Wedding Inspiration

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So, you've been invited to a destination wedding. The average reaction following such an invitation is typically excitement, more excitement, a million questions, eager flight-checking, followed by more questions. One of the most pressing questions on your mind may just be—what do I wear? Here are some tips when planning your packing list for a destination wedding.

What to Wear to a Destination Wedding

Destination wedding attire can be different depending on the location of the wedding. Firstly, check the invitation to see if the bride and groom have included preferences for the wedding. Next, see if they have included what type of wedding it is, whether it is on the beach, in a lush forest, or even at a private estate.

You should opt for more formal attire if it's a black-tie event. Beach weddings call for more casual and comfortable outfits. Lastly, look to see what time the wedding is at, this will also help when choosing what to wear.


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Fun fact: Getting married is included in the top ten most stressful life events someone can go through. But, it can also be one of the best times in your life. The love you feel will carry you through the stressful times and the good times.

There's no need to make your wedding planning more stressful than it has to be. While you want to ensure that your special day is perfect, you don't have to do it all yourself. Here are five tasks that you can delegate when you're planning your destination wedding:

Airport Pick-up

At a destination wedding, all of your guests will be flying in. If you have to coordinate rides for all of them as they fly in at different times it will only add to your stress. Delegating one of your guests to help transport the rest of the individuals flying in will make for a smoother transition to your wedding and allow you to focus on other to-do items.


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If you're trying to create the wedding of your dreams all while staying within your destination wedding budget—you're in the right place. Creating a perfect destination wedding on a budget doesn't have to be a headache. It takes preparation, consideration, and thoughtful planning. But, when you prioritize the most important aspects of your destination wedding, staying within your budget can be so much easier than you thought.

What Does it Cost to Throw a Destination Wedding?

A destination wedding can be either pricey or inexpensive depending on your budget. The average cost for a wedding in 2022 was about $30,000. You can expect the average for a destination wedding to be slightly more than that. Prices will depend on the location, time of year, and more.

That doesn't mean that you need to allocate that much...

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Throwing a typical domestic wedding has its slew of do's and don'ts. Cutting the cake, sending out invitations, and even the bouquet toss has a few cultural norms. When it comes to planning your destination wedding, it can be hard to know what is the destination wedding etiquette. Here are some things to keep in mind as you're putting together your destination wedding.

Must-Dos For Your Destination Wedding

Because you generally aren't a native in the country where you have your destination wedding, etiquette can feel tricky. But simplifying it down to the bare bones can make it much more manageable. Here are some must-dos for your destination wedding.

The First Do: Invite Early

Invitations for destination weddings require the right timing. Give your guests plenty of time to plan for their trip, but not too much that it's forgotten. Generally, six months in advance should give them adequate time to make travel arrangements and book flights without...


If you're a newly engaged bride, you're ready to start planning a Pinterest-worthy wedding of your dreams. If a destination wedding has caught your eye, now is the perfect time to start planning with the help of this destination wedding checklist.

Picking Your Dream Destination

First things first: it's time to consider your dream destination. Have you always imagined getting married on sandy beaches? Do you have a special location that has a deep meaning to you and your partner? There are so many places to choose from, but pick a destination that is meaningful and special to you.

Creating Your Budget: A Key Part of Your Destination Wedding Checklist

Once you have a destination in mind, it’s time to create your budget. Consider what elements of the wedding are most important to you and your partner. A destination wedding can be as lavish or as minimal as you want it to be. Consider your budget and decide what is realistic for your wedding...


Bring out the Pinterest boards—it's wedding planning time! As you've been scrolling through beautiful pictures and scouring the internet for ideas, maybe you're starting to think that your colors would match perfectly with a beach sunset or Italian winery.

Could a destination wedding be the solution for you? Before your future mother-in-law packs her swimsuit, there are a few questions you should ask yourself to make sure that a destination wedding is the right choice.