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Destination Wedding Checklist

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-01-22

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Although a destination wedding can be seen as less formal than a traditional 'at home' wedding, there is no less amount of planning involved Follow this simple checklist to help you plan a successful destination wedding

I suggest printing this out & keeping it with your planning notebook for easy reference

Destination wedding Checklist

  • Set your wedding budget
  • Choose your wedding style
  • Announce your engagement if you haven't already done so
  • Select your wedding date
  • Choose your desired destination & location
  • Carry out research using internet resources, libraries, family & friends Also talk to the local tourist office & ask a selection of resorts for package information
  • Find out about any marriage license requirements
  • Look into hiring a local wedding coordinator or ask the resort of your choice if they provide one
  • Draw up your wedding guest list
  • Send out your 'save the date' cards
  • Try to get a general head count after you have sent out your cards, email or phone guests
  • Shop for your wedding dress, especially if you want a traditional style
  • Start to think about the groom's attire
  • Think about the remaining members of the wedding party & their attire
  • Obtain any necessary legal documents required to get married in your chosen destination Look into visas, forms of identification, affidavits
  • Start thinking about your bridal beauty
  • Organize, with the wedding coordinator, florists, musicians, photographer & officiant You may also want to look into hiring a hairstylist & makeup artist
  • Finalize your wedding menu
  • Finalize your ceremony & reception, including getting any contracts sent to you
  • Order your wedding invitations
  • Set up your gift registry
  • Choose your wedding rings
  • Reserve your plane tickets
  • Try & negotiate any discounts with airlines & hotels for group bookings for your guests
  • Consider setting up a wedding website to share all your information & wedding details with your guests & keep them informed
  • Finalize your groom's attire
  • Send out your invitations
  • Choose & write out your wedding vows
  • Buy your wedding shoes & accessories
  • Finalize all travel arrangements with family & bridal party members
  • Finalize the bridal party attire & accessories
  • Buy your wedding favors & gifts
  • Attend your final dress fitting
  • Shop for your vacation wardrobe
  • Confirm all details with the hotel (s), vendors & wedding coordinator
  • Plan a seating plan if necessary
  • Make up your favors &/or welcome bags
  • Arrange your wedding license
  • Arrange to meet with your wedding coordinator & officiant
  • Visit your ceremony site
  • Hand out welcome bags to your guests
  • Check over all last minute details
  • Relax you have done all the hard work, now is the time to sit back & enjoy time with your family & friends

About the author: Georgina Clatworthy is a dedicated full time writer who composes informative articles related to wedding favors and wedding She is connected with 1weddingsourcecom, today's leading wedding planning social networking site

Author: Georgina Clatworthy

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