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Top 5 Reasons to Get Married Away

June 14, 2016
Words by DestinationWeddings.com
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The trend of saying “I do” abroad is still on the rise! With about a quarter of couples choosing to have destination weddings, we at destinationweddings.com just had to share the many reasons why they’re an amazing option for those dreaming of an especially unique day.

1. Extra Savings

Destination weddings help keep couples within their budget for their dream wedding. Our clients are not only taking advantage of ultra-exclusive deals on travel and wedding packages, they’re also using fewer vendors than at-home affairs and booking excursions in advance at lower costs, allowing them to spend a third to one half on a stunning locale rather than a local banquet hall.

2. Less Stress

Wedding planning has been known to cause a few headaches, to say the least. But before you reach for that glass of wine, mull over the fact that planning a destination wedding comes with far less stress than you’d expect. A more laid-back affair typically means fewer worries about details like napkin colors and chair covers. You also won’t have to coordinate a separate honeymoon. Many couples tack on a few extra nights at their resort to make the most of their post-nuptial alone time (and their budget)!

3. More Fun

You can’t deny that a few days with your closest friends and family in an exciting and lively destination sounds like a great time. Including lots of fun activities, excursions and amenities to enjoy…well it speaks for itself!

4. Amazing Wedding Photos

There’s nothing like having your wedding photos taken in a unique locale where breathtaking backdrops abound. Whether you’re hoping for an ethereal garden setting or crystal-clear Caribbean waters, the venue options provide you with stunning scenery to savor even after your return home. Trust us…no filter necessary!

5. Everlasting Memories

After a “Destination I Do,” you’ll always have a familiar yet exotic place to return to for anniversaries, vow renewals or just romantic vacations. Even better, you can earn resort credits and free nights for an anniversary getaway.

Exchanging vows in your version of paradise is a dream only some couples choose to make a reality. While they’re not for everyone, we find that for those who do get married away, there are no regrets in sight!

For more information on hosting your dream wedding away, visit destinationweddings.com or visit their Facebook or Twitter pages.

Photos courtesy of (in order of appearance): Shannon Skloss Photography, Sarani Photography, Sofi Font & Tropical Studio.

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