By Jaclyn Ianetti
Destination Wedding: Any wedding in which the engaged couple and/or a majority of their guests travel to attend the ceremony.
A certain and sure way to differentiate yourself in the quest for a perfect wedding is to…close your eyes…pick a spot on the map…and pack up your bags.
Yup, pack them up and jaunt out of town. If you’re destined to have a destination wedding, the travel bug bites you often as you love to explore different cultures and adventure off into exotic backdrops. So imagine exchanging vows in a striking setting. Tempting…isn’t it?
Whether you plan on going for just a few days or a whole month long is completely up to you and your fiancé. Do you want a big reception or one with more of an intimate vibe? These are important topics to be considered.
…What makes the destination wedding so wonderful is that you can even stay for your honeymoon, while the rest of your guests travel back home. A 2-in-1 package deal! Wedding and honeymoon all in one spot!
Downside to Destination
Planning a destination wedding is a huge undertaking that can contain both pros and cons, whether you’re having an intimate affair or an elaborate gala fit for a queen. Expenses are what will discourage many couples from pursuing a destination wedding.
One of the downfalls of a destination wedding is that it may be more affordable to the couple, but more expensive to family and friends. Can all of the people whom you wish to share your wedding day with you…family and dear loved ones…afford to take off work, and still pay the price of airfare, hotel rooms, etc.? These people who you really wish to be at your wedding…those closest to your heart…might not be able to attend due to price limitations and financial boundaries.
It could also be a challenge to control all aspects such as flowers, music, photography, etc. when you’re out of your zone in a different part of the world.
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