Dest Weds: 10 Things Couples Forget

Know When the Sun Sets

Considering or hosting a destination wedding can prompt a lot of questions. Like with any wedding, you and your partner will want to address these questions and explore all your options to make the most informed decisions possible. If your guests have never attended a destination wedding before, they are also likely to have a lot…

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Top 10 Etiquette Questions Answered

Destination Wedding Etiquette Tips Etiquette is something every couple will struggle with at some point during their wedding planning. It’s important to maintain a balance: getting what you and your spouse want, while keeping guest’s feelings in mind. We’ve gathered the top 10 most common etiquette questions we’ve received and provided some tips for how…

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Hometown vs Destination Wedding?

As a couple, deciding if a destination wedding is right for you is the first, and one of the most important decisions you will make in your wedding planning process. Almost every subsequent choice you make will be based on what you decide. So before you start planning every minute detail, here are some things…

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Etiquette: Guest Guidelines

Attending a wedding today comes with a new set of etiquette rules. From social media and technology emerging as part of any special event (selfies and GoPro’s oh, my!), to ditching old traditions like how long you have to send a gift, guests have their own list of social graces to obey. Here is a…

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Dealing with W-Day “Negative Nellies”

It’s true when people warn that weddings can bring out the best and worst in people. Many brides and grooms get blindsided by opinionated loved ones and hurt feelings can ensue. We’ve answered several questions about how to handle certain situations that arise which are unique to destination weddings… Q: My soon to be mother-in-law…

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The Dirt on Details: This Wedding Expert Shares His Advice

  Destinationweddings.com is kicking butt and taking names. Every time we visit, they have more tricks up their sleeves than ever before, making it easier and easier for couples to plan destination weddings. We interviewed Bud Carmichael – President of Destinationweddings.com – on their brand new registry, why people are choosing destination weddings and some general…

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Consider Hiring A Wedding Planner

Couples planning on destination weddings are often nervous to sign vendor contracts, even after months of research and discussion. How can they really know a person they more than likely have never met will show up to take the photographs, serve the cake, play the music, pronounce them married? In reality, budgets often restrict destination…

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