Tag Archives: destination weddings

Pros and Cons of a Destination Wedding

6 Aug
on the beach

Destination Weddings: Can you picture yourself saying “I Do” somewhere exotic like in the Bahamas?

Have you thought about having a destination wedding?

With TV shows like TLC’s Wedding Island becoming popular, more and more brides are considering saying “I Do” somewhere outside of their backyard.

See if a destination wedding is right for you.

Pros:

  • Dream wedding. Destination weddings give you the chance to have your ideal perfect dream wedding. Embrace this opportunity.
  • Unique gorgeous photographs. Make your friends and future friends jealous when you show them your wedding album and they see your pictures by the beach or wherever you choose to go.
  • Freebies! Think free spa treatments, hotel rooms, shows, meals, or receptions. Some resorts will throw in freebies if you book a wedding ceremony at their resort.
  • Packages. Some resort hotels (such as Wynn Las Vegas) offer wedding packages so you don’t have to worry about booking separate florists, video artists, caterers and photographers. Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean you’ll have a cookie cutter wedding. You can customize these packages. For example, at the Occidental Grande Resorts you can customize your wedding package and have a Mayan themed wedding.
  • Options. With destination weddings gaining popularity, more venues are jumping on the band wagon which means more options for brides. You can say “I Do” at fun places like Disney World or on a Jamaican beach. So many choices I could list.
  • Hassle-free. Most destination weddings come with a wedding planner for you. For example, at Dreams Resorts and Spa, you can rely on the expertise of an on-site dedicated wedding coordinator to plan perfection.
  • Connivence: You can marry and honeymoon in the same location. If you don’t love travelling, then combine the trips and wed and vacation in the same place. Enjoy your luxurious and romantic honeymoon!

Cons:

  • There is a possibility that not all of your friends and family will be able to make it. Travelling could be expensive or inconvenient for some of your wedding guests. Could you live with some of your friends and family not being at your wedding?
  • Price. Destination weddings are more expensive that weddings at a church or local venue. How much are you willing to spend? A destination wedding will cost considerable more than a normal vacation.

If a destination wedding seems right for you, give us a call and let us help you plan your dream day!

%d bloggers like this: