As you go through the process of planning your destination wedding, you will undoubtedly have a million questions (well maybe not a whole million but you know…you’ll have a lot). I try to answer all your questions throughout this site and every once in a while I get help from my expert partners, affiliates and friends in the industry. Today, I was super excited to open up my email inbox to find an awesome video that gives you great destination wedding tips in less than a minute and a half!
Wedding Paper Divas happens to be one of my favorite stationery suppliers. They have some pretty awesome travel and beach themed invites which you’ll find throughout this site. But they also have this awesome weekly video series with really short but helpful clips that answer your most commonly asked questions associated with planning your big day, from style trends to modern etiquette.
This week’s video takes us to Mexico for the Engage! Luxury Wedding Summit, where industry experts share their best destination wedding tips and tricks.
The Top Expert Destination Wedding Tips Mentioned in the Video Include:
Remember to Research
Aimee Monihan of Tropical Occasions has one foolproof destination wedding tip: do your homework! Every country has different legal requirements for marriages, so it’s important to find out what they are in your destination and then follow suit.
How Many Guests You Should Invite to Your Destination Wedding
David Beahm of David Beahm Experiences tells us that he thinks the ideal size for destination wedding is whatever you feel comfortable with. I happen to agree with him 100%.
Be Realistic about the Budget
Marcy Blum of Marcy Blum Associates points out that although prices might be lower in your destination of choice, there are other expenses that can add up and take a toll on your overall budget.
Watch more videos from this series here: Small Talk Big Day
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