Do’s and Don’ts for Destination Weddings

Traditional celebrations aren’t for everyone, which is why destination weddings are a great alternative for those couples looking to travel to an exotic location. Celebrity couples such as Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo and Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott all tied the knot at their favorite destinations. Here are some quick do’s and don’ts when planning your dream wedding away from home.


  • DO research the destination before booking
  • DO think of your guests and try to book hotels with discounts
  • DO know the legalities of your destination
  • DO make lists of what is being shipped and what items can be obtained on site
  • DO make sure you and your bridal party have all necessary documents
  • DON’T expect everyone to be able to attend the wedding
  • DON’T wait until the last minute to tell your guests
  • DON’T forget to dress for the occasion