Marrying abroad will undoubtedly make your wedding day even more unforgettable. Here are some tips you should consider before you start planning for the Big Day!
Visit specialty fairs
This is a great way to know the different destinations available, as well as all the services attached to the Grand Ceremony.
Contact a Wedding Planner
A Wedding Planner will be the best person to guide you through the process of organizing your wedding. Provide them with all the details, your dreams, preferences and approximate number of guests. Afterward you’ll receive an initial price proposal and your Wedding Planning will start from here.
Choice of destination
Set a maximum budget considering that the further the destination, the higher the cost per guest. On the other hand the climate and gastronomy can also influence the choice of destination.
Each country may have its own regulations regarding marriage and the recognition of same when performed abroad. Collect information in advance so you can anticipate any possible obstacles. Alternatively you can choose to celebrate the ceremony in a foreign country, dealing with civil marriage in your country of origin.
Make an initial guest list and try to figure out how many of your guests would be willing to travel to attend your wedding. This information will influence the choice of your destination.
Make group reservations
Regardless of who will make the payment, by grouping the guests on the same flight and hotel all can benefit from substantial discounts. Contact airlines and find out if they have discounts for groups and what their terms and conditions are.
Close your date
Once you have all your plans defined, the destination selected and the final guest list, close the agreements and book your date. If you have a specific day in mind to marry, the sooner you close your date the more likely you are to get it.
Travel in advance
Although there are advantages in grouping the guests as much as possible to benefit from a better rate, the groom & bride to be, as well as the key people, must travel in advance to ensure that all the preparations are taking place as agreed, thus avoiding last minute surprises.