How To Start Destination Wedding
Destination weddings are not only extra intimate, it's like a two-for-one wedding and honeymoon. And that’s why now a days couples think more about having a romantic wedding party that brings together friends and family in a beautiful location. It’s time to think about where you want to say your vows and start booking things for the ceremony and trip. Here’s how to get started.
1. Narrow down a location and a season.The location of your wedding determines not only the mood (rustic, sophisticated, beachy), but also the travel, time and budget required to pull it off. You want to streamline costs (or even, in some cases, save money)?For a great money-saving destination wedding, many couples that want a beach wedding will often choose all-inclusive resorts that your guests can purchase easily.The best weather in popular vacation destinations tends to correlate with tourist season, when there are typically more crowds, if you choose to marry during high season, you'll want to reserve hotel blocks and venues immediately because of availability of rooms in hotels.
2. Choose a wedding planner.Planning a destination wedding doesn't have to be stressful, in fact, often it can even be easier than planning a wedding closer to home! Once you’ve picked out your destination, check out wedding planners in the area to see what kind of wedding packages they offer. Wedding planner will typically help you take care of all the arrangements, from setting up the ceremony space to booking a photographer, saving you a lot of time and headache. This way, instead of spending hours on phone calls trying to overcome a language barrier or making executive decisions about flowers and ceremony site from miles away, you have an expert on hand to take care of it all for you.
3. Make Sure Your Marriage Ceremony Will Be Legalwhen you get married in another country the process is different than it is in home country. So for being sure about requirements and also how much time you need to be there for paper works before wedding, get legal information from wedding consultant in destination country and what to prepare before the trip.
4. Tell Your Guests EarlyLet Them Know Early and Make it Easy to Book. A destination wedding is a romantic party that brings together friends and family in a beautiful location. Most of them will be really excited by the invitation But Know that Not All Your Guests Will be Able to Make It. Thing is, you have a responsibility to make your guests’ trip — both planning and execution. That sounds like a big commitment, but it’s easy to do. You simply research your destination so you can provide them with all the necessary tools they’ll need to get to where you’re saying “I do.”
5. Be communicativewith different time zones, a language barrier, and thousands of miles between you and your venue, communication is key. Bar Yehuda recommends video conference calls two to three times a week to check in and go over the details as the planning “Most remote destination weddings are planned over the course of at least a year, so regular communication will keep you and your team on the same page,” he says.