big hug to our photographer, the photos look lovely! Thanks for everything Luxe, Shir you guys were great!
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Chanda
Wedding:
12/11/2013
4.9/5.0
My husband and I are just settling back into our home after our wonderful wedding in Nassau, Bahamas. The wedding was absolutely beautiful, I didn't want it to end! I would like to thank Luxe and especially Mandy for going the extra mile for us and being highly motivated to make our wedding as perfect as it can possibility be. Our Family and Friends really enjoyed themselves and they said it was one of the best weddings they have been to. I felt like a superstar and all of this great treatment was definitely spoiling me, in a good way(I hope). Thank you for making this wedding such a success!
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Mazie
Wedding:
12/9/2013
4.9/5.0
I tried planner our own wedding a few months ago and after a few failed attempts we decided to hire Luxe. I am not a very punctual person in general and having Carla there, my assigned wedding planner to help us every step of the way was definitely a great feeling. I want to thank her for all of her patience, there were numerous times where I would just forget the time, event, and Carla would have to constantly remind me what was going on or I would of forgot half of the things that we needed for our wedding!

After seeing all of the amazing things Sandals La Source Grenada Resort & Spa has to offer we decided to get married there, everything was like a wonderful dream and the wedding was great! The seafood, decor, loved every bit of it. I want to give Carla a big hug for all of the wonderful work she has done and Luxe for doing such a fabulous job!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
0.1/5.0
The perspective from a guest at a destination wedding where the bride and groom used Luxe Destination Weddings out of Toronto. Highly Disappointed!!!!
The things that went wrong.
1. They screwed up the date of the wedding. They booked the following week and were unable to switch back to the original wedding date.
2. Had 3 or 4 different travel planners so no consistency and added to mistakes and confusion.
3. They screwed up my reservation!!!! Invoice sent to me lists my full payment for single occupancy yet they booked me in as a double occupancy. 2 months later and one week before departure to wedding destination I receive email notification that I'm being refunded the difference and randomly placed a stranger (to me) but a member of the guests to this wedding into the shared room. When I spoke to the wedding planner, they assured me it would be fixed when we arrive. BIG mistake. No resolution. I was stressed, ended up several times in TEARS. I nearly had a nervous breakdown! I'm trying not to upset the bride and groom. The hotel would not put me in a single occupancy as my invoice clearly states double occupancy. When phoned Luxe they were unreachable as we got answering machines. So picture after the long day of travel to spend 3 hours trying to resolve my reservations, can't get a hold of Jackie (last travel agent) and finally the guy at the desk was gonna comp one night for me in my own room until we hear back from the travel agent. Otherwise they were gonna ask for $1800 additional for me to pay to have my own room. Plus they wanted me to reserve the room on my credit card for the one night. I refused. I'm not forking over more money for Luxe's mistakes.
Resolution was I ended having another crying fit, unable to relax as I'm worried about my reservation. Forced with share with the stranger or pay up the $1800 for my own room. Luxe did nothing to help. I opted to share with my sister, my mother and my nephew. Thanks Sofa bed!!!!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We recently had a destination wedding in Jamaica which was organized by Luxe, and wanted to quickly share that Luxe is amazing. With a guest list close to 90 guests, there is absolutely no way we could have pulled this off without our planner, Emma. We had a lot of requests and logistics and she helped us pull everything together seamlessly. She solved a hundred problems before they started and was extremely attentive, perceptive and accommodating. She took away all the stress and uncertainty which allowed us to focus entirely on the day without worrying about a thing.
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Olivia
Wedding:
3/30/2013
0.5/5.0
Issue: #1. They dont look for deals, they give u the highest price on flights and hotel, so the majority of my guests went ahead and just booked on their own. The ones that did book right away were pissed that there was waaay cheaper deals out there through the same travel agency. We paid 1260 for our flight and hotel, and there was deals our there for 890 taxes in. So if you want to make your guests happy, you're better off just hiring your own travel agent (maybe even someone you know)
#2. A couple of my guests recieved info on a bruno and olivia getting married in costa rica march 30th, well it's cuba, not costa rica.
#3. We arrive in cuba to find out that Luxe had sent the wedding coordinator info on Bruno and Olivia getting married May 30th instead of March 30th. The hotel already had different plans for march 30th, so here we are running around, stressing to shit because some of our guests were leaving the day after the wedding date. The hotel wanted to do it the sunday or monday, but that wouldnt work since some of our guests would be gone by then. After stressing and crying and being ready to give up, the hotel finally agreed that we can do it March 30th, but the catch would be to sign the legal documents the day before rather than the day of. That ended up pissing my family off because they werent invited to the signing, just the witnesses.
So the wedding rolls around and so far its perfect, like a dream. They told us we have the beach ceremony until 10:30, so my DJ friend organized a whole mix to bring with me, timed exactly to the time we have on the beach. We eat dinner, then after dinner we start the music and not even an hour later a worker from the resort comes, shuts off the music and says he needs the equipment. All bc they had diff plans for march 30th bc luxe effed up. My wedding was ruined and luxe didnt even get back to me when i emailed them after the destination, its been a month now and still no email
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I hired Luxe Destination Weddings after a fantastic first meeting with Jessica at their office in Toronto (the office was beautiful I might add!) We were easily sold on the opulence package. We married at the Majestic Colonial in Dominican - 49 guests joined us for the trip. Mandy was an incredible travel agent to work with, extremely empathetic and understanding of our needs. We had a bunch of kids with us as well as elderly guests so the requests were all over the map. We travelled all together for a week and it was unforgettable. We worked with Rebecca on the wedding planning and she was extremely bubbly, caring and full of great ideas. The wedding was a sunny day, we were all so relaxed and i can't say enough wonderful things about the whole experience. Thanks to the whole team at Luxe, the wedding team at Majestic and to my new husband and supportive parents and now in-laws who all supported the idea of a destination wedding from day one. It was such a GREAT choice.
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c
Wedding:
5/15/2012
0.6/5.0
I was asked to be the best man at my nephew's wedding in Jamaica.
I was contacted by Luxe for my details and to get my payments.
at first they seemed together and willing to help, and answered my few questions. but it all went wrong once my deposit was accepted.
they had passed us along to 3 different agents and no one would return our emails, and when they did, i still had to ask for more information.
they assumed we all wanted to sit together on the plane, and then tried to put me in a double bed room without asking.
I had to prompt them twice for my tickets and then again for my hotel voucher....luckily I had traveled to an all inclusive before otherwise I would not have known to ask for my voucher.

After getting to the resort, I had found out that they had not given my mother a hotel voucher as well, and had not booked my sister for the 2nd week of accommodations as she had paid for....This took a call from the onsite air canada rep directly to Luxe to be fixed, and it still took them days to rectify it...The group was over 20 people and more than half of us either had slow responses of did not get the information that they needed.....I would not recommend this company to anyone...
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear c,
Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback however we welcome you to contact us directly to resolve any concerns with respect to your experience. Specifically, we will require details to find out who you are, as it is very important to us.
Thank you, Jessica
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dmilka
Wedding:
5/14/2012
5.0/5.0
For the longest time, I was planning on getting married at home and having a large wedding at a local venue. My mother and i planned everything and we were ready to send out invites when i realized this was not what i wanted. I spoke to a few friends who had gone to a destination wedding in Jamaica and i started to get interested. The thought of having an intimate group of friends and family join us away became so much more appealing than what we had planned. I was referred to Luxe Destination Weddings by my aunt who sent me a link to an interview about them in the Globe and Mail. To be honest, when i called, i didnt know anything about destination weddings, and i was a bit scared, everyone was telling me something different and my head was spinning. I spoke to Jessica and she spent a lot of time talking to me about destination weddings in general. I probably called her 10 times over a few weeks and asked her a ton of questions. She was great, and i started to feel more comfortable with the whole idea. She really helped me to understand the pros and cons and was a great resource. i finally decided that this was what i wanted to do, and i hired Luxe to handle everything. This was the best decision i made. The first challenge was figuring out where and when, and i worked with Mandy looking at several options. Almost daily i would call Mandy with a new list of hotels i had seen online, and she would help sort through them with me, and keep me focused. I quickly realized that Mandy knew what she was talking about and i let her guide the process. In the end, we chose the RIU Negril, and it was perfect for us. Fast forward a few months, and Mandy and her team had made all of the travel arrangements for my family and friends, and Alexandra was working with me to plan the wedding of my dreams. Of course there were bumps in the road, like when the flights changed or we couldnt get the musician i wanted for our wedding night, but overall it was a fun process and i definitely could not have done it without the help. My family and friends had the best time, and everyone is already asking me when we are going to have a reunion. I had so much fun, and i am truly grateful for all of the help i received from the people at Luxe. i told Jessica if anyone ever wants to speak to me, to refer them to me, having spent a year working with everyone there and going through the process, i hope to be able to help future brides who were in my position get the information they need to make the right decision. For me, a destination wedding was the best choice i could have made, and having the support of Luxe from day one was a saviour.
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rsummers
Wedding:
5/13/2012
5.0/5.0
I went to my friends wedding at Azul Beach in Mexico. It was the best trip i have ever gone on. We spent a week at this beautiful hotel and spent time with old friends celebrating together. I personally only booked my travel with luxe, and it was a great experience. They were professional, easy to deal with and very helpful helping my family with all of the special arrangements we needed to make for our young children. In speaking to other people who went, everyone shared a similar experience with luxe. Our group coordinator was Menisha, and she was great. I do know that the bride and groom loved their wedding planner, although i am not sure the woman's name they worked with. The hotel was incredible, especially for kids. The actual wedding was perfect, not a cloud in the sky on the beach. All in all, a great experience.
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StephCoop
Wedding:
5/5/2012
0.0/5.0
I was a guest at a wedding that took place in Mexico recently. This company was terrible from Day 1. Menisha was the travel corrdinator and was awful to work with. She only returned emails after the bride and groom had her manager, Anne, involved. When she did respond to emails she never provided the information requested. When it came to pament, she either overcharged or forgot to charge guests and again the bride and groom had to step in. When it came time for travel documents, they were not provided until the day before departure when the bride and groom again had a conference call with management. The poor bride and groom had the most stressful time trying to have their guests travel arrangements made. The transfer arrangements to and from the airport/hotel were a nightmare for the majority of the guests including having to pay their own way when the bus did not show. This company has NO work ethic, are lazy, lack any knowledge of customer service and I would never suggest anyone use them.
Services Used: Travel
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. However, we truly regret reading your remarks. At LUXE, we are a hardworking team with an exceptional work ethic, and we care greatly for our clients. We take pride in our work and feel very hurt when we read such remarks from any clients. We welcome you to visit our office and meet with the staff in person, to see that this picture you painted is both unfair and untrue. It's important to recognize the complexities involved in travelling to a destination wedding, and while we truly wish your experience was contrary to your review and apologize for anything that was in our control, perhaps it is unfair to speak on behalf of the group or the bride and groom.
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dspring2012
Wedding:
5/5/2012
5.0/5.0
My wife and i had a magical wedding last week, it was amazing! We got married on the beach at sunset, and later had a huge beach party, everyone was dancing, we had a mojitos station, reggae music, it was the best wedding ever. We are from Vancouver and had family and friends come with us from across the country and even some family from Europe. I knew about Luxe Destination Weddings because i went to a co-worker's wedding in Jamaica a few years ago and they loved working with the people at LUXE. in short, they were everything they promised to be and more. I first spoke to Jessica and warned her that i had a large family coming from all over and things could get tricky, lets just say i did not want to have to deal with my own family members. THANK YOU CARLA!! My wife worked with Alexandra for the wedding planning and had only great things to tell me, to be honest i was not too involved in that side of things. But i do know that my wife and i and all of our friends and family loved the wedding, we had the best time, and so did everyone who came with us. Luxe, i cannot thank you enough, if any of your clients want to speak directly to a happy groom, please have them call me. We love you guys, you are the best! PS i love the new offices, so happy we came by to meet you in person.
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treef
Wedding:
4/7/2012
5.0/5.0
I was just married at the Aqualina resort in Miami Florida and
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank LUXE! Wow, I worked with Rebecca I don't know
where to begin to thank her. It has been an absolute pleasure working with her and the Luxe
team. We want to thank them from the bottom of our hearts for planning our wedding and
making it a dream come true. Their hard work and dedication was truly a godsend. Much love and gratitude to the team at Luxe Destination
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AbbyD1980
Wedding:
2/25/2012
4.9/5.0
We hired Luxe destination weddings in may of 2011 with planning our wedding for February of 2012. I thought I would take a minute to share my experience.

We were assigned to Mandy as our travel agent. She was really great. The travel experience was not perfect, but when i look back on it- it was really my family that was causing me so much stress. Everyone always had something to say!! To all destination wedding brides out there- it's your wedding and you should do what you want to do!
Anyways, Mandy helped us every step of the way, she was wonderful. We chose the Azul Sensatori in the Mayan Riviera and would recommend to any bride!! If you are looking for a hotel that is family friendly and very high quality, the Sensatori is a great choice!
Alexandra was our wedding planner and we absolutely adore her. She was so efficient and sweet and most of all helped us create our dream wedding. I work in sales and am constantly on the road so really have very limited time to email resorts, nor am I the type to have the patience for it!
We chose the Luxe service package where Alexandra joined us for our wedding day. Our ceremony out on the sky deck almost didn't happen- the clouds rolled in but luckily no rain! It was magical and would not have been the same without alexandra there with us. She was a godsend!

Luxe was a great choice for us. I would recommend it to any busy couple looking for a destination wedding planner! It is a strange feeling not having anything to plan with Alexandra and Mandy moving forward- I will truly miss them!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
I got married less then two weeks ago and i'm already back and raving about it. We got married at the Azul Sensatori in the Mayan Riviera on the sky deck and it was breathtaking. I felt luck the luckiest princess in the world (really, not just saying it!). The whole day the clouds loomed around and we got a drizzle of rain just a few moments before our ceremony started, but then it broke and cleared up and we had the most beautiful night ahead of us. From the staff at Luxe Destination Weddings being so loving to me, to the staff onsite at the Azul Sensatori, I couldn't have asked for a better combo. We had guests flying in from Toronto, Calgary, Phoenix, Los Angeles and New Jersey so seeing everyone together was really amazing.

Our event ended around eleven, so the whole group (including my parents!) all gathered around the pool together and made our own party continue into the night. Gotta love the all inclusive hotels for these type of situations! I was in love with how both our friends and and family got along so well and how accommodating the staff at the Sensatori were to us being a little bit rowdy late into the night. Thank you Luxe and Azul Sensatori for a memorable destination wedding.
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moosey
Wedding:
2/11/2012
0.8/5.0
Save your money. This company does nothing but try to push you to the same hotel chains that they probably get refferal $$ from and basically all they do is take what you tell them and relay info to the hotel wedding planner.

They are not planners but order takers. And you have to deal with a different person for each section of the weeding. They basically never pick up when you call, take forever to return messages because they are always "in a meeting".

Trust me, we wish we never had hired this company and put the $$$ towards the wedding.

The only person that made some kind of effort to resolve our issues was Rebecca. But unfortunately it only came after we got super upset and like a week before our wedding. Imagine our stress level...
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LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Moosey,
Thank you for your comments. As your post is anonymous, we feel it's important to reply. The experience of each client is very important to us and we take all feedback very seriously!
LUXE travel makes recommendations to hotels that are tried, tested and true. Nothing hidden, no referrals. Our goal is only client satisfaction. We are sorry that your experience working with our company was less than satisfactory but we request that you follow up with us directly so that we can properly address any of your specific concerns in person. Unfortunately, your review is general and anonymous, so please identify yourself to us. Thank you.
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bcooper
Wedding:
1/27/2012
0.3/5.0
My husband and I and 85 other people attended the wedding of the daughter of a friend of our on January 27th at the Sandos Caracol Resort in Playa de Carmen. From the time we put our deposit down on the vacation (1 year in advance) the whole experience was fraught with frustration and unprofessionalism. We had a number of different agents handling this holiday and it seemed every time we tried to get any answers, our calls were not returned. The only time Luxe was in contact was when they wanted more money. We, personally, received our tickets less than a week before our departure. The bride and groom had paid for services for their guests that we never received. We also had a friend attending that had had two knee replacements operations. I explained to Joe one year before we left that we would have to be near her and she would have to be in a room on the main floor. I explained again a few months later and followed up with a letter so they would have it on file. Of course, when we got down there she was on the second floor and would have had to walk up (WITH A WALKER!!!). Totally unacceptable! The resort got her a main floor room but on the other side of the resort from the rest of us. They stayed there until they could move AGAIN to be closer to our group. The mother of the bride had, specifically asked for an ocean view room, about 9 months before the wedding. Less than a month before we left she was informed she couldn't have it. No appology, no reason. Of course once we all got settled and were together, we did enjoy ourselves and our complaints were really with Luxe not the resort. All in all an experience that I would not like to repeat. My advice for any prospective brides that are reading this and looking for a destination planner - keep looking.
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LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your review bcooper. As a customer service based business, we sincerely regret to hear about your recent travel experience as a wedding guest. Please know that our primary goal is customer satisfaction, and your feedback allows us to evaluate the partners and suppliers we work with, and improve on our practices. LUXE is a group of dedicated wedding and travel consultants (real people), that work very hard for our wedding groups. We are very sorry that your personal travel experience was anything short of wonderful. With respect to your comments, our policy is to follow up with guests directly, rather than through third parties or on behalf of other guests. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly to discuss any concerns further. Best regards, Jessica
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I tied the knot in St. Lucia. We got married in the late afternoon, hillside at the Windjammer Landing Resort. It was a stunning experience and something our guests have repeatedly told us they will never forget. "Best wedding ever" is the feedback. Yay!
A bit of background -I hired Luxe as my planner and travel agent using the opulence package, and my experience was great. Service was top notch, the hotel selection just perfect, I just loved Windjammer so much as it was so beautiful in St. Lucia. What a memorable and beautiful experience. I feel very blessed that I was able to have such a dream weeding and I'd like to thank Luxe and the staff at Windjammer (shout out to Simone!) for an amazing time and for caring so much about our group. Warmest thanks!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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PrincessPrune11
Wedding:
1/16/2012
5.0/5.0
We got married on January 16, 2012 at the Riu Negril. We found Luxe online and ended up purchasing the opulence package. All the other destination wedding companies websites looked so cheesy.

We are very chilled out kind of people so maybe that is why we have absolutely nothing bad to say about them. I can imagine others get worked up for no good reason. We initially were looking at March of 2012 but got really nervous about the pricing coming back so high. With Amanda's recommendation we were able to get rates that were wayyyyy cheaper. They had a list of properties for us to choose from where they get special rates if we wanted and we decided to go with the riu.

They only wish I had was to have a bigger budget. We went with the first package which is 5 hours of wedding planning. Alexandra was so nice and made things so easy, we wish we would have had more hours to spend with her. The hotel was not as excited as alex to be helping me plan my wedding but were super great on the day of.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
We used Luxe with our destination wedding plans. I had attended a Luxe wedding they did about three or four years ago, which is exactly when I knew I was going to have a destination wedding when my time. I called them up when I got engaged and they directed me to Jamaica for my wedding (the wedding I went to before was in Mexico, so I wanted to go somewhere new). It took a little while longer than I'd hoped to finalize our hotel as I was very conscious of getting good rates for our group. But with a little negotiation, they were able to help me get the rates I wanted at the Riu. We got a lot of pressure from our parents so once we finally put our deposits down, I was really relieved. Once that was in order and we saved our wedding date on the Riu website online, I took a break before getting into my wedding plans. We didn't use one of their bigger planning packages as my budget didn't allow, so I did a bunch of the planning work on my own, which was actually REALLY slow, but working with Alexandra really helped steer me on the right path. She had creative suggestions and I ended up bringing some gorgeous paper flowers and fans for decorations. When I got back, we debriefed and I can honestly say that the overall experience was positive and helpful. If you've never attended a destination wedding, hopefully you'll get invited to one soon because its really the most incredible experience you could have. I am soooo happy that we had a destination wedding! Thanks for your help Luxe and all the wonderful staff at Riu.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I can't believe its over! What an amazing experience from our engagement until our honeymoon. I got married at the Dreams Palm Beach resort in Punta Cana and then we took a separate honeymoon to Thailand (which was amazing). I'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate Luxe on a job well done. I know that it's not an easy job to do, especially with a large group, and I also know that planning a destination wedding is not always a perfect easy flowing thing. I knew this going into it, as it's a lot to ask people to come. The only downfall is that one of my best friends didn't come because they just had a baby and didn't want to travel to Dominican with a 1 month old. Other than that, we give the planning portion a thumbs up. The service from day one was really top notch and I know (from working in the service industry) that businesses don't always get the recognition they deserve, so I thought it would be appropriate to do so with this review. I could tell that both Amanda and Rebecca actually cared about me, and that really goes a long way when planning your own wedding. She offered great ideas and went above and beyond what she was supposed to do for me. If you are planning a destination wedding, then Luxe is the expert company to use. They've been doing the travel and planning thing longer than most of the other companies I interviewed, so I relied on their expertise… and I can honestly say it pay off. I'm compelled to be on this forum now to praise when it's justified to do so.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Vnunes4ever
Wedding:
9/6/2011
4.6/5.0
I just wanted to take a few minutes and share my Luxe experience. I called Luxe in April to know more about what they do. The website was beautiful but I couldn't seem to find their service packages.
I called and the girl I spoke to was so responsive and professional, a VERY different experience from the other companies I was calling (I had left inquiries for both local and destination vendors as I was still deciding the route I was going to take and some of them didn't even send an email response for two weeks!)
Anyways, we went with the Opulence package. Anne was my travel account manager and she is just a wonderful person and is so knowledgeable! The rates she got us were amazing and we are headed to the Half Moon in Jamaica! We have started working with Alex and she is more than lovely, she has such elegant taste which is great as I had no idea what I wanted to do! Not even which colours I wanted!
Anyways, Luxe has been awesome and I more than recommend them
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Deidre
Wedding:
8/20/2011
5.0/5.0
My FI and I began working with the Luxe team in June 2010. We were a little skeptical after reading the reviews but in my honest opinion I truly believe that those post were either the competition or just brides who thought they were magicians as opposed to a wedding planning team. This first part of my review will be dedicated to the entire planning process and then I will post the review of the wedding.

We did have a few changes early on with our Travel coordinator and I am happy that we did because we would have missed out on Mandy’s great work ethic. She has been so hands on and has definitely taken ALL of the headache out of the booking procedure. After much deliberation my FI and I decided to get married at the Paradisus Punta Cana in Punta Cana, DR and I couldn’t be more thrilled with our decision. Mandy was very vocal in assuring us that that was a wonderful property and that she has been on that site for numerous weddings. All of my guest spoke highly of her and I cannot begin to describe all of the great things she had done to ease my worries about deposits and everything. I can’t emphasize how she always kept me up to date with any new developments and I couldn’t have been more grateful. Up until the last days before we left to attend my wedding she was still so helpful, suggestive and jovial (I know my group was definitely a handful).

My wedding coordinator, Alexandra, was wonderful. The closer I got to my date the less desire I had to keep planning because it was just so overwhelming, but she was so motivating by providing me with all the answers to my questions. My FI and I incorporated a football theme into our wedding without focusing on a specific team and it was difficult. But Alexandra researched and suggested everything from mini football candies to football shot glasses. I also love the fact that she handled all communication with all of the vendors INCLUDING the hotel. All I had to do was tell her what I wanted and with whom I wanted it with and she handled the rest of the work. Talk about peace of mind. I also love the fact that she listened to what our vision was and tried to create it for me. While I know the hotel has their own themed packages (Aqua, Chill out Chic, etc) she assured me that I would definitely have my own personal touch added to it and she was right.

Both Mandy and Alexandra are great with responding to my emails. Unless they were out for a wedding or on holiday they were DEFINATELY very reliable. For all of those brides that are considering a destination wedding I would highly recommend going with Luxe Weddings. If you do have some reservations about it feel free to contact either one of them and they can give you my email address. I can assure you this is not a fake posting and I am not gaining any profits from this. I will post the wedding details as soon as I can get settled back into regular life. Happy Planning!!
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Maria
Wedding:
8/15/2011
5.0/5.0
Hi trip advisor,

I am using luxe currently and wanted to share my personal experience with them. I contacted luxe through a friend who had used them and made the recommendation. At that point, I was almost out of my mind. I had not made ONE plan or put any serious thought into it as my work schedule is insane. Saying that, due to scheduling I had to get married in January of 2012! That only left me six months to choose my location, let my family know, and plan my wedding.

I signed in early July, had my location selected within a week and a group rate locked down within two. I have already began planning with my planner and she is wonderful. I couldn't imagine having to do all the research and making all the calls to get this done.

We are getting married the Occidental Grand Papagayo. So far, luxe has been a saviour. Alex, my wedding planner, is so thoughtful I have nothing but incredible things to say about her. I have now considered upgrading my luxe services so that she can be there to help me on my wedding day.

If you want help and an amazing wedding planner, go for luxe, worth every penny!
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stricker1984
Wedding:
7/30/2011
5.0/5.0
my husband and i attended my friends wedding in mexico this year in mexico at azul beach. the bride and groom hired luxe destination weddings who did everything for them. the wedding was amazing and everyone had a great time, there were over 80 people and we spent a week together. my only contact with luxe was for booking the travel to the wedding, and they were a pleasure to work with, we had to change our plans a few times due to my work schedule, and the people i dealt with were always professional and happy to help. i heard similar feedback from other guests, and i know the bride and groom were very very happy with luxe, they said they couldnt have done the wedding without them!
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flevonn
Wedding:
7/16/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and i used luxe destination weddings for our recent wedding in Punta Cana. The wedding was amazing! we got married a few weeks ago at the Majestic hotel, and we couldnt have asked for anything more. Luxe was definitely worth it, we hired them to help with travel for all our friends and family and also their opulence package for the wedding planning, it was worth every cent, compared to what i had to pay for the actual wedding, having them take care of all the details was great. If you would details about my wedding or experience with luxe, please ask them for my contact information, i told jessica that i would be happy to speak to any new clients who want to. thanks again!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My wedding in Mexico was amazing! Yes, it's true. And I would like to personally thank Luxe Destination Weddings for being a huge part of this. I had a wonderful experience working with them, especially with my guests travel. I dreaded the idea of having to talk about money and travel plans with my guests as we felt sort of uncomfortable from the get go about asking people to come to our destination wedding - so Luxe took great care of this! What an outstanding service.

Half way through our planning stage, we got some very sad family news and we were forced to put our plans on hold. Luxe was very accommodating to our needs and went above and beyond with our reservations to get them postponed for when we were able to go again. Also, my father is in a wheelchair and they were able to suggest the right resort to accommodate his needs. That was important for me and I needed an expert and someone "who had been there before" to make the right suggestions.

I would recommend using Luxe for your destination wedding without any hesitation. Their local database in Mexico was amazing for photography and videography.

I initially checkout out a few agencies, read all the online reviews and spoke with a few former clients and we took a great chance on using Luxe. I'm glad that I did. Their style, website, and decor ideas were totally in line with the kind of person I am. Personally, if a company has a cheesy or ugly website then it really speaks volumes of the kind of service and style I'm going to get for my wedding. Right? And the people were just so down to earth and like me that it seemed like the right fit. If you are on the fence, then just jump over it and hire Luxe to plan your destination wedding! Thank you again!
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george
Wedding:
7/5/2011
5.0/5.0
We just came home from our Luxe planned wedding in Jamaica. It was just incredible and I'd like to give a sincere thank you to the team for all of their hard work and dedication. We married in Montego Bay in July under the sunny sky and danced into the night on the beach. This was always my dream to have a destination wedding, and my friends keep saying what a great wedding we had! It was honestly the best decision we made having a destination wedding because I didn't want to get married in a church at home (having attended 10 weddings last summer), and hiring professional help was well worth it. A special thank you to Amanda and the team from Luxe. A thank you well deserved.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Thank you Luxe Destination Weddings! You were overall an A+ in assisting Mike and I and our guests in our wedding plans. We were a bit skeptical when we began the process because we are picky and Mandy jumped in and led us to our destination wedding in Los Cabos. We stayed at the Riu and had such a great time with our group. It was such a beautiful resort and my bridesmaids tears really set me off during the ceremony. I would highly recommend using Luxe and I'd be happy to share some photos if you PM me. I'm going to miss thinking about my wedding.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Luxe planned my wedding this past year at Azul Beach Hotel in the Mayan Riviera. I wanted to take a few minutes to provide some feedback on my wedding experience as I think it's important to let people know about using Luxe services when considering a destination wedding.

From the moment we picked our hotel with Amanda, we knew we were happy that we enlisted the help of professionals. We looked at the Azul hotels, Dreams, La Amada, Mayakoba and finally settled on Azul Beach. We really liked the family friendly part of the resort as so many of our friends and family coming had small children, so it was important for us to accommodate their needs (so that they were able to come). But the size was right as we didn't want a huge resort and the food seemed like it would be good for an all-inclusive.

We had half the family coming from Toronto and half from Vancouver area (among a few other places over the world). Luxe was able to secure a great hotel rate and we were off to the races. I had an initial meeting with Amanda in the Luxe office in Toronto and she was honestly so knowledgeable of the hotels and she seemed like she really cared about the success of our wedding. She sent out an evite to the group with all the booking details, which I personally liked because it saved me having to do this, and she was always prompt and professional with my guests.

We worked with Alexandra as our wedding planner and she was an absolute pleasure - honestly so lovely. She helped us source many of our personalized requests like moroccan pillows, instruments for our guests to use during the ceremony, starfish and shells, a belly dancer including extra belly dancing skirts for the ladies. We really wanted to customize our wedding and it's with the help of Luxe that we were able to do so. I really believe that.

Our wedding was on a Saturday night but most guests arrived on the Thursday where we did a welcome drinks party. The night before the wedding, we hosted a beach BBQ and had a buffet of meats, fish, shrimp and more. We ended the night around a bonfire and our friends had a jam circle of bongos, guitars and more. It was so memorable as it was also a full moon. Something I will never forget.

The wedding day was incredible. I spent the day getting ready, had a mani-pedi, and my girlfriend did my hair and makeup. As the ceremony started, the sun was shining bright. Then out of nowhere these black storm cloud rolled in and it started down pouring. The hotel staff ran out with huge umbrellas to cover our guests and us. It was so dramatic, honestly I don't know where it all came from. Then to top things off the storm cut the power out to the resort (!!) so our cocktail party was moved to the tequila bar and then our dinner ran on the kitchen's backup generators and by candlelight.

It made for an interesting and memorable wedding indeed. Overall, the resort was excellent and our wedding experience with Luxe was also excellent. It was an enjoyable process, albeit stressful a bit (which i think is pretty normal for planning any destination wedding), and I'd recommend the hotel for your wedding as well as the services and expertise of Luxe Destination Weddings.

A special thank you to Alexandra and Amanda for your wonderful efforts.
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jordan820
Wedding:
5/27/2011
2.9/5.0
We selected Luxe to help with wedding planner as we were doing a destination wedding and knew it would be harder to plan than a local wedding. The first person we worked with, Tracy, to select a venue, was helpful and responsive, however half way through the process (and after giving her name to all of our guests to book) she was no longer with the company and we were assigned a new contact, Ryan. Many messages (voice & email) that were left for Tracy were never returned by Ryan or anyone else @ Luxe. I also had issues with things Tracy had told me (in writing), that were not done/done correctly and they weren't able to get fixed. I was simply told Tracy had made a mistake/was incorrect and they were sorry. Additionally, even after Ryan's contact info was relayed to all of our guests, we had countless guests tell us that they had sent emails and left messages, yet they were never returned. Aside from my husband and I then having to contact Luxe and then have them contact our guests (I thought they were supposed to make this easier, not more work for us), the biggest issue we encountered was that the rates Luxe secured were higher than those that the resort was offering on their website which led to many of our guests booking directly with the hotel and not through the block of rooms we had secured (with a deposit). We were already locked in with a contract and $3000 deposit, so we didn't have any options except to just hope our friends and family would book through Luxe. It took us months after our wedding to get our deposit back, which was so frustrating after having received an email from Luxe (prior to making the deposit) that stated we would get our deposit back once our guests put their deposits down. Not only did our guests put their deposits down months before the wedding, but they also paid in full a few months prior to travel and still they continued to hold our money.

Finally, my actual wedding planner, Lexa, left many many questions unanswered. I sent email after email copying and pasting my previous questions, bolding them in the email, highlighting them and still no answer to simple questions that I would have thought she would have known after planning many destination weddings. Most other questions I had took a week + to get an answer to and all it was was Lexa emailing the resort and then copying and pasting their reply in an email to me. It was much quicker and simpler to just email the resort myself and cut out the middle man. A girl I found on facebook who had previously gotten married at the resort, Paradisus Punta Cana, was a lifesaver. She answered every question I had the same day I asked it and also sent me samples of things she had used (ie, wedding programs, welcome letter, welcome bag ideas, etc). She provided a much greater value than Luxe did and I wasn't paying her, nor have we ever even met. Half the time I emailed Tracy/Ryan/Lexa, they were out of the office. They were consistently out for a week or more at a time and off almost every Monday or Friday! The final straw for me was that Lexa never contacted me in the weeks leading up to the wedding to make sure everything was taken care of or to wish me luck/a good trip. I was absolutely shocked that even after the wedding was over I didn't even receive so much as an email asking how things had gone. Maybe my "5 hours of planning" were up, but even so I would think an email could have been sent that said best of luck to you in Punta Cana on your wedding day, early congrats, or have a great trip, but to this day I never received so much as a thank you for using luxe and we hope everything went well or congrats on your marriage. Nothing! I am sad to say I would never recommend Luxe to a friend or anyone for that matter. Despite Luxe's disappointing service, everything turned out great and we had a fabulous trip, its just a shame that Luxe had to cause so many headaches for me, my husband and all of our guests.
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faldy
Wedding:
5/14/2011
4.9/5.0
Rebecca Elias of LUXE Destination Weddings helped plan our wedding in Punta Cana, DR. She did a tremendous job, working with a pretty unresponsive local planner at Dreams Palm Beach. She guided us through the planning process, clearly explaining the many options and giving us guidance along the way.

Rebecca handled several problems before our arrival and many more once we got there, enabling us to have fun without having to deal with them. For example, she came up with the idea of using the cake ribbon as a substitute corset for the dress after the dry cleaner lost it. She was like the energizer bunny during the reception, directing the hotel staff and taking over many other tasks to make sure everything went smoothly.

I highly recommend using her, she's terrific.
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VeraSL
Wedding:
5/1/2011
4.4/5.0
I am not a regular ‘blogger’ or post on websites though I do use the internet to browse reviews. We hired LUXE in November 2010 after much contemplation after reading some of the negative feedback. In the end and after asking for references, we decided it was in our best interest to move forward. It has only been 5 months but overall, we’ve had a great experience. we ended up booking at the Marina Maroma in Mexico. Looks great so we are excited! I have now started my planning and couldn’t be happier. I will keep you posted on my progress and how my wedding goes in the end!
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TreeTigger
Wedding:
4/23/2011
5.0/5.0
To the other brides out there: if you are looking for a company that will make things work out, know what they are talking about at the various destinations (everything they said was spot on for both the hotel we all stayed at and the second location where we had the ceremony), and have the connections to ensure smooth transition in the destination country.... these are the people to help you out!

My wedding was on April 23, 2011. I called them in March 2011 to ask them to plan the wedding with about four weeks notice. They had the right people and the right team to make it work and the whole experience was absolutely fantastic. Their professionalism and responsiveness was highlighted by coordinating everything in less than one month. Everything went smoothly at the destination and I got everything I was looking for out of the experience and ceremony.

One comment on value for cost: the amount of time and effort they spent in a very tight time frame was worth every penny. If you find a cheaper company, you will get what you pay for. I gave them out budget range and the travel and wedding planning team gave us options within it. All I can say is well done and thank you.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
We're back from our destination wedding in Jamaica. Our group stayed for one full week at the Riu Negril and we had an incredible wedding. This is a quick note of thanks to the team at Luxe, especially Lexa, who helped plan a near flawless day. We worked with Dionne once we got onsite but everything was pretty much set before we arrived. It was a good combo having Lexa do the planning for me on my behalf and then coordinating with Dionne. Now that I'm home and back to work, it's pretty boring - I don't have my planner to call and discuss plans with anymore! I think I need a new hobby or big project to keep busy. Again, thanks for your great efforts. It was well worth it.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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JennsAprilWedding
Wedding:
4/7/2011
5.0/5.0
My experience so far with Luxe has been amazing. Both Anne and Rebecca have been really great to work with and are very responsive to all of my questions and concerns. We recently had to change our plans and timing with respect to our destination wedding in the Dominican and Luxe as well as Anne worked hard to accomodate my requests. I am excited about continuing my planning journey with them and am confident that my wedding will turn out great with their help!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
I had the most incredible wedding – we spent one week in Aruba with our family and friends! We used the Luxe Destination Weddings opulence package to book our travel and plan the wedding too. It was a smart choice. They provided me access to a some amazing people including photography, videography and a local floral company that brought my vision to life. Thank you to Luxe for all the dedication to my wedding and for listening to all my questions about every detail. I know I might have been picky, but in retrospect both my husband and I are grateful for the help. And in reading some of the follow up reviews, our experience with our travel was excellent! We worked with 2 travel agents and our guests seemed pleased. We will definitely be contacting Luxe again for their travel services when we host our reunion trip in the coming years. Cant wait to relieve this again and again!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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lwolle
Wedding:
2/15/2011
5.0/5.0
The staff at Luxe did a wonderful job from start to finish. Our family was thrilled with the service and would highly recommend their services. Luxe worked within our budget and delivered on their promises. The entire event was flawless.
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JoanH
Wedding:
2/12/2011
5.0/5.0
We just got married two weeks ago in the Mayan Riviera in Mexico.
Working with Luxe in planning our wedding was an amazing experience.
Their staff was courteous, polite and very proffessional.
When thinking about planning our wedding there were so many hotels available to us. Luxe found us the right place and right resort to suit our needs and the needs of our guests.
Not only did they take care fo all the arrangements for our wedding but also got us our invitations that were the nicest I have ever seen. My firends and family still comment on them.
What a success our wedding was and will give us memories to last a lifetime.

Thanks Luxe :)
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fillejoyeux
Wedding:
2/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Hi there,

My now husband and I decided to use LUXE for the simple fact that we needed a planner! The idea of having to plan my once in a lifetime wedding in a different country was daunting and not something I wanted to deal with.

In the end, we decided to go with Dreams in Tulum. Amanda was our travel advisor and though the process of finding a place/a great price was a little stressful, wasn't sure how I would handle it without her customer service and guidance. She was amazing.

Rebecca was our wedding planner and really created the beautiful and elegant wedding I wanted. She seemed very passionate about my wedding which made me feel great.

After all of this, LUXE advised and booked us into the most amazing little hotel called Azulik in the town of Tulum for our honeymoon. There was no electricity or television which was exactly the type of place we were looking for. Not even sure how they found this little place!

Overall, GREAT experience with LUXE.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Married Molly
Wedding:
2/2/2011
4.8/5.0
After just coming back from our one of a kind wedding in Mexico, I thought it would be important to tell all of you soon to be brides how amazing our experiences were working with Luxe. From the minute my husband and I decided to work with Luxe, there was no going back. We were smiling and happy with every decision they facilitated for us; including venue selections, food choices, accomodations, travel details and hotel choices! The one thing that we really appreciated and respected - especially valued - was the professional advice that LUXE had to offer. It was real. Luxe knows what they are talking about because they have experienced it. They were able to include our own interests, wants, loves and values into every single piece of our wedding. Our guests definitely felt the same way! Congratulations LUXE for making our wedding something I couldn't have even imagined!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Lindzer
Wedding:
1/28/2011
5.0/5.0
My fiance and I started working with Luxe in April, and it's been a fabulous experience. We are getting married in Puerto Morelos, Mexico in Jan 2012 @ Azul Sensatori.

From the beginning working with Joe on choosing the perfect resort for us and our 50 guests was a breeze. Joe was so patient in helping us decide, as well as giving us great options and mentioning fabulous resorts we had never even thought of looking into. We are so far very happy with the Azul, its gorgeous!

I have never been a girl that has dreamed of planning a wedding, so Rebecca has been amazing at helping me along with the whole process in choosing colors, flowers and decor. Rebecca has fab taste and is so enthusiastic, making planning fun.

We have never felt rushed or pressured into any decisions along the way. My fiance and I would highly recommend Luxe if you want an easy, laid back, fun wedding planning experience with very little stress.
Thanx Joe and Rebecca for all your hard work in making our day so special.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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nshahabian
Wedding:
1/28/2011
5.0/5.0
LUXE has done such a wonderful job in making my wedding planning experience stress free and enjoyable. I couldn't have pictured planning this event on my own, and I am so happy that LUXE has been there with me every step of the way. Thank you LUXE for all of you enthusiasm, kindness, patience, and advice, you are all so wonderful!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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KC
Wedding:
1/27/2011
4.7/5.0
I recently got married in Dominican Republic and I had Luxe Destination plan it for me. It was what I had always dreamed of. My wedding coordinator was Alexandra. She truly made it memorable, not only for my husband and I but for our guests as well. She was always there for me and definitely guided me in the right direction. I strongly recommend her. She treats her brides not as clients but as her sisters.
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Beach bum
Wedding:
1/21/2011
4.7/5.0
We just got back from a wedding through Luxe destinations. The resort we went to was first class. My wife has food allergies and all of the staff at the resort were well aware of how to accomodate her, thanks to the Luxe staff. Destination weddings are the way to go. Its a 5 day party!! Cheers Luxe
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Aaron Richmond
Wedding:
1/15/2011
5.0/5.0
We celebrated a wedding with Luxe in Mexico this past winter. From the beginning, they were wonderful to deal with - kind, professional, and totally well organized.

Once on site in Mexico, everything worked out incredibly well. We were treated well from start to finish, with every effort in between to make the week go as smoothly as possible. To give you an example, during the ceremony, huge stormclouds came in and it began to rain. With seconds, there were people on site holding huge umbrellas and towels. In the end, it was one of the most remarkable events I have been to. The point is, they were on the ball the whole time!

I would recommend these guys in a heartbeat.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.6/5.0
My finance and I looked at hiring Luxe shortly after we fully decided to have a down south wedding. When I contacted them through there site, I spoke directly with Matt to better understand the nature of their services and the range of help they provide. It was nice to speak directly with the person who founded the company - it provided for a personable relationship right at the start.

After we decided to hire Luxe, we began working with Amanda as our travel agent. Amanda was always super helpful and looked into a bunch of resorts on our behalf. While at times the process seemed to be moving slowly or the price was not falling within our budget, Amanda always offered some encouragement and worked back and forth with the supplier to get us the best deal possible. In the end, Amanda was able to negotiate an AMAZING rate for our group - one that it is still better than what is offered through red tag and expedia!!! Amanda also confirmed the availability of our preferred wedding date directly with the site before we booked our trip - this extra little thing helped ensure that we were not disappointed in not getting our date, time or prefered location! Once the resort was confirmed, we began working with Carla to faciliate group bookings. We are also working with Carla to book our honeymoon and she has always looked into our many questions directly with the supplier and is still looking into the rates on our behalf! On the travel side, we were always able to get answers to our questions (and we certainly asked a ton!).

We decided to go with the opulance package, as we had no idea what elements needed to be planned for a down south wedding. Rebecca was assigned as our wedding planner, and we have absolutely had a wonderful experience working with her!! Right from the onset, she spoke to us about things to consider, asked us what ideas we had initially and about our budget. From there on, she was able to provide us with tons of suggestions - themes, color schemes, decorations - to help us plan our wedding. She also responded to our many, many, many, questions promptly (max. 2 days unless she was going to be away). All the options she provided fit well within our budget, including elements we initally wrote off as being outside of our abilities. She has provided us with regular updates on what elements of our wedding have been confirmed, which are still pending confirmation and other decisions that we will need to make before the day. Rebecca has made the wedding planning process super easy and stress free!
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smcgee
Wedding:
1/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Thank you Luxe!! Having just come back from my wedding celebration in Mexico, I have nothing but the best to say about everything that Luxe did for me and my guests. Since day 1, meetings and conversations were professional and what said would get done, actually got done. Whenever a snag arose, it was solved quickly and without stress. Our guests were blown away with the resort of choice and how calm and relaxed we were. Everything was taken care of by Luxe, and we had the time of our lives. Thanks again Luxe.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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RavenMoore
Wedding:
1/1/2011
0.5/5.0
Luxe is the absolutely worst service provider I've ever encountered. After taking $1565 to plan my wedding, I had to constantly fight to get updates and find out progress. On top of that, since they put 0 effort into planning my wedding, I told them to forget it and give me my money back.

Of course they didn't do that since they don't give refunds. But at the beginning stages, if they're that awful - no one should use them.EVER. I wrote more about the horrendous story in detail on my blog:

http://www.thewriterbabeseries.com/2011/05/i-hate-luxe-destination-weddings/
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Thank you Luxe! I couldn’t have done it without your hard work and dedication to my wedding. I needed guidance when picking the resort and your good advice paid off. We absolutely loved Los Cabos – what a great place. I'm not a picky bride, so this was just an easy process for me and I appreciated the wedding planning help to guide me through all the right steps. We will be sure to recommend you to all our friends having destination weddings. Thanks again to the whole team.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I just came back from a friend’s destination wedding in Cuba and it inspired me to take a few minutes to reflect on my own wedding experience. It was the best day and holiday, and I completely recommend doing a destination wedding if you are even thinking about it. It was also fun being a guest at someone else’s destination wedding, having already had my own, but I will say that because I hired a wedding planner (Luxe), my event was flawless in comparison to what I just witnessed. I also saw another wedding taking place at the hotel and was in shock that the reception was taking place next to us while we were eating dinner one night. I felt like I was intruding on their special day, but I guess to each their own!

I got married in Mexico in the Riviera Maya at Azul Beach hotel. After a long search and many unknowns, I hired Luxe Destination Weddings to help me. I really enjoyed the experience working with them. In one word, it was EASY. I had found the Azul hotel by doing hotel searches in the area on my own, but wasn’t convinced without getting feedback and the endorsement from Luxe. They were able to accommodate all my strange requests, and it allowed me to not feel stressed about the planning details, which is exactly what I needed.

There was a bit of a hiccup when our flights were delayed on the way down – let’s just say that one should just try not to let things that are out of our control get the better of us, but we called our agent and she was able to notify the cars waiting for us at the Cancun airport that we were delayed, which was a relief!

My life philosophy is to make things as easy as possible so that I can spend my life enjoying it, not worrying. And to let the professionals do what they do best! Luxe was totally worth it in my opinion!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/18/2010
4.8/5.0
I can't believe the wedding is over, and I can only say thank you to Luxe Destination Weddings. why? My destination wedding plans started out on a sour note. My fiancée and I hired a travel agency (I will not name any names here but I met them at a wedding show) to help us out with our plans, but it turned from bad to worse in a quick hurry. They didn’t know what they were doing and I knew I couldn't move forward with too many question marks.

I only wish that I had found Luxe earlier to save me from that headache. They jumped in and took over all the planning half way through and that is where my headache ended. Amanda helped me pick an amazing resort in Jamaica and her professionalism with my guests was well noted by the whole group. Because I’m a simple gal at heart, the planning was smooth and easy. We had a simple ceremony on the beach, and I walked down the aisle to the sounds of a Mento band – which was really cool. It was a memorable experience and I couldn’t have done it myself. Dave and I will be using Luxe for our honeymoon this year – we’re just trying to decide where to go. I would highly recommend this vendor for your destination wedding.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Sara B
Wedding:
9/5/2010
4.9/5.0
My daughter hired LUXE to plan her wedding in Aruba earlier this year. At first I didn’t think she needed a planner but the wedding was BEAUTIFUL. My daughter and son-in-law seemed thrilled. I felt I needed to post re: travel issues? Our travel coordinator that we were assigned to seemed very organized and booked most of the wedding guests without issue. The price was higher than a last minute vacation but that resort was just wonderful.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Liz
Wedding:
8/28/2010
5.0/5.0
I worked with LUXE for over a year and it was the best decision i made for my wedding! The travel team did everything for me and took great care of my family and friends! on a side note, everyone who came to the wedding was very impressed with luxe, and one of my friends has already told me she will be using them as well! onsite, everything was incredible, but i regret not having my coordinator with me, it would have been worth it, the people in mexico didnt speak great english and they are way too busy.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Absolutely Loved Photography
Wedding:
7/24/2010
5.0/5.0
As wedding photographers, our goal at your special event is to capture the love and joy of the day. It is crucial for us that our brides hire professional event planners. Not only do we want a beautiful event to photograph, but we also need a team of professionals who is willing to communicate with us so that we have time in the schedule to create artistic and tasteful images. On all of the events we have done with Alexandra of Luxe Destination Weddings, she has exceeded what we normally expect of a wedding planner. She pays special attention to detail. Everything; from the invitation, to the floral decor, to the seating arrangements, is thought out with care. The wedding day flows with beauty and ease. And to top it off, she communicates, not only with the bride and groom, but with us the wedding photographers. Luxe Destination Weddings has perfected the art of wedding planning; each event is unique and memorable. We love working with this wonderful team!
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triny
Wedding:
7/16/2010
0.0/5.0
Luxe Weddings was horrible, they were full of lies!!!! First of all we were charged before any of the planning began & we trusted them (big mistake). Then they constantly pressured me to doing the wedding where they wanted. I would give other options & they would keep telling me about the hotel they worked with in the Riviera Maya. They were also constantly changing ladies on us, they actually changed our travel agents 5 times in a matter of 3 months. Once we went through this whole ordeal with them, we decided we had to get our money back because the service was horrible (at least 1/2) but they weren't willing to work with us. They never planned anything & didn't give us the service we deserved & paid for. They just added a lot of stress to my planning! Be careful your not one of us! HORRIBLE!!!!!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Hello Triny.
Thank you for your feedback. We would like you to know that we read all of the reviews written by our clients and take them very seriously.To be honest, your words are disheartening to the group of hard-working women and men here at LUXE who take pride in our work. We apologize about working with a number of coordinators but it’s a team environment here at LUXE, and sometimes our agents move off files to even out workloads, and sometimes employees move on to new jobs. We wish you success and happiness in your future. Thank you for your feedback, as this allows us to continually improve our services.
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JA Bride
Wedding:
6/26/2010
4.8/5.0
I had my wedding in Jamaica in June and LUXE did an amazing job in helping with all of the plans. From the beginning in helping me find the perfect resort for my guests to every last detail on the day of the wedding. My fiancee and I are really busy with work LUXE helped take the ideas that we had for our big day and make sure it was perfect! I couldn't imagine doing it without help like this.
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omar8587
Wedding:
6/19/2010
5.0/5.0
We are using Luxe to help us plan our wedding in the Dominican for June 2010.

We found them online, after reading many reviews like this one. We were interested, and had a quick f2f chat just to find out what kind of company they are and to get a brief idea of what to expect when planning a destination wedding (The first being that it will always be more expensive than a last minute 7-day all inclusive from Expedia).

We are expecting about 35 people, and really wanted the help so that everything could be coordinated between guests professionally. Basically what we were looking for was a one-stop-shop for us and our guests, which is exactly what we got.

The nice thing about Luxe is that they can be as hands on or as hands off as each couple requires. For us, we wanted somewhere in the middle, where we provide our vision to Luxe, and they in turn do the physical work to make that possible. At this point, we are just finalizing the day-of details, which for us, means phone calls and more face to face meetings (for our own peace of mind). Our Luxe wedding planner, Rebecca, has been doing a wonderful job keeping us on time, on track and on budget! We really like the idea that they allow you to use their services as YOU see fit.

It’s also very nice to have someone work on your behalf with the resort co-ordinator, who doesn’t always speak English, and who generally works on island time (if you’re going to the Caribbean); another stress factor removed from our planning.

We had what we thought was a problem at the beginning of our travel planning, regarding competitive pricing for flights. One of our guests found a cheaper flight online from a discount website. But when we brought this information to Luxe, they came back to us with a better rate!

Nothing short of an act-of-God will stop us from having our dream wedding, and we have Luxe to thank for helping us get there. (Pray for good weather)

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UPDATE:

So we are back! We just got married last month in June! With the help of LUXE, specifically our wedding coordinator Rebecca, we planned our destination wedding in Punta Cana, D.R. They were fabulous! All of the wedding details, large and small, were communicated to the resort very early on, and quite efficiently. Also, we had planned a few excursions as well. Once we had our meeting with the local planner, we were all set! Nothing to worry about except having fun in the sun... and getting married :)

It really does make a difference when you are working with someone who has experience and who can actually do what they say they will. Rebecca promised us that there would be no "wedding planning" once we took off on that plane, and she was right :)
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We just returned from our Caribbean wedding and it was unbelievable!! I couldn't have done it on my own, and we would personally like to thank the Luxe Weddings ladies for their dedication. Everything we asked for came to life and I am really happy with the results of our wedding.

I will miss spending time going through our checklists, spreadsheets, budgets and more, picking flowers and inspiration for the ceremony. I know I may have been a bit of a "bridezilla" (yes, it is true) but I just wanted it to be perfect. And it really was. No one ever made me feel like I was asking for too much or that my ideas were out of control.

My favorite part of the night was when everyone got so overheated (it was literally 100 degrees that day) that they jumped into the pool (a lot of our friends in their clothes). I'm not sure if it was one too many glasses of champagne but i jumped in the pool in my wedding dress! It was one of the most liberating experience of my life, I wish that our photographer was still there at that point because I only have friend's photos.

If you are deciding between a destination wedding and a local wedding, take the plunge and don't listen to anyone who is against the idea. We had a few people try and talk us out of the experience and I'm glad we stood our ground. It's the most fun way to celebrate and once you arrive, all your worries fade away. I'm happy that Luxe was part of our wedding planning and fun. They really did an excellent job.
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duganmonte
Wedding:
6/12/2010
4.9/5.0
I used luxe for my destination wedding and they were incredible! honestly, it would have been a complete disaster trying to organize all of my family and friends coming from all over and they took care of everything for me. there is no way i would have been able to it without them!
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Rebecca
Wedding:
6/5/2010
0.5/5.0
Stay away from Luxe unless you like being ripped off and getting very little service. If you're looking to be booked into a wedding warehouse resort with no personalized services and having all of your guests over-charged (by double) of what the resort rooms actually cost, then go ahead and book with them. They will basically require a non-refundable deposit for each guest. Then they book the rooms at double the rate (that just happens to be the same amount as the non-refundable deposit). So once you find out you are being overcharged, you can't back out because you will lose the deposit. Their agents are also extremely rude and unprofessional.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Rebecca,
On behalf of LUXE, we would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are very sorry to hear about your recent experience feeling like you were booked into a "warehouse" resort. We can assure that this is not a standard practice as we work with a wide range of clients with a wide range of budgets, and we only wish to provide excellent service.
In order to review this matter in further detail, we would like to invite you to contact us with further details and we will guarantee this matter will be fully investigated. Also, please confirm if your wedding day/user name is listed correctly, as we did plan two weddings on this date, but we are not certain as to who you are. This would make it easier to respond to your concerns specifically.
We are determined to constantly improve our services, and sincerely appreciate your feedback.
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Andrea
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
The planning of the wedding was wonderful. Amanda and Rebecca were very responsivie to all of our needs.
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Chakeia Manley
Wedding:
6/5/2010
4.5/5.0
Hello, I am the mother of the bride. I must say at first I had reservations...then when the actual execution of the plans took place, the ladies really did a fantastic job. They where sensitive and kind to the bride, while making sure all that she needed was provided. The entire wedding was wonderful. The selection of The Caves was excellent. Overall they did a wonderful job. I appreciate the kindness and professionalism that Rebecca and Amanda shown in Jamaica. However, I do think that they could have made communications better with the persons attending the wedding in the gathering of information for airline travel, and travel once getting to the island. As well as mentioning just for the sake of some that need to see prices on paper the cost of things that a guest may have to pay for if it is something not included in the inclusion on the island. Also, I think it would be a good idea to create a journal for the bride to use from the beginning of the process to the end, include notes and special dates for bridal fittings and so on. As well a journal for the mother of the bride and one for the mother of the groom. That could possible give comfort for the bride to share with them in the process. Include some ideas for them to use or think about using. Places for photo's and newspaper clippings. Just something to think about.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your review Mrs. Manley! We appreciate your feedback and suggestions, and we will take them into account for future brides. You were one of our favorite Mother-of-the-Bride’s of all time :) and treated us like family when we met in Jamaica.
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Kdillingham
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
It was an awesome experience.. The staff ensured that the guest had the best time possible from the planning to the actual wedding.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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B59
Wedding:
6/5/2010
3.4/5.0
Overall I think LUXE is a leader in selecting locations and structural elements needed in a wedding for its beginning conception. Go above and beyond with original ideas and availability which will enhance the process. Have a can do attitude and you will go far! I love our journey and it was great growing with you during this experience!

Rebecca and Amanda are a tag team duo. If you have one, you must have the other! Thank you ladies for what you did for us on the day of the wedding! We make a great team!
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meekah78
Wedding:
6/5/2010
2.7/5.0
From what I saw, the wedding was amazing. It was well put together, and was beautiful. My involvement in the wedding was behind the scenes. I know that once it gets to a particular point the more important issues are what are at hand. I think that LUXE did a great job of putting a wedding together just as the bride asked for, it was a beautiful wedding.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Meekah78, Thank you for the great review. We are curious if you didn't fill in the “Value for Cost” and the “Flexibility” categories because you were only a guest of the wedding (and not the bride, thereby not using our wedding planning services)? We are guessing this is the case because your review is really positive and appreciate the feeback! Thank you again.
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hruby6121
Wedding:
5/30/2010
5.0/5.0
I also used luxe destination weddings for my wedding last month, i worked with them for over a year and i had an incredible experience with them. they are a true pleasure to work with and definitely made my life a lot easier! my advice is if you are going to use them, book the packages where their planner is onsite with you, to me this was the best part!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We just got back from our wedding in Mexico and we used the Opulence package with Luxe Destination Weddings. A big thanks to them all for the hard work and for putting up with any of our headaches ;) We were married in a white stucco chapel at Marina Maroma with hundreds of candles and beautiful flowers. It was really perfect and I'm convinced the gods were smiling down on us. Our guests loved being there with us, especially getting a chance to hang out on the beach, even on other days than the wedding.

Luxe worked directly with me for the wedding planning and the travel part – for us it was fairly straightforward as all our guests came from Toronto. But they got us an amazing upgraded suite (which was beautifully decorated on our wedding night, including champagne, chocolate and petit fours), and the price for the trip was also good. Things just worked out!! I’m now just settling back into reality again after the year of planning, parties and fun, but will be left with the most incredible memories of my destination wedding. Thank you, thank you!!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Phyllis
Wedding:
5/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Went down with my husband to Azul Beach in the Mayan mid Jan for a friends wedding. All I can say is WOW, the wedding was absolutely amazing, and the resort was great. We both look back now and wish we had done a destination wedding. Good times!
Cheers, Phyllis
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Binzica
Wedding:
5/1/2010
2.8/5.0
Luxe was very good in terms of communicating with my venue and providing me many options for my wedding day. I found that often (particularly relating to travel arrangements) it took my consultant a VERY long time to get back to my guests either by phone or email - sometimes over a week. Also, we had several instances where my guests credit cards were charged incorrectly which caused confusion to them and also made me question Luxe's professionalism. I also had to deal with 4 different consultants because of people leaving the company.
All in all I'm glad that I did use their services because my wedding turned out amazing however I'm a very easy going person so Luxe may not be for everyone.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Bizinca, Thank you for your honest feedback. We sincerely apologize for any delays your guests experienced, as this is does not meet our standards of customer service. We appreciate your review and the constructive feedback in order to continually improve our services.
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noonie
Wedding:
4/28/2010
3.8/5.0
Rebecca was great. She kept in contact, & helped me stay calm & de-stressed.

The only part of Luxe that failed miserably & was the worst experience 44 of us have ever had with a travel agency, was with colleen scott & the rest of the travel team. the travel part was a complete disaster & ruined the experience for not only myself & husband, my parents as well as my husbands parents. i would never ever recommend anyone to use luxe due to that.

the wedding coordinating part was AMAZING. but in everyones opinion, it wasnt worth the money i paid. i was sadly disappointed & wish i had used my friend that is a travel agent.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Noonie, Thank you very much for your positive comments about your wedding planning experience with LUXE. We are sorry to hear about your other comments. Our goal is to continually improve our customer's experiences when working with LUXE and we hope that the wedding services will be how you remember working with our company. Thank you again for your honest and constructive feedback.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
had a great experience with luxe! I live in toronto and worked with luxe for over a year planning my wedding at azul beach, and it was amazing! my honest advice for destination brides, call luxe and ask to speak to former brides, they are your best people to speak to. i was shocked to learn that luxe has recently caught one of its competitors posting on forums, how pathetic! i would 100% recommend luxe to anyone, and i will be happy to discuss details with you, just ask luxe for my contact info and we can chat, thanks!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Caleigh
Wedding:
4/3/2010
5.0/5.0
We had a great experience with the planners at Luxe. They handled everything for us, and when we needed to change plans due to some unforeseen family issues (even though we had already planned everything) they were really understanding and helpful. In the end, they did a great job. Our wedding was outstanding - they recommended the perfect resort and we were really pleased. We highly recommend them if you are looking for a knowledgeable and easy to work with destination wedding company.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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toms8890
Wedding:
1/16/2010
5.0/5.0
I used luxe for my wedding in Jamaica last month, and it was incredible! I had 45 guests come down, and we partied all night! I cannot thank the team at luxe enough for all of their hard work, i honestly could not have done this without you! Thank you Lexa and Mandy, you guys are the best!! Also, wanted to let everyone know that i read some of the reviews when i was thinking about hiring luxe 6 months ago, and i asked them about it, turns out several of the negative reviews were written by competition, which i find truly really nasty! Before passing judgement, i would ask the company to speak to some of their past brides, they put me in touch with 6 former clients, all of who raved about their experience with the company, and they were all right!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Nicole
Wedding:
1/13/2010
5.0/5.0
We had decided to do a destination wedding in the summer of 2009 and planned on doing it in April 2010 but plans got moved up when Amanda from Luxe was able to get us a great price for the Azul Sensatori resort in Puerto Morelos Mexico. We had considered the resort but had counted it out because even with the great rates that Luxe was able to get it, might have been too expensive for our guests. But when Amanda got back to us with an even better rate for January we decided it was worth moving things up. The resort was beautiful, incredibly well kept, and with the best food I've had at an all inclusive. Many of our guests had commented on how they would come back. One of the challenges we had faced was finding a chapel for our ceremony. Amanda suggested the Marina Maroma which turned out to be beautiful.

When we were first planning the event we were a little concerned we had gotten in over our heads but the staff at Luxe, especially Amanda and Lexa were exceptional in working on our behalf to put on the best event possible for our budget. Lexa made us feel like we really had someone working on our side. In the end we spent only a little more then we had planned, which was completely reasonable. Lexa also helped us plan a boat cruise for our guests before the wedding which everyone loved. Amanda was incredibly patient in dealing with many last minute changes and got everything done in a timely, professional and courteous manner. When the time came to plan our honeymoon Matt was instrumental in helping us choose the right resort which was unbelievable and I'm not sharing this because it really feels like it needs to remain our secret.

I would not hesitate to recommend Luxe to anyone planning a destination wedding.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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JessicaH
Wedding:
1/9/2010
5.0/5.0
Luxe did a fantastic job planning our wedding! We held a Hindu wedding ceremony at the Bahia Principe in Punta Cana this past January. Our wedding planner Rebecca, was a dream come true, she spent countless hours planning and researching which resulted in a flawless event. She was constantly in contact with the hotel and updated us frequently using an excel spreadsheet which included hotel confirmations and pictures. Preparing for a Hindu wedding in another country would have been extremely difficult if we did not have LUXE. We had numerous unusual requests and not to mention the language barrier with the resort! Rebecca worked closely with the resort to ensure 100% of our requests were fulfilled. She was extremely organized and creative, thank you Rebecca!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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WGiamba
Wedding:
11/21/2009
5.0/5.0
I hired LUXE to plan my wedding at the Azul Sensatori, and it was incredible! My wedding was amazing, we had it on the sky deck, and planned a private party afterwards. LUXE took care of everything for me, I honestly didnt need to lift a finger! They seem to know everyone at this hotel, my planner Rebecca and Travel Account Manager Stephanie told me they go down at least once a year. I would definitely recommend LUXE to any destination bride, especially if you are going to Azul Sensatori, it was worth every penny! A special hello to the team at Le Chique restaurant, I loved it!! Thanks everyone!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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ITon
Wedding:
11/10/2009
4.2/5.0
The experience of my wife and I was a bit of a mix between the good and the bad reviews below. We started off on a really bad note with LUXE. The destinations they suggested were few and never really answered any of our requirements. It seemed as if they were forwarding stuff to us without much thought. After going from one person to the next and then finaly even dealing with the president himself we had to sit down and choose the resort ourselves. We weren't happy with the service we received at all and were at the point of just forgoing the money we had paid for their service and just doing the planning ourselves. We couldn't risk other things going wrong and ending up loosing more money.

We decided to stick it out and it was a good decision. We came across Lisa Paddison, one of their senior consultants. Lisa singlehandedly made us forget all of the previous headaches we've had because of LUXE. I could not describe how organized she was and how much help she was to the whole process. Our wedding went flawlessly. It was the best day of our lives, or should I say the best trip-from start to finish we were treated like royalty. We had 24 ppl with us and all were able to join us without a glitch.

Amanda Brown also from LUXE was another great help. Amanda helped negotiate all the rates for us and she did the bookings for all of our guests. Everything went smoothly.

Because of them I can say thank you LUXE!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Vatevr
Wedding:
11/1/2009
5.0/5.0
Dear Brides,

After reading the reviews below I cannot image how anyone has anything bad to say about Luxe and the wonderful staff that work there. Myself and my Fianc? both have hectic schedules and we realized well in advance that we would not have the time to plan our dream wedding. Right from our first meeting with Luxe our experience was incredible. They understood our needs and the needs of our guests. With respect to the trip and accommodations, myself and my finance are avid travellers and have travelled to may resorts in many countries. The group rate that they were able to secure for our guests was well below what we ever imagined for the type of resort we were going to. It was hundreds of dollars off any sell off website was offering (and we did not have a large group coming). Not only was I thrilled but my guests were so appreciative that we were able to secure a very low cost for them to attend our wedding. The whole process was seamless, every detail of our travel was explained to us in full and we were kept in the loop at all times. As for the actual wedding planning ? I must have changed my mind every second day on what I wanted even up until 3 weeks prior to the wedding, but our wedding planner at Luxe was unbelievable, she was able to accommodate all of our requests and did it all in a timely manner. Also, there were NO surprise costs, everything was given to us well in advance and WE decided how much or how little we wanted to spend.

If you are a bride considering a Destination Wedding Luxe is the only way to go! I will vouch for them all day long ? you will be so amazed with there service you will actually have time to enjoy the wedding process and still have the wedding of your dreams.
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Kayla
Wedding:
9/19/2009
5.0/5.0
Hi Brides!

Upon my return from my destination wedding, I had a great follow up call with my wedding planner and travel agent at Luxe and we chatted in length about how AMAZING my wedding was! Truly, truly amazing. It's been over a month since I've been home and I can't stop gushing about it. I will talk to anyone at length (but I'm starting to realize that my girlfriends and co-workers are getting a bit bored of listening to me - oh well ;).

Luxe actually told me about some of these wedding forums and asked me to go on and do a write up about their service since it was so positive, and I couldn't be happier to do this! Reason being is that there seem to be some reviews on here that couldn't be more far from reality. It makes me wonder if these are real brides that wrote them, only because I know for a fact that these statements cannot be true! When I read about brides talking about the company "taking their money," adding more costs and things like that, or that they are a scam internet company, I guess they didn't have the chance to meet them in their office and get to know how cool they are. Luxe is a great company and they did an incredible job on my destination wedding.

They were always upfront to me about every detail, clear about what things would cost, and I certainly never paid anything "extra" - it was always professional from day one. My family and other guests who used the travel side said Amanda was a true goddess! She managed to find incredible rates for my cousins that flew in from Australia and the UK. Honestly, i didn't think it would go as well as it did.

One of my big concerns was that the wedding wasn't a cookie cutter type event, like a bridal factory at a big chain hotel, and they took that into serious consideration. We came up with some ideas that were just perfect for me and not the same old typical beach wedding that keeps popping up everywhere (no offense to the ladies that like that style - just wasn't me!).

At the end of the day, Luxe is the way to go if you are planning a destination wedding. I had no idea where to start and didn't want to do the wedding planning part on my own. I'm the kind of person who prefers to hire the pros to do something like this for me - especially for my wedding. And a special shout out to Lisa! Love her!! She was just so sweet and hardworking.

Brides.... don't be swayed by these other reviews - Luxe is amazing. I'm vouching for them and will go on and on about how they helped with my wedding any day!
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Alissa
Wedding:
8/20/2009
5.0/5.0
There seem to be a couple of unhappy people out there but I am so surprised because I had such a smooth and wonderful experience with Luxe. Just got back from Hawaii 2 days ago and saw very generic weddings at resorts there. I was reminded of how great my wedding was and how much effort the staff at Luxe put into ours.

Luxe was such a help planning all our wedding details (and I'm a detail freak). We had family traveling from all over and trying to coordinate all their travel itineraries was hard. I?m sure most people have a straightforward plan, but we felt that we had too many exceptions and potential complications to not hire professionals to do all the arrangements for us. And that?s the experience we had. No headaches. No surprises.

Amanda and Rebecca are both amazing (I love them!), they handled all the details, let me relax (because I worry about those details) and feel really good about the way things were planned before we got on the plane. Our August wedding was perfect and I can honestly say they went out of their way to make that happen. Rebecca was always at least three steps ahead of me and they surprised us with a couples massage when we arrived!! When the wedding was over, Bram and I used this gift - it was just so thoughtful.

My sister?s friend is now using Luxe for her Antigua wedding this winter and all is going smoothly. I read some of these other reviews and think wow, was I working with a different company? Seems that way. Yes they have a gorgeous website, but it goes beyond that. I felt the need to express some positive praise ? they absolutely deserve it!
If anyone has specific questions, let me know!
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Emily
Wedding:
8/8/2009
5.0/5.0
I hate to even read the bad reviews below, bc I just can't imagine that being the same company that planned my wedding in Anguilla!!! Luxe was so helpful to me. I own my own business so I didn't have time to plan my dream wedding and run my company at the same time, so after signing the contract with Luxe, it was like a huge weight off my shoulders!! They were so organized and always got back to me quickly no matter what my question was!!! They planned everything the way I wanted it!! They negotiated incredible rates for my family and friends at our resort, they planned me and my fiance a "research trip" and had the hotel comp the entire trip, etc....I am in the fashion industry and a very hands-on type person, but as soon as they figured out my style, we were on the same page with the planning!!! I can honestly tell you that if I had it to do over again, I would NOT have changed a thing about my decision to use LUXE. Hope all of you planning your destination weddings right now are fortunate enough to choose LUXE to help you!!!
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Sarah
Wedding:
8/7/2009
5.0/5.0
Hello,

I am working with LUXE to plan my wedding in August at Azul Beach. The purpose of a wedding planner, for me, was to reduce the stress of planning and the amount of work I would have to do.

I have had a wonderful experience with LUXE. They are responsive to every email I send, and thorough with each step along with way. They are patient and flexible to my schedule and my preferences. I have found the staff at LUXE to be calm, persistent, and competent.

In essence, LUXE has made a wonderful teammate through this entire process. They have reduced my stress and work time. They have kept me calm and on-time. They have provided me with a professional experience that I am extrememly thankful for.
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Laura
Wedding:
6/12/2009
5.0/5.0
I did my thorough research when picking a vendor for my destination wedding because I was nervous about things going wrong. I'm a very meticulous person, and know what I like and don't like (and not afraid to admit it)! I read reviews of all the companies and basically called everyone in Toronto.

My feedback: the travel agents only, or the ones that claim to be specialists in destination weddings (i've seen their booths at the big wedding shows), they sort of leave you high and dry after they book your travel. I went to one of their offices west of Toronto and almost didn't want to walk in the door because it was so cheesy looking. I also found that their expertise was very limited to large, all-inclusive resorts only. That might be ok for some people, but I was looking for more than just a travel agent. I wanted to work with a company that was sophisticated enough to understand that I didn't want a typical resort wedding. I HATE that look of the white wire arch on the beach, guests of the hotel sunning themselves next to me while i get married, cookie cutter, boring look (I think you catch my drift), and Luxe was the only company able to help me do this. Their office is in a downtown loft space, and the people there seem like people I would be friends with. My trust was quickly earned as they just "got it".

I also met with a few high-end wedding planners to not rule out that option, but they'd each only planned a handful of weddings away, and had no connections with travel. I wasn't looking to for these planners to learn and do research on my dime so I opted against that route (but at least most of these planners had good taste!).

At the end of the day, my decision was made for me because luxe was the only company who could help with both. They had good hotel suggestions and wedding planning ideas. We ended up marrying in St. Lucia, and we stayed for our honeymoon on island as well (just moved to a different hotel).

My advice: if you're planning a destination wedding, Luxe is an amazing choice. My parents, friends and family will attest to this. Thanks to the team at Luxe for helping put together an amazing wedding for Keith and I! I am happy to sing your praises.
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jschwartz
Wedding:
5/16/2009
1.4/5.0
I truly believe that Luxe added extra stress to our wedding planning. They messed up our account many times and my husband and I had to figure out what had happened and fix the issues. We also had complaints from guests that the representative we were using was rude! How embarrassing!

I don't know if they did a good job planning our wedding because we had to cancel our wedding in Mexico wedding due to Swine Flu. However, I do know that re-planning a wedding in Florida and working straight with the hotel was beyond easy compared to my experience with Luxe and I did it in 2 weeks! They were not fair to us when trying to get all our guests money back from our Mexico wedding. Everyone lost money and was so frustrated and I was pulling my hair out during the whole process. I have also chatted with other Luxe brides that had to cancel their Mexico wedding and they also had to deal with the nightmare that was Luxe.

I would not recommend Luxe Destination Weddings to any bride.
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Jschwartz, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our services. We sincerely regret that some weddings were cancelled due to the H1N1 epidemic, as this definitely caused a great deal of stress for everyone involved. We believe that this was a contributing factor to the experience you had, and we regret that your experience with LUXE was not satisfactory. As always, we are determined to constantly improve our services, and sincerely appreciate your feedback. Further, we are so happy to hear that your wedding in Florida turned out to be a huge success.
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VeryLucky
Wedding:
5/3/2009
4.7/5.0
***I am reposting as others seem to question the integrity of the review. You can always contact me at spun44@gmail.com and if you would like to read about our wedding and the great job that Luxe did, you can pick up a copy of Wedding Belles magazine where it is planned to be profiled in the December issue.***

I can truly sympathize for the other reviewers. After recently going through the wedding process, it would be very stressful to have a bad experience. That being said, I cannot believe that they are describing the same LUXE. I have to say that I have never (ever) written a review online for ANYTHING. However, as soon as I saw the comments above, I felt compelled to voice my opinion.

Luxe was far and away the best decision we made regarding our wedding, aside from deciding to get married of course! The team there went above and beyond to ensure that we had the most remarkable wedding with the least amount of planning stress. They took care of all facets of the wedding from planning to travel. Their service was extraordinary. They did exactly what we needed them to do. We laid out our vision of the wedding and then, using their relationships, they would provide us with a few options and we would select. It was beautiful and streamlined. They did the heavy lifting and we made the decisions. The wedding planners were always available and their turnaround time was remarkable. I will admit that there were two occasions when I had to follow up with the travel planner but it mattered so little that I wouldn't have even mentioned it if it weren't for the earlier reviews. As we were nearing our wedding, they added several more agents, which I am sure will resolve any minor issue they may have been.

And finally, as additional proof of the great experience we had with them, you need to understand what happened the week before our wedding. We were scheduled to get married in Mexico. Five days before our wedding, the government issued a travel advisory due to swine flu. We were forced to cancel our wedding that we had planned for a year. Due to the high number of Mexico wedding Luxe plans, this was no doubt going to be a very difficult and busy time for them. We had thought the only option would be to postpone; however, the Luxe team (including the presidents) kicked it into high gear and within 24 hours, we had a new destination (South Beach), a new hotel (The Setai) and all of our guests, over 60, were all rebooked. If that doesn't show the true nature of their business, I do not know what does. We ended up having a wedding that was not only a great "consolation" wedding, I would put it up against any other wedding that took months to plan.

There is no doubt that engaging Luxe was the best money that we spent on our wedding. More importantly, they paid for themselves many times over.
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MarcusAurelius
Wedding:
3/20/2009
0.0/5.0
Luxe is horrible, and I would STRONGLY recommend anyone from using them. We hired them for our wedding in the Caribbean in March, at which time we then basically found the resort our self (they only guided us towards resorts they get kick backs from as I found out when I started calling the resorts themselves).

After that, we had to put $6K+ down for travel arrangements, which entails them taking our money and completely screwing up all the arrangements. They provided quotes to most of our guests that were completely overcharging from what we had agreed with (as an example, my best man has a 6 month old and a 2 year old, for which Luxe decided to charge them an extra $100/night for the children at the hotel even though I called the hotel and they said they don't charge for kids under 4)...we had agreed with Luxe for a room charge of $330/night, and the average quote I saw for our guests was around $500. They would send bills to people that wouldn't even give them their flight information, and then expect them to pay Luxe. It was insane...I filed with the BBB and have a complaint on record with them, and basically have the option of either trying to file a court case against them (in Canada, as I do not live there), go through the BBB which limits my ability to recover my money to a much smaller amount than I lost, or eat it and move on. Pretty much all the options suck.

And yes, when you first call them and talk to them they sound great, and are incredibly responsive at first. But once they get your money, esp. the deposit money for travel arrangements...you are on your own with a lighter pocketbook in hand.
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Heather
Wedding:
2/13/2009
0.0/5.0
We had to cancel our wedding due to their incompetence! My fiance and I hired Luxe because we're both doctors and didn't have the time to plan our wedding and wanted to have a destination wedding. They sweet talk you on the phone and even knock off $1000 so you upgrade their level of service. They sent part of the contract and then over a week later I received the other part of the contract that they don't tell you about, like having to pay cash, their "policies", minimums etc. but it's past their time frame to cancel. I luckily paid for the "group rate" with a credit card after fighting about it. Later I found out we didn't even get a group rate. We were planning a small wedding and didn't know there was a "minimum" and when I called the resort later the resort said there wasn't a minimum number of rooms required. One minute Luxe tells you the policies aren't their's and then they try to say your contract obligates you to their policies. Luxe makes it sound like they arrange your travel but they're actually outsourcing to a company that gives them kickbacks which I heard on the outsourced travel agency's phone when I figured out who the agency was. When we were trying to decide on a resort they only recommended two which I'm assuming are resorts they get kickbacks from. When we asked specific information about other resorts and for help finding another resort they never even responded. I ended up finding the resort myself. I dealt with 7 different people with minimal communication between them. They emailed me numerous times regarding when our wedding date was after they told me it was confirmed. One "assistant" continuously screwed up the details of the wedding even though they were emailed to her in writing 8 times! Initially the "details" and "options" they offered for the resort were the pictures from the resort's website and I had to complain in order to get them to find out more information. In part 2 of the contract that they sent we found out they wouldn't arrange travel to and from the airport and the resort unless guests booked their flights through them and even if they did Luxe was going to charge them extra - found out later from the travel agency that the transportation was included with the room. Luxe promised they would find the best deal out there for the room rate. One guest was able to buy 2 airline tickets (specialized to the resort we chose), book the room and get transportation for $600 less than just the room quote from Luxe. When we asked Luxe to show us the comparison rates they supposedly checked and compared for us they refused to provide the information or proof that they had done this. Luxe emailed one of our guests with information for someone else's wedding. My sister called them and they didn't return her phone call because they said they couldn't hear her number but didn't contact me or use her email address that they had. My maid of honor requested the room quote and Luxe didn't respond so she contacted them again and Luxe refused to send it again because they said they sent it to her husband. In fact they sent it to her father in law instead. Other people requested the room quote and Luxe told them the quote wasn't available. The president of Luxe continuously asked us to call because he didn't want to communicate by email. We also asked Luxe for our booking number and they refused to provide it to us. Since I fortunately used my credit card I was able to track down the travel agency they used and got it anyway and that's how we found out about their scam for the transportation. We had had enough and requested Luxe transfer our booking so we could get our guests transportation and ensure the details and Luxe REFUSED! They then agreed to transfer the booking but without returning our money and only if we signed an indemnity clause that wouldn't allow us to report to others what had happened. We of course refused. At that point they had screwed up the details of the wedding, our guests were livid, and we still weren't sure if our date was actually confirmed so we made the most difficult decision to cancel the wedding. When we told Luxe to cancel they REFUSED to cancel it. They finally cancelled it after more bickering. There's plenty of more detail to this as well. Including what we lost from the deposit with Luxe, deposits on the room, expenses for the wedding and what our guests lost it totals over $11,000 not to mention the absolute heartbreak this caused both of us. DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Heather, Thank your for your review. We sincerely regret your wedding experience with LUXE. We can assure you that LUXE only wishes for our clients to walk away from their experiences with happy thoughts and memories. We are determined to constantly improve our services, and we appreciate your feedback. Thank you.
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Meredith
Wedding:
10/24/2008
1.9/5.0
Luxe "planned" our destination wedding in the Dominican Republic. They were pricey and didn't really help me at all in the planning process. They screwup tons of the vouchers for our people and our guests were constantly complaining that they couldn't get a hold or our group coordinator.

Not helpful. When we returned home, we sent the president an e-mail outlining all our frustrations, and asked for a refund of 1/2 of our fee, since we only received about 1/2 of the services that we were supposed to get, and got nothing. They wanted to give us a gift certificate! Why would we need a gift cert. for a company who plans destination wedding! We're ALREADY married!!!
Services Used: Wedding Planning, Transportation
LUXE Destination Weddings responded with the following comments:

Dear Meredith, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. We take your remarks very seriously and would like to apologize for anything negative in your experience with our company. We can assure you that the issues you've noted are not a standard practice. Your feedback is helpful for the future and we thank you again.
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Mandy
Wedding:
8/24/2008
4.8/5.0
We used Luxe for our wedding last August ? and it was a great experience.

Every person I dealt with at Luxe was friendly and helpful, from the travel agents to the owners.

I had been scouring the internet myself to look for cheap tickets, but the travel agent at Luxe found us a way better rate on airfares than we could have found on our own.

Tara ?one of the owners - helped me plan out all of the details of the day when I was feeling overwhelmed. I realized about a month before that I had no idea how I wanted my day to actually flow. She took the time to work out a plan for before/during and after the ceremony. It was a big relief to have someone who knew what to do! She also had so many creative ideas and small touches that I would never have thought of adding. We used peacock feathers in all the flower arrangements, which helped keep my blue theme looking great.

Luxe was also great at referring other vendors who they worked with in the past, and trusted. We have the most beautiful wedding pictures because of their contacts with a local photographer.

If you?re planning a destination wedding ? Luxe is a great source to help pull everything together. I would use them again in a heartbeat.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Luxe Destination Weddings helped us with our wedding in Mexico a few years ago. I was recently in touch with Tara, one of the owners, about the new Family vacations website (as we had our first baby girl this year) and we’re ready to go away with our new family. We got to reminiscing about my wedding, the planning, the fun and I remembered how great of a time I had. She had asked me to spread the good word about Luxe, and I was like, of course, it would be my pleasure!

I guess that because I’ve stayed in touch with them over the years is good sign of how excellent the service was. She always follows up on our anniversary and even sent us a little gift when our baby was born! We feel like family. Luxe was one of the best choices we made when we decided to get married away because at the time, there were very few people out there that actually had planned destination weddings or did the travel, so it was fortunate that we found them. I've since recommended their services to my friends and coworkers and I'm also happy to do so here!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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MelodyMaker
Wedding:
7/27/2007
4.5/5.0
The 4.5 star rating I have assigned to Luxe Destination Weddings is well-deserved.
However, with every professional service provider, there is always room for improvement.

So, with the greatest of respect let me give you my observations from the sideline:

1. From the beginning you were excellent at making sure that you continued to build a relationship with Chakeia. However, there were times during this process I feel as if your planners were not in touch with the depth and breadth of what Chakeia wanted. At times I felt as though you might have thought that she was asking for too much. Considering the service Chakeia purchased, I believe even her most extraneous requests were reasonable. The extravagence of a client should never "shake" you. Your "A" game should always surface from day 1 (and it certianly did in the end). I think that it is especially important to be firm with the bride-to-be when she is asking for something that is beyond Luxe's scope, but never have her potentially feel as though you have a better idea of what she wants than she does unless you know and understand her vision completely. I think that your motto truly should be somewhere close to "the sky is the limit." Because the bride may not completely reveal herself to you upfront, never make assumptions that are not steeped in fact. She may turn out to be one of your best clients!

2. Communication is KEY! You were great! But there was a gap for those who were not staying at The Caves. I think written communication to solidify the complete package prior to a person's booking is a good idea. If, perhaps, you would have a comprehensive description of what a guest can expect (i.e., day passes...not everyone understood what they were or how they worked). If you did this, then maybe there is a better way to try doing it next time and maybe more than once.

3. The timeliness of the actual wedding...Well, it went by sooooooo fast...TOO FAST...I think that making sure all of the logistics for the acutal wedding are understood and carried out is a must! You guys did a great job of saying "Hey! Get your butts out here now!" LOL... not like that... but I heard you (wink, wink). However, I believe that keeping people an hour or half of an hour ahead of themselves during an evening wedding would serve you and them very well. How you do that is probably more like a magic trick, but I am sure you can do it!!

4. The family photo sessions could have been better coordinated. There were no family photo sessions and there should have been sessions happening as soon as people were dressed and ready...even with the late hair and makeup being done...
Hence, keeping us an hour ahead of ourselves... You have to trick us into being on time (no ethnic joke intended here...just the nature of people in Jamaica... laaaaaaaaaiiiiiiiid back... NO PROBLEM!)... :0) But I am not sure that Chakeia will have all of the photos that she would have had otherwise.

Amanda and Rebecca were very professional and their participation in the weekend was tantamount to such a memorable wedding come true! You did a good job of taking Chakeia's thoughts and dreams and helping her make them her and our reality! It was amazing!!!

I would certainly recommend others to utilize your services in the future!!
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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BakerBride
Wedding:
4/2/2007
4.6/5.0
Luxe planned our wedding in Mexico in 2007. My fiance and I knew we wanted a "hassle free" wedding but did not have the time to dedicate to planning. We had a vision and a budget and Luxe met both.

The Luxe travel agents worked closely with all of our guests. We didn't have to get involved with anthing! It was perfect and all of our guests were very happy with their booking experiences. Many of our guests had never been outside of the country before so it was very important to us that their booking and travel experiences were positive. And they were.

Once we arrived at the resort we were greeted by the on-site wedding planner. She had been working closely with Luxe before our arrival and she knew exactly what we wanted and what we had planned in advance with Luxe. To be honest, I was extremely impressed with the organization and coordination between Luxe and the resort.

Our wedding was flawless and hastle free. It was well worth the destination planning fees.

Many of our guests had such a great time at our wedding that they wanted to go on another group vacation the following year. Our experiences with Luxe were so positive that we used Luxe to book our extended family vacation the following year.
Services Used: Wedding Planning

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