Archive for month: March, 2012

Sandals Royal Bahamian Balmoral Tower

Sandal Unveils Balmoral Tower at Sandals Royal Bahamian

Sandals Royal Bahamian Balmoral Tower

Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort

 Sandals Resorts unveiled the new Balmoral Tower at Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort on Cable Beach after undergoing some $17 million in upgrades.

The new Balmoral Tower which previously served as the vacation home to Prince Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson was completely renovated and now feature solid mahogany furnishings, 42 inch plasma televisions, a bar area and refrigerator, luxurious bathroom amenities with soaking tubs and his and her vanities with Carrera marble tops and backlit mirrors

Sandals Royal Bahamian Balmoral Tower35 new large balconies were also added to a number of ocean view rooms and the eleven ground-floor rooms re now walk-out rooms, providing direct access onto the newly-finished white concrete pool deck complete with beachfront fire pits and an expanded lounge area.

In commenting on the Sandals Royal Bahamian upgrades, Sandals Resorts Chairman, Gordon “Butch” Stewart said that it “help maintain Sandals’ high end “luxury included” standard, in which guest are provided with the highest quality amenities.” 

To book your stay at the newly renovated Balmoral Tower at Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa & Resort , or to learn more about a Luxury Included Vacation to Sandals Resorts, please call 1-242-327-2453 or 1-501-588-4621

 

Bahamas wedding brides

TSA Offers Advice for Bahamas Wedding Brides

Bahamas wedding bridesI found an article on the TSA Blog that I am sure all you Bahamas wedding brides would be interested in reading.  In it the Transportation Security Administration gives advise on what brides traveling to a destination wedding should do.  

The real relief for me was captured in the topic of the blog post “TSA Says Yes to the Dress.” As most Bahamas wedding brides are usually concern about how they are going to get their wedding dress to the Bahamas, so this was great news and useful information to have for you as you plan your destination wedding in the Bahamas.

The really good news from the TSA is that “Brides-to-be can definitely bring their wedding dress through a security checkpoint.” And what about the screening “Ideally, the dress can lay flat in its garment bag or other packaging and fit through the X-ray machine.” 

If your wedding dress can not fit through the X-ray machine, then an officer will screen the dress manually,  which will require opening the garment bag but the TSA is saying “Rest assured that our officers will use gloves for the alternate screening to avoid damaging the dress.” 

Bahamas wedding dressHowever, getting pass TSA is only the first hurdle and TSA is also advising “brides to contact their airline to ask about taking their wedding dress on the plane. While some aircraft have closets in first class that can hold the dress, others may not, which could cause challenges in storing the dress above the seat.”

You should also know that “Airlines will count the dress as a carry-on item, so be sure to learn about your airline’s carry-on policies to avoid having to check any items at the gate.”

More TSA Advice for Bahamas wedding brides

 Here are more tips from the TSA Says Yes to the Dressblog post:-

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  • If you bringing a special cake knife to cut your cake, then you should either ship it or put it in your checked bag. 
  • Wired bouquets are allowed through the checkpoint, along with rice, birdseed, sand and candy coated almonds.  
  • If you are taking gifts for your bridal party, it is best to wrap them when you get to your destination as they may require additional screening. 
  • Pack all of your jewelry in your carry-on bag and do not put them in your checked bags. 
  • You can contact the TSA’s Contact Center at 1-866-289-9673 or at TSA-ContactCenter@dhs.gov.  [/bullets] Finally we will be happy to answer all Bahamas wedding brides questions so call us directly at 1-242-327-2453 or email: glenn@www.bahamas-destination-wedding.com.  And we look forward to helping you create your memorable Bahamas wedding.