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Your wedding day might be special, but that doesn’t mean that planning it is always super exciting. Planning a destination wedding adds another layer of complication to your wedding. There’s a lot to arrange, and a destination wedding might be more expensive than getting married closer to home. The complexities of planning a destination wedding can be hard to deal with, with some common problems often becoming an issue. Use the following tips to help tackle a few of the problems that may arise from having a destination wedding.
Planning from a Distance
One of the trickiest parts of planning for a destination wedding is to make your plans from a different location. You could be trying to look for wedding vendors in a completely different country, and you can’t make endless visits. Some people find that the best solution is a local wedding planner or choosing a hotel or resort that will do most of the work for you.
Finding the Right Photographer
A small problem but one that nonetheless affects many people is the struggle to find a photographer. Many people who get married abroad find that it’s difficult to find a local photographer who is up to their standards. One solution is to hire a photographer at home and fly them to your destination.
Who Pays for What?
How much do you pay for, and what should the guests pay for? The couple tends to pay for food and wedding-related activities, while guests pay for transport and accommodation. However, you can help out your guests by securing group discounts, and you can treat them to pleasant extras like welcome bags.
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