So, you've decided on a destination wedding...but where to have it is the undying question. Well look no further—we've pulled a list of great spots together, just for you!
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: The island's charming historical quality and friendly people will lure you in for Dominican Republic wedding, with its inherently romantic atmosphere and stunning beauty. Before holding a Dominican Republic wedding, couples need to have their legal documents translated into Spanish, making it the most difficult destination to have a legal wedding. For this reason, nearly all couples opt for a symbolic ceremony in the Dominican.
JAMAICA: Jamaica has been a long-time favorite for eloping and honeymooning because of its stunning scenery and service and the abundance of adults only, all-inclusive resorts. They also have a variety of exciting outdoor activities for newly married couples. In addition, Jamaica happens to be one of the easiest destinations to get legally married. From the minute you step off the plane, you hear the reggae music and feel the love of the Jamaican people.
MEXICO: Mexico is our #1 destination for weddings because of the excellent value and incredible experiences. Because of the abundant flights available to Mexico, and the hundreds of resorts that scatter the shoreline, this is the best spot for variety! In fact, we have a number of favorite resorts in Mexico that we love to visit every year! Using the Cancun airport for arrivals, you can venture north to Playa Mujeres or south to Playa Del Carmen. No matter which direction you go, you'll find stunning beaches, an abundance of all-inclusive resort options and the most welcoming and friendly people around.
Do any of these destinations sound right for you? Then visit us today at www.romancetravelgroup.com for a free consultation!
The Ultimate Romantic Honeymoon
Romance isn't all about gazing into each other's eyes across the table – it's about making those exciting memories together! We know all the perfect spots that'll fulfill everything you've ever dreamed of for this special occasion. Let us create the Ultimate Romantic Honeymoon package for you and your love. After all, romance is what we do!
The Ultimate Adventure Honeymoon
For those of you with an adventurous soul, why not allow Romance Travel Group to plan you the Ultimate Adventure Honeymoon? There's nothing better than experiencing the thrill of something new than with the one you love. With our expertise, you'll find yourself in those exhilarating moments in no time!
The Ultimate Overwater Honeymoon
Your days of flying 14+ hours to get to a private bungalow with glass bottom floors and views of crystalline blue water are over. Now, experience bungalows just as breathtaking in places like Mexico, or even Jamaica! We personally love the Palafitos at El Dorado Maroma, by Karisma, but you'll really have to see for yourself to truly indulge in this Ultimate Overwater Honeymoon!
The Ultimate Spa Honeymoon
A year of wedding planning and now it's time to relax! Experience authentic spa treatments, hydrotherapy, herbal remedies, or the ever-popular oceanfront couples Sky Massage! If you and your sweetie need to escape it all, then this Ultimate Spa Honeymoon package is for you.
The Ultimate First Class Honeymoon
Do you and your better half enjoy the finer things in life? Celebrate as husband and wife by kicking your honeymoon off with first class airfare, private transportation, a presidential suite, and endless luxurious accommodations. This royal treatment doesn't stop here – ask us how we can get you on the first flight to this Ultimate First Class Honeymoon today.
The Ultimate Sailing Honeymoon
Craving some of that Vitamin Sea? We know all the hot spots for those of you who are looking to spend your time on the water. Picture this: a private yacht and staff, endless beaches, snorkeling to your heart's content, swimming with sea turtles, and a peaceful stroll at an island port. If you're done being convinced, we'll help you castaway on this Ultimate Sailing Honeymoon.
For more information on planning your Ultimate Honeymoon, visit our Honeymoon page or contact Hello@RomanceTravelGroup.com today!
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1. Customize a Website
One of the first fun and exciting steps in your planning process is creating a customized wedding website that is designed just for your wedding. Details like the wedding location, booking information, and important dates and times can all be included on your wedding page. It might be good to include an itinerary for your guests, so they know what to expect when they arrive, as well as periods where they will have down time. Many couples share their "love story" and include some photos of their engagement. In addition, your wedding website can serve as the primary resource for suggested activities, either for the group, or individual. Your guests will thank you for doing the research for them.
2. Welcome Them with a Party
What better way to be greeted than with a party after a day of long travel? As a wedding guest who just arrived in Mexico, the last thing you'd want to worry about is changing into some stuffy wedding attire. Instead, you'd probably be wondering where the closest swim-up bar is, right? With that being said, give your guests a chance to settle in before throwing them into the hustle and bustle of your wedding day. A welcome party is an excellent way to greet your guests and set the tone for your destination wedding. After all, that is why you were looking to get away, isn't it? To have an non-traditional, carefree, relaxing wedding. So, invite your guests to kick back, have a drink, and stay a while.
3. Provide a Welcome Bag
Who doesn't like gifts? Go the extra mile (because your guests certainly did) and put together some welcome bags for your friends and family to pick up at the hotel's front desk upon check- in. Fill the bags with an official itinerary, resort map, water bottles, snacks, small gifts – maybe even a cute welcome note from you and your SO. Be creative and make it fun! This gesture will help your guests feel right at home and appreciated.
4. Be Considerate
Take advantage of where you are! Use your resources. Work with your travel agent and wedding coordinators to ensure that not only your wedding is amazing, but the experience for your guests are as well. Be considerate not to book around holidays or dates that would be of conflict for everyone. Also, price is an important factor for most people, so consider coordinating a time of year that appeals to everyone's budget. Up-playing the all-inclusive perks will look tempting to your guests, so be sure to note the resort's amenities and inclusions when creating your website.
5. Suggest Activities
Make sure to do the research for your guests. They are guests for a reason. Do suggest activities and resort promotions, but don't expect that your guests will do everything (it's their vacation, too!). A lot of all-inclusive resorts have activities that run throughout the day, so if you suggest one or two group activities for them to get involved in, they'll have the perfect balance of activity time with the group, and downtime alone, as well. Making these suggestions will relieve a lot of headaches for your friends and family in the long run, and only makes the vacation experience run smoother for everyone.
Let these myth-busters be the reason you book your dream wedding.
1.Hard to plan- WRONG!
Many people assume planning a wedding in a remote location is much more difficult than planning a wedding locally. But what couples don't realize, is that travel agencies specialize in romantic travel – particularly destination weddings, and cover all these details FOR you. There's no need to stress – your travel specialist does all the leg work for you!
With the traditional American wedding costing over $30,000, it's no wonder most people assume a wedding in an exotic location would be more. Luckily, most properties can hold a beautiful wedding ceremony and reception for you and your guests for as little as $10,000 –significantly cheaper than the average local wedding.
3.Too plain- WRONG!
Are you avoiding a remote wedding because you don't think you can add those personal touches like you could in person? Think again. When you book with a travel specialist, they'll hook you up with the resort's wedding planners whose job it is to pull off gorgeous wedding setups for you well ahead of time. In addition, the wedding planners communicate with you every step of the way to ensure your wedding is as lavish as you expected upon arrival.
4.Guests won't come- WRONG!
Truth is, there are many perks in booking your wedding at an all-inclusive resort. Guests group rates are fairly inexpensive and reasonable, and considering that food and drink are included, it winds up being a better deal than a traditional wedding. Transportation is also taken care of by your travel specialists from start to finish, so you and your guests don't have to worry about getting from point A to point B.
5.Not many options- WRONG!
This is a HUGE myth –there are endless options out there! Since searching for the perfect wedding destination can be a bit overwhelming for couples, consider booking with a travel specialist who is a PRO at finding you everything on your wish list, and then some. A good travel specialist travels to a variety of destinations and resorts annually to make sure they will provide a great experience for couples and guests. They will help you narrow down your options based on pricing, venues, food, and more.
For more information on booking your dream wedding, contact Romance Travel Group – their experts will take care of you FREE of charge. Visit www.romancetravelgroup.com for more info.