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5 Reasons to consider planning a destination wedding

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Destination weddings are growing more popular every year. While some couples choose to have a destination wedding for the appeal of an exotic location, others choose it because of budget restrictions. A destination wedding can be a cost effective way to make your wedding special. Some destinations better lend themselves to destination weddings than others do. The popularity of destination weddings is appealing to those looking to cut their expenses while expanding the reach of their small wedding

1: Limited guest list

It makes it easier to invite only close relatives and friends. A destination wedding usually means fewer guests than a local wedding. This allows you to cut back on the expenses associated with having so many people attend your wedding.

2: Exotic locations

Choosing the perfect location varies based on the couple’s needs. Here are some locations that appeal to couples opting in for a destination wedding.  


Jamaica is known for its warm and hospitable people, who make visitors feel right at home. Jamaica is a vibrant, colorful and exotic destination which offers a variety of unique locations and activities for both the adventurous and romantic at heart. It has become one of the most popular destinations among couples who wish to have a Destination Wedding in the Caribbean.


Punta Cana

The Dominican Republic has been ranked as the number one tourist and vacation destination in the Caribbean by various international tourism magazines. This area boasts many beaches, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers and parks. Punta Cana is an exciting place to have your wedding or honeymoon and it can be planned at any time of the year because of its warm tropical weather. You’ll enjoy Punta Cana’s white sand beaches on a beautiful day or night. The Dominican Republic has a rich culture that you will experience when you meet the friendly residents.



Mexico is one of the world’s top tourist destinations for a reason: With stunning Caribbean Sea coastline and impressive Pacific Ocean views, this country offers something for everyone. When it comes to finding the perfect location to host your wedding or honeymoon, Mexico offers an endless array of possibilities. From beachfront resorts to charming colonial towns


If you and your spouse enjoy traveling or want to take a honeymoon, combining the two events can save you money. You may even be able to invite some of your closest family and friends along for a vacation in an exotic location.

3: Less stress and anxiety

It’s often less expensive and more convenient. Most destination weddings have “all inclusive” packages which include all of the details like flowers, photographer, food, etc. This can help you control your overall costs without having to worry about coordinating all the details yourself. Having all the details handled for you can also be a more convenient choice for couples who are too busy to spend time planning every aspect of their wedding themselves.

4: Wedding & honeymoon in one trip

If you and your spouse enjoy traveling or want to take a honeymoon, combining the two events can save you money. You may even be able to invite some of your closest family and friends along for a vacation in an exotic location.

5: Save money on the wedding

With the average cost of a wedding in the United States hovering at around $25,000, couples are looking for ways to shave costs while still having the time of their lives.


One way to do this? A destination wedding. There’s no need to pay for expensive centerpieces or an over-the-top venue when you can exchange vows on a white sandy beach with the ocean as your backdrop.


After all the reasons provided, A destination wedding can be a unique and exciting way to celebrate your nuptials. It provide you with loving family and friends celebrating your union in one of the most exotic locations all while providing you with security that your finances will not be taking a massive blow and your anxiety levels will remain intact. 


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