A Simple Plan: Wedding
A destination wedding is something that many marrying couples would want to have. If you are going to have your wedding at some destination away from your hometown, then you are having a destination wedding. You can choose to have a destination wedding for just the two of you or you could have one where your family and some friends are invited. Whatever you desire your wedding to be – simple, elaborate, inexpensive or lavish – you can have the destination wedding of your dreams.
The question asked about destination weddings is how easy or how difficult is it to plan? Is planning a destination wedding more difficult than simply having a wedding in your home town? You are the only ones who can best answer these questions because it will all depend on how elaborate or lavish you would want your wedding to be.
Here are some steps to help you plan your destination wedding.
Before you think of a destination, you should first decide on how many guests you are going to invite. The destination that you will choose is dependent also on the number of guests you will bring.
There is not much problem if you are only planning to have your wedding by yourselves – just the two of you. Will your guests shoulder the travel expenses or will you be the one? This question should be asked if you decide to invite a group of family and friends to your destination wedding. If you value he presence of your guests but they can’t afford the travel expenses, then you should try looking for a destination which is nearer your hometown.
Set up a budget so will know if you should go abroad or to some place within the country. There may be many destinations where you want to hold your wedding but your budget should have the last word.
The budget should not ruin your plans of having a wonderful and unique wedding. Anyone can find a truly great place for a destination wedding whatever the budget may be. There are many inexpensive wedding packages in many different destination for the two or you or with your loved ones.
You also need to consider travel expenses as well as wedding related expenses. Some other important things to consider are the cost of accommodation, meals during your stay, or cost of your activities.
There are places or countries that make having a wedding very difficult. Check out if they have specific requirements for marriage. Make sure you know the laws of the place before choosing it for your destination wedding.
Then decide if you will be planning the wedding yourself or hire a wedding planner. If you are having a larger destination wedding with many friends and family attending, you may want to hire a wedding planner to help coordinate everything.