Destination Wedding: Simple, Fabulous, Romantic Weddings
What is a destination wedding?
Destination weddings are 'usually' all-inclusive wedding packages that provide everything from the ceremony to the wedding breakfast. There are many destinations where you can choose from, such as Mexico, Hawaii, and the Maldives or if you are looking closer to home you can enjoy Croatia, Greece or Italy. Destination weddings can provide everything from fine dining to shopping for clothing and gifts, spa treatment. They can be seen as a vacation with the wedding as a celebratory activity. They offer an escape from everyday life and help you to reconnect with loved ones and with the world.
How much does it cost to plan a destination wedding?
This is always the golden question, however, it is hard to put an exact cost, due to so many variables. Prices will vary, depending on the number of people, the location, the category of hotel, and whether you are paying the bill for everyone or if guests will be paying for their travel. It is estimated that the average cost of a destination wedding, for around 20 people will be around £20,000. The biggest beauty of a destination wedding is that most locations will give you the wedding for 'free' if you are travelling as a group, but remember if you want to plan a special wedding that will be unforgettable, then it is worth the cost.
All-inclusive packages for destination weddings
Destination weddings can be more convenient and cheaper than a traditional wedding. All-inclusive packages for destination weddings make it easier to plan the wedding of your dreams. They can be more affordable and save money on lodging, airfare, meals and entertainment. You get to capture some stunning wedding photos with a smaller guest list and a destination wedding can provide memorable experiences.
How to plan a destination wedding
Planning a destination wedding can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Here are some tips for planning a successful wedding that will also please your guests:
- Make a clear list of everyone you wish to invite to your wedding, and decide if you plan to cover the cost for everyone to attend or if they will be covering the cost of travel. Along with this ensure you decide between you and your partner to be exactly how much you wish to spend on your destination wedding as this will likely affect the previous two lists.
- Speak to a travel specialist, as they will be able to offer you unique ideas and options. whether its a ceremony on a white sandy beach, or being blessed on top of a mountain they will point you in the right direction. They will be able offer tips so that you get the most out of your destination wedding - especially within your pre-defined budget. They will also be able to assist you throughout the whole process as well as financially covering your special event with ABTA and ATOL protection.
- From here with your travel specialist, ensure you pick a destination that to you and your loved one, along with making sure it is accessible to you and your guests.
- Once you have the above details sorted, the fun and exciting small details can be worked out up to your special day, such as colour schemes, welcome drinks and the bits that make your day special.
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