You just got engaged, and you know you want to find the perfect far-flung destination for your nuptials, but how to start? Wedding planning is stressful enough when you can easily visit the venue or vendors; how stressful will it be if they are thousands of miles away? Here’s a few how-to’s for getting started.
How to choose the location? Should you opt for somewhere you’ve already visited, or a new destination? A certain location may hold special memories for a couple, and there’s an added ease in selecting somewhere you know well. However, adventurous couples should opt for somewhere new, as the bold choice captures the essence of the couple. All-inclusives can be more guest-friendly, and wallet-friendly.
How to decide on the invite list? First, the couple must decide if they are going to cover part of their guests’ expenses. This decision will have a bearing on the number of people on the list. Also, having a ceremony at an adults-only resort will play a role in compiling the guest list. Remember, travel needs to be planned in advance, so be sure to send save the dates earlier than normal.
What to serve? Picking a meal selection without sampling the food is tricky. Try to stick with popular items known to please a crowd and ask the resort for recommendations.
How to book? For destination weddings, it is common to book airfare and hotels through a group block arranged by the resort. Reserving a number of hotel rooms and flights for your guests ensures optimal rates. And, to relieve personal stress, arrive early and allow yourself some time to relax pre-wedding.
It’s 2019 and doing things alone is empowering. Gone are the days when treating yourself to a movie or dinner was looked at as strange or unusual. People are doing things for themselves and not waiting for others to be available. Hop on this train of independence and you’ll be better for it. It’s weird and awkward at first, but so are most things until you decide to dive in head first. After a few times, you’ll look forward to those meals alone. Until then, here are some tips to ease the process.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
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Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.