The recent trend shows a large number of brides and grooms are choosing to exchange their vows in exotic locations all across the globe instead of a church. You can say there is a certain appeal or liking to have special day in a unique destination such as a beach, a beautiful resort or an Arabian style marriage in desert. But while planning a destination wedding some important factors are to be kept in mind to eliminate the unwanted chaos on the special day.
Guest List- By trimming down the guest list to close friends and family members, marrying couple can have a attractive wedding in a far away destination in similar price they would have paid for amusing hundreds of guests with a big function in the same town.
Familiarity with the area- If possible it is always preferable to visit the venue or place first before deciding on the venue. It not only helps in finding the all round relevant info about the same but helps in understanding the costs, the condition of the accommodations and the various other details involved in travel for wedding. By chance, if you can’t visit the location yourself, be sure to talk to someone who has seen it or knows about it. The travel agents are an outstanding source of info on destinations as they regularly provide services for performing the wedding ceremonies in these locations.
Continuous reminder or Save the date – Always give your guests a dozen of reminders for the marriage date. Many times it happens that many guests will not be able to afford to travel to your wedding if it is destination based marriage, as it involves lot of money and time. So make sure their availability and plan accordingly to make sure they know the date and location perfectly.
Capture the golden occasion or moments – For a unique destination wedding, photography and videography always play an important role. Especially when your wedding is in a desert or a beach side, it is necessary to capture those golden moments for lifetime. A large of resorts and wedding venues offer photography as a part of their wedding package which helps in capturing the funny and warm moments. But sometimes communicating with the local photographer becomes challenging due to language barrier. You can consider taking your own photographer along with you, as he will understand your issues and concerns. The best part being when you return back home with your family, you can cherish those moments filled with happiness and glee for lifelong. So don’t skimp to capture the serene beauty of the venue and special day.