Destination weddings, unlike normal weddings, take great commitment on the side of the guests you invite. They are giving up a lot of things to be with you on your special day. To make your guests happy, you must also take care not to offend your guests or leave them with a bad taste in the mouth. Here are the dos and don’ts of destination weddings you should pay attention to in order to ensure that everyone who attends your wedding leaves with a smile on their face.
Destination Wedding Etiquette – The Dos
1. Leave a Treat in the Guests’ Rooms
2. Arrange For Ground Transportation
3. Send Invitations Early
Your guests can’t just drop everything they are doing at a moment’s notice to fly to your wedding. When you
Before you send invitations to your friends, check in with your family members first to see if they are okay with the destination. Having family members that care about you at your wedding is far more important than having a long list of friends who agree with your decision but who may bail out on you in case the wedding plans fall into disarray.
Destination weddings usually have smaller guest lists than weddings held close to home. This means that a lot of people you are close to or who feel close to you will be left out of the guest list. Your friends will probably be wondering why they haven’t been invited to your wedding. You need to
The Do Nots
1. Don’t Direct Your Guests Activities
To ensure that there is order while still allowing your guests to have fun as they please, establish
2. Don’t Bring a Wedding Planner From Your Town
You might love your city’s wedding planners but they have no business organizing a wedding at a location they are totally not familiar with. Wedding destinations handle several weddings every year. This means that there are great wedding planners on the ground have first-hand knowledge of what it takes to put together a successful wedding at the destination.
With a little effort, some of the nos can be turned into yeses. Most of the people who won’t make it will probably cite financial constraints. If they are family members, you can
No one wants their wedding photos posted on social media without their permission. Nonetheless, a destination wedding will surely make wedding guests over eager to take photos.
We hope you find the above Dos and Do Nots tips useful. Just remember to also relax and have fun when you are there.