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Top 16 Most Instagrammable Destination Wedding Locations

So you've found your BAE and looking for a dream location to make your destination wedding unforgettable for Years to come. We’ve got you covered! 

First things first! Choose your dream destination wedding location to start the journey of your magical happily ever-after, you two have been yearning for. However, choosing a destination wedding location can be crucial as it not only sets the tone for your wedding events but chances are you would want to spend your honeymoon there as well.

An expert destination wedding planner will help you choose the right location, the venue, and navigate the whole process in a foreign country. Some planners go an extra mile by sourcing the best local teams to help on the ground to get a local vibe. The goal is to create an event that has a sense of place with attention to the details & personal touches as if you were getting married in your hometown.

We understand that choosing one location from many can be overwhelming. To make your life easy, our wedding planning experts have researched the world to find the best & most unique destination wedding locations for 2022 weddings, and what venues to consider in each area. 

Here are the top 16 wedding destinations across the globe to start your fairytale:

1. Abu Dhabi

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When looking for an exotic destination wedding location for your wedding, Abu Dhabi must be on your list to consider.

A wedding in the desert can make your marriage all the more iconic and impressive. With impeccable natural beauty and a luxurious look, Abu Dhabi can make you feel like the luckiest couple on earth. Or they say.

The desert wedding is only part of the fun. The safari and trek to get there can be exhausting. But what you will be treated with once you reach it is jaw-dropping.

And all your woes of the long journey will fade away like snowflakes in the sunlight.

Abu Dhabi is not all about the desert and rich resorts but also about pearly beaches and grand islands to make it the perfect destination for your nuptial ceremony. 

How to get there

Frequent airlines operate from major cities in India to Abu Dhabi. One can get a flight easily and fly to Abu Dhabi in no time. Usually, the flight duration is over/under 4 hours.

Visa rules

All Indian citizens must have a valid visa to enter Abu Dhabi, and it is fairly easy to get a visa. You can apply directly to the official website or seek the help of visa service providers in India for hassle-free processing. For more information on the visa policy of Abu Dhabi visit

Weather in Abu Dhabi

The summers in Abu Dhabi are arid and hot, while the winters are pleasant and enjoyable. The wintertime is the best time to visit the country, from December to March.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Abu Dhabi

  • Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • Qasr Al Sarab 
  • The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa
  • Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara
  • Emirates Palace

2. Dubai

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Whether you decide to get married on an exotic cruise in the middle of the ocean or a desert wedding under the stars in a traditional Bedouin camp with an Arabian flavor or at the pearl white beaches stretching for miles or on a private beach island; options are galore in Dubai. 

Dubai is conveniently located between three continents – Europe, Africa and Asia. If you have family and friends across the world, Dubai is a perfect site. That's why Dubai is one of the most sought-after international destination wedding locations to fulfill almost anyone’s wishes!

Love gold & glitter! It would be hard to find a better option than Dubai.

Getting there

Traveling from India to Dubai is very convenient. There are numerous flights every day from major airports in India. With a direct flight from New Delhi, one can reach Dubai in 3 hours 40 minutes only.

Visa rules

Different types of visas are available for Indian citizens, when going to Dubai. Indian nationals holding a normal passport valid for a minimum of six months from the arrival date, can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days. Most European citizens, as well as U.S., Canadian and Australian citizens, don’t require a UAE entry visa. For more information on Dubai Visa visit

Weather in Dubai

The best time to plan a destination wedding in Dubai is between November to February as temperatures are pleasant and you can witness a range of events and activities from the Dubai Shopping and Food Festivals to the Dubai World Cup.  

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Dubai

  • Desert Wedding- traditional Bedouin camp or eco desert resort.
  • Beach Wedding
  • Downtime Dubai- Five Palm Jumeirah Hotel and Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm
  • Private beach Islands- Zaya Nurai Island
  • Cruise wedding

3. Bahrain

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The grandeur and grace of Bahrain can transform your wedding into an event of unlimited proportions of fun, beauty, and excitement. The perfect combination of urban grace, grand architectural marvels, and long stretches of beaches make Bahrain such a unique place to host your wedding.

Where else would you get such a confluence of everything that can make your wedding flawless? Nowhere else, perhaps!

That’s why you must ask your destination wedding planner to include Bahrain in your list of destination wedding locations.

And, you get to snap as many clicks as possible, and each of them will be envy-inducing, Instagram-worthy.

Bahrain brings a bevy of settings, locations, and stupefying natural backdrops to make you feel together in a different plane of existence.

How to get there

Major airlines fly every day from major cities in India to Bahrain. The flight is easy and pleasant, with only over/under 4 hours.

Visa rules

All who wish to travel to Bahrain must have a valid visa, and it is quite easy to get a tourist visa to Bahrain. You can either apply directly for a visa or use the help of a service provider who can get your visa faster. For more information on the visa policy of Bahrain visit.

Weather in Bahrain

The weather in Bahrain is like most of its neighbors with an arid climate. The summer is extremely hot, but the winters are mild. The best time to visit Bahrain is from December to March when the climate is relatively more pleasant.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Bahrain

  • Royal Golf Club
  • The Heaven Palace
  • Capital Club
  • Bahrain International Circuit
  • Gallery 21
  • Oliveto
  • The lost paradise of Dilmun Water Park

4. Thailand

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With a long range of buddha temples, ancient ruins, a royal heritage, tropical beaches, relaxing massages, droolworthy southeast asian cuisines and lush greenery all around, Thailand gives major destination wedding goals for people around the world who wish to be married in this tropical paradise! 

Thailand is one of the perfect international wedding destinations for its beautiful landscape, beaches, amazing food, and hospitality.

It has water sports, options for island-hopping, and excellent cuisine that will leave you wanting for more.

Getting there

As a popular tourist place for many Indians, Thailand is connected to all major airports in India. Numerous airlines regularly fly to Thailand and with a direct flight from New Delhi, one can reach Bangkok in just 4 hours 30 minutes.

Visa rules

With THB 1,000, Indians can get a tourist visa on arrival in Thailand which is valid for 30 days. To get the visa, one must present a confirmed return flight ticket, passport with a minimum validity of 6 months, an address of stay in Thailand, and a minimum of BHT 20,000 per family or BHT 10,000 per person for the trip. Many countries are exempt from visa formalities, check here.

Weather in Thailand

Thailand witnesses almost perfect weather from November to early April. During this time, the weather in Thailand is pleasant, cool, and dry. The temperature can range from 17-30 degrees in Thailand.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Thailand

  • Phuket
  • Krabi
  • Koh Samui
  • Chiang Mai
  • Koh Samui

5. Vietnam

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Do you imagine your wedding location to have numerous palms, a host of unique colors, and impeccable beaches? Add a few lush green villages to the mix, and you get Vietnam—a rare gem of a country that you would love to host your wedding.

Tourists frequently visit Vietnam, and it is a perfect spot for an intimate setting to make your marriage even more personal and close to heart.

But don’t get us wrong, it is also a marvelous place to be on vacation.

You can also make a necklace with pearls collected from the beach and gift it to your other half as a souvenir to keep for a lifetime.

It also has numerous adventure activities to indulge in after your marriage, too. Who says a destination wedding cannot be an adventure? In Vietnam, everything is!

How to get there

Many airlines operate from major Indian cities to Vietnam, making travel fairly easy. Depending on the city you travel from, flights to Vietnam can take anywhere from 3 to 5 hours.

Visa rules

Indian citizens must have a visa to enter the country. There is an option to get a visa on arrival for Indian citizens, and they can apply for the same online. For more information on the visa policy of Vietnam visit.

Weather in Vietnam

Vietnam enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year, making it an excellent choice to host weddings any time of the year. The country has pleasant and warm days with moderate temperatures. The rains are very light and occasional.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Vietnam

  • Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An
  • Six Senses Con Dao
  • Green Bay Phu Quoc Resort & Spa
  • Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island
  • L’Alya Ninh Van Bay Lounge
  • Amiana Resort Nha Trang

6. Malaysia

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Tropical countries are great for beach weddings and Malaysia is definitely a place you must consider for your destination wedding.

Whether you want to witness the best city life, spend a relaxed beach holiday, go on a wild trek or explore this country as your destination wedding, Malaysia has a lot to offer.

Welcome your guests at one of the top 5 airports in the world with world-class facilities and botanical gardens with the tagline "Airport in the forest, forest in the airport".

Apart from the versatile experience it offers, Malaysia is also known as shopper's paradise. Soak up the atmosphere at the city's oldest Hindu and Chinese temples as well as historic Central Market at China town, KL.

Famous Places in Malaysia

  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • Batu Caves
  • Resorts World Genting
  • Menara Kuala Lumpur
  • Legoland Malaysia

Our top picks for Destination Wedding in Singapore

  • Paradise 101, Langkawi
  • Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

7. Turkey

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Even in your dreams, you may not have had Turkey as your destination wedding location. Naturally, it is not the first country that comes to mind when you think of an international wedding destination.

That’s the beauty of Turkey. With a singular blend of antiquity and modern elements, it is easy to see why Turkey is a truly global wedding destination for marriages to take place in a magical setting.

Turkey is abundantly beautiful, rugged, and exotic in its way.

The most exotic locations we have picked in Turkey for you:

How to get there

Many direct and one-stop flights operate to the capital of Turkey, Istanbul, from New Delhi and Mumbai. The flight to Turkey takes only 6-7 hours when taking a direct route.

Visa rules

To enter the country, Indian citizens need to get a valid visa. You can obtain a single-entry visa with a validity of 30 days from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey. For more information on the visa policy of Turkey visit.

Weather in Turkey

The weather in the country is extremely friendly, with cold winters and hot summers. The country is at its best to visit from April to May and September to November. During these times, the skies are clear, and the weather is pleasant--there is no better time than this to get married.

Our top picks for Destination Wedding in Turkey

  • Istanbul
  • Cappadocia
  • Bodrum
  • Antalya

8. Malta

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9. Cyprus

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With great weather and stretches of long, blue sea cliffs, and numerous sea caves, Cyprus is not your regular international destination wedding location.

The beauty of the island country lies in its crystal blue waters, and it can become a rare backdrop for your wedding ceremony.

Thanks to being home to some of the oldest civilizations dating back to 1000 BCE, Cyprus will make your wedding even more beautiful and happening.

We are sure you want your wedding to be as unique and one-of-a-kind as possible. Cyprus is such a destination, and you must surely include it in your destination wedding locations list.

If you prefer, you can also travel to the seas and find a shipwreck where you can get a few pictures with your love. How’s that for an Instagram story?

How to get there

Flying to Cyprus is effortless as many airlines operate from major cities in India to Cyprus. Depending on the route, most airlines have a single halt, and the flight can take 11-12 hours to reach Cyprus.

Visa rules

All Indian citizens must have a valid visa to get to Cyprus. One can apply for a visa with 90-day validity. You can obtain the visa by directly applying with the embassy or with the help of a service provider. For more information on Cyprus visa policy visit.

Weather in Cyprus

May to October is the best time to visit Cyprus, which enjoys a pleasant and sunny climate all through the year with clear skies, lush greenery, and migratory birds.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Cyprus

  • Ayia Napa
  • Paphos
  • Larnaca
  • Nicosia

10. Switzerland

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With sprawling landscapes and extraordinary architecture, Switzerland is a dream place for anyone to get married.

Switzerland has to be a top priority whether you have already picked a few places to consider or are in the early stages of finding your perfect international destination wedding location.

The clear lakes, meadows, and numerous green valleys have everything you want to make your wedding an extraordinary event.

How to get there

Most major airlines have direct flights to Zurich at convenient times. With a direct flight from New Delhi, one can reach Zurich in 8 hours 40 minutes.

Visa rules

As an Indian traveler you must have a valid visa to enter Switzerland. It takes around 15 days to process the visa application. You can either apply for a visit visa or a Schengen visa. You can apply for a Schengen visa through VFS Global. For more information on the visa policy of Switzerland visit.

Weather in Switzerland

The weather in Switzerland is generally pleasant, with warm and sunny days. The Alps are characterized by cold weather in the North but hot in the south. The best time to spend time in Switzerland is from September to December.

Our top picks for destination wedding in Switzerland

  • Chillon Castle
  • Zurich
  • Lenzburg Castle
  • Davos
  • Zermatt
  • Schilthorn
  • St. Moritz

11. Italy

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Romance and Italy have a lot in common. And if you need such a romantic backdrop for your wedding, there is no place on the planet better than Italy.

With the verdant beauty of beaches, vineyards, lush vales, and a singular reminder of the bygone era, Italy has everything to make your marriage a unique experience you will never forget. With everything you cover for your big day, Italy can spoil you with its beauty and always-relaxed atmosphere.

From vineyards to ancient churches to castles and historical landmarks, Italy offers plenty of locations to choose from to get married. What makes it all the more scintillating as an international wedding destination is the opportunity to indulge in the Italian way of life—la dolce vita…

Planning a destination wedding in Italy can become a holiday for everyone involved. After all, who doesn’t want to spend a few days in Italy!

How to get there

Getting to Italy from India is not a hassle at all. There are regular flights to Rome or Venice from major metro cities in India. With a direct flight route, one can reach Venice in 11 hours & Rome in 8 hours 30 minutes with a single layover during the flight.

Visa rules

As an Indian traveler you must have a valid visa to enter Italy. It takes around 15 days to process the visa application. You can either apply for a visit visa or a Schengen visa. You can apply for a schengen visa through VFS Global. For more information on the visa policy of Italy visit.

Weather in Italy

Italy is characterized for its mediterranean climate, with its cold, wet winters and hot, dry summers. However, winters in Italy are cool & humid in the north & mountain zone . The best time to visit Italy is during September and October and from April to the end of June.

Our top picks for destination wedding in Italy

  • Rome
  • Venice
  • Amalfi Coast
  • Tuscany
  • Lake Como
  • Sicily

12. Greece

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Imagine a wedding taken straight out of the reel of Mama Mia!

Exciting, right? That’s what you will get when you choose Greece as your wedding destination. The dazzling sunsets, long stretches of white, sandy beaches, and a perfect temperature are the best recipe for an international destination wedding. And Greece has all that in plenty.

What makes Greece a top priority for those who want to get married in an international destination is its great destination and venue choices, impeccable hotels, and relatively easy paperwork.

And you will be blessed boundlessly by all the Greek Gods! How does that sound when you start your new life?

Greece also has excellent vineries, old heritage churches, and unique spots where you can utter the magical words “I do” and live your perfect life. It doesn’t get better than Greece, and surprises will never end.

How to get there

Major airlines fly to Athens from Mumbai and New Delhi. Most flights have a stopover in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Bahrain. Depending on the airlines, the flight time can vary. A non-direct flight from New Delhi takes around 11 hours to Athens.

Visa rules

An Indian traveler needs to apply for a Schengen Visa to gain entry to Greece. You can obtain it by directly applying to the Embassy or a third-party service provider. Applicants are recommended to apply at least 2 weeks before the expected departure with a passport valid for at least 3 months from the expected arrival date. For more information on the visa policy of Greece visit.

Weather in Greece

Greece mostly has pleasant weather, with May to early July being the best time for outdoor events. The skies are clear with occasional rains during the Autumn between September and October, which is also a preferred time for travelers.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Greece

  • Mykonos
  • Santorini
  • Corfu 
  • Crete 
  • Rhodes

13. Bali

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Another scintillating place with plenty of beaches, lush valleys and jungles, and stunning clifftops, Bali is a tiny world in itself where you would love to get married. Bali is often considered one of the best international locations for destination weddings for its abundant beauty.

The culture and Instagram-worthy views of the beaches in Bali will make your marriage an even more exotic affair than what you would have set out to make.

There is no doubt that Bali can instantly lift your wedding a notch up with its climate, incredible natural splendor, and amazing people.

The Indonesian island is a tropical paradise, and if you have ever dreamed of a fairytale marriage, then no other location can be more suitable than Bali. With such numerous options and features, Bali will never cease to surprise you by being so affordable.

Getting there

All major airlines operate from Indian metro cities to Bali, and must have a stopover at Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. The average flight time to Denpasar, Bali is about 9 hours from New Delhi.

Visa rules

Indians can get a visa on arrival at Denpasar International Airport, Bali, by paying USD35. However, the visa is only valid for 30 days which is non-extendable, and you must have a passport with at least six months of validity and a confirmed return flight ticket. For more information on the visa policy of UAE visit.

Weather in Bali

Bali is famous for its fairly even climate all year round. The days are cool and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 20-33 degrees. You can plan your wedding in Bali anytime between May to August with June being the busiest month for weddings.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Bali, Indonesia:

  • Infinity Chapel
  • Sky Ayana
  • Uluwatu Temple
  • Ubud Rainforest

14. Spain

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No points for guessing that a wedding in Spain is a true dream-come-true-moment for many couples. Renowned for its hospitality, amicable nature, and cheerful attitude, Spain is a truly exciting international destination wedding location.

No matter if you love a calm and quiet ceremony with a few of your important people or an extravagant wedding with a lot of your family and friends, Spain has the perfect spot for it.

If you prefer a very personal and romantic wedding with just you two, Spain can also help you there. From turquoise beaches, colorful forests, and beautiful mountain backdrops, everything in Spain can make your wedding look extravagant and rich.

The spell-binding nature of the culture of Spain can make everything even more scintillating and thrilling, not just for you but everyone around you.

Who is better to be the witness when you say “I do” and promise to love each other for a lifetime than the Mediterranean Sea? If that’s what you prefer, let’s make that happen.

How to get there

Flying to Spain to host your wedding is easy as many airlines connect major Indian cities to Spain. Usually, there is one stopover during the flight, and the duration is over/under 9 hours.

Visa rules

Indian citizens with passports must get a visa to enter Spain. Visa processing is simple, and one can get the visa in 15 working days. You can apply for the Schengen visa online or via a service provider. For more information on the visa policy of Spain visit.

Weather in Spain

Although the country enjoys diverse climatic conditions, it has pleasant weather throughout the year, which makes it an ideal place to hold your marriage. April to October are the best months to visit Spain and enjoy its glory.

Our Top picks for destination wedding in Spain

  • Ibiza
  • Mallorca
  • Tenerife
  • Andalucia

15. Croatia

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Croatia is not a country to immediately pop up in your mind when you discuss your destination wedding ideas with your destination wedding planner. But if you start to explore the country a bit, it can open a window of opportunity to make your international destination wedding location hunt even more intense.

Croatia offers everything you probably would ask for in a place to host your marriage, a nation with a strong sense of cultural heritage and vibrancy. Croatia can make your wedding an affair of the heavens, renowned for picturesque islands and stretching verdant landscapes.

Turkey is a confluence of rich history, naturally blessed locations, and a sense of artistic.

How to get there

Many airlines fly to Croatia from most metro cities in India. Taking a flight to Croatia is quite easy from India as it only takes 13 hours to reach the destination with a direct route.

Visa rules

Those who wish to travel to Croatia need to have a valid visa to enter the country. It is not difficult to get a visa to Croatia, and one can directly apply for the same. For more information on the visa policy of Croatia visit.

Weather in Croatia

The summer in Croatia is characterized by its typical Mediterranean weather with dry, hot, and sunny nature. The climate is usually pleasant, with sometimes wet winters, which are often colder than you may expect.

Our top picks for Destination Wedding in Croatia

  • Istria
  • Hvar, Dalmatia
  • Dubrovnik
  • Split
  • Porec
  • Plitvice Lakes

Our Top Picks for Venues in Croatia

  • San Canzian, Buje, Istria
  • Katrina Island, Istria
  • Beach Bar, Hvar, Dalmatia
  • Brown Beach house Croatia, Trogir, Dalmatia

16. Austria

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There is definitely something more to this Vienna than meets the eye. And you will never run out of wedding destination ideas in Vienna, for sure.

Teeming with abundant natural beauty, picturesque spots, and architectural marvels, this is a rare wedding destination that you will surely fall in love with. That’s not all. Vienna is also regarded as one of the world’s most sought-after international destination wedding locations.

After the wedding, go on a scuba diving spree, snorkeling, or underwater exploration to see a new world as you begin your new life.

How’s that for a change?

Despite the status such as this one, the country will never cease to astonish you with everything it offers for a singular, romantic wedding.

How to get there

Many airlines operate from most international cities in India to Vienna. The flight usually takes 10-12 hours, with most airlines having a single halt.

Visa rules

Every Indian citizen who wants to go to Vienna must get a visa to Austria. Although not difficult to get a visa, the process can be intricate. Hence, it is advised to seek the help of an authorized visa service provider. For more information on the visa policy of Austria visit.

Weather in Vienna

The climate in Vienna is pleasant, warm, and sunny. It enjoys moderate summers and winters with occasionally higher and lower temperatures. The best time to visit Vienna is during April and May or September and October.

Our top picks for Destination Wedding in Austria

  • Vienna
  • Salzburg
  • Carinthia
  • Esterhazy Palace
  • Forchtenstein Castle
  • Kufstein Fortress, Tirol
  • Mirabell Palace, Salzburg
  • Lake Zell, Zell am See, SalzburgerLand
  • Piber Castle & Stud Farm, Styria

Now that we looked at some of the best international wedding destinations, let’s try to understand essential factors to consider while choosing an international wedding destination.

Factors to Consider While Choosing International Wedding Destinations

International destinations have become extremely popular in recent years and Being able to marry abroad makes you and your partner literally a part of somewhere else. 

However, there are so many incredible Wedding Destinations that it can be difficult to know where to begin. Here are a few things to keep in mind to make the best decision:

Choose a destination wedding planner who gets you

One of the most important decisions to make your destination wedding a success is to choose the RIGHT destination wedding planner. It has to be someone who knows what you need and how to further enhance the experience for you. An ideal destination Wedding planner would know how to get everything 

done for you without overwhelming you with all the details of the plans and events. Hence, choose someone with a good amount of experience in international destination weddings. 

There are many wedding Planners in the market claiming to be the best in the field. Ask them to provide the details of their previous assignments to make the right decision.

Safety & travel bans

No matter which location you choose for your destination wedding, don't forget to check for safety and travel bans before spreading the word. An experienced wedding planner makes the whole process smooth for you. They contact embassies in advance (if needed) to check for different passport or health 

regulations as you might be expecting guests from different parts of the globe. 

Make a list of things you want

Since wedding planners design the events to fit the specifications of both the parties. One of the most important things you can do before you start planning is to understand your wants, needs, and expectations along with your budget.

You don’t want to end up in a destination that is too expensive or one that is too cheap or one that does not live up to your expectations. Also, it would be a great idea to write down the elements you want to incorporate in your wedding events and finalize everything before you start working with your international wedding planner

Make sure you ask your wedding planner to incorporate local elements into your planning, design, and décor to get the local vibe & essence into your events.

Knowing your transportation options

Your wedding is the perfect time to explore a new city or a country. After all, you will be in a new environment, with a new language and culture altogether. 

And therefore we would highly recommend that you get to know your transportation options beforehand for a seamless journey. You can enhance your guest's 

experience by adding some of the great transportation options available and they'll surely bring memories from this trip. Get to the bottom of it by answering:

  1. Do you want to take a private jet or a commercial flight?
  2. How about a helicopter ride for some scenic views?
  3. And trains that give spectacular scenery along the way to enhance the whole experience to the next level!

Transportation often becomes an integral part of your international destination wedding. However, your wedding planner will take care of everything, you need to know how everything is charted out.

Look into various hotels and locations

If you are interested in staying in luxury hotels, resorts, there are so many great options. Luxury hotels/resorts are known for their service, beauty, and location. They are perfect for a honeymoon, or a special occasion. You can choose from all kinds of hotels, from 5-star luxury to budget hotels. Most 

importantly, they should be able to offer the cuisine you prefer. Your planner will help you narrow down your choices as per your budget & expectations.

Types of venues for your wedding and reception

Here are the questions that will help narrow down your choices for venues, and its style, such as:

  1. Do you like indoor or outdoor venues?
  2. Do you like Formal setup or Informal setup?

For indoor setups we have options like hotels, palaces, banquet halls, place of worship etc. 

For outdoor setup we have many more options like wedding lawns, farm houses, boats & cruise, beaches & islands along with some unconventional one too like mountain tops, golf courses, vineyards, stadiums, amusement parks.

Keep in mind that if you choose an outdoor venue, like an island paradise or mountain top, then it will cost more because of all of the extra expenses involved with setting up tents or other structures & getting supplies there. Outdoor weddings are great, but they aren’t always easy on your budget. 

If you do decide to have an outdoor wedding, consider having dinner around sunset so that people can take advantage of the natural lighting.

Finding the perfect place for your ceremonies

You will want to pick a venue that matches the vibe that you want to incorporate in your ceremonies. After all, your wedding is the main event and you don’t want it to be cold or dark. 

You also don’t want to end up with a reception that you cannot enjoy because the place is too small or has limited or no parking or the distance from parking to the ceremony place is way too much.

And how can we forget the food!!! Guests do not forget the culinary experience they had at a wedding. It will help narrow down your options as well.

The flexibility of dates

One of the most important things to consider is the flexibility of dates for your wedding events. If you are planning your destination wedding with all the events taking place at one location, then you can probably be more flexible with your dates. 

However, if you are planning a destination wedding with limited days in each location, then it might be best to pick a fixed date for each event.  Your planner will find the best suitable venue that has availability on your dates.

Legal requirements for your wedding destination

Each destination that we have listed above have certain legal requirements to be met by the people getting married there. Hence, it is important that you know about them beforehand. In fact, your wedding planner must be an expert to handle these sorts of things.

Some locations require the couples to marry at a government office. In such cases, have it done as they need, and arrange for the symbolic marriage as you have planned. 

You may also need to carry a few documents such as your birth certificates, passports, and affidavits. Ensure that you have them all with you.

How do you want to spend your honeymoon?

After exploring your wedding plans, it’s time to get down to brass tacks. Ask yourself these questions:

  1. How can you make your honeymoon memorable?
  2. What adventures do you want to experience together?
  3. What places do you want to explore?

These are the kind of questions you will want to answer before you start working with your planner for your honeymoon. After all, your honeymoon is where you create memories as husband & wife for the first time. 

You might probably wanna spend your honeymoon, where you're planning to get married. So choose your wedding destination wisely.

Final Words

Marriages are made in heaven and a destination wedding is one of the best ways to make that a reality. The best wedding location is the one that you and your loved ones will remember for the rest of their lives.

We'd love to know which wedding destination made it to your list? 

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