Michelle from Pierre Carr shares her top tips for a destination wedding…
A large majority of couples are now paying for their own weddings. Also, more couple are choosing to get married somewhere exotic with close friends and family looking on. The destination wedding has become increasingly popular.
According to Mintel, one in six, that’s 16% of British weddings, now takes place abroad. That equates to an estimated 51,300 overseas weddings, a massive 43% increase since 2003.
By mixing great weather with high standards of service, UK couples now realise that an overseas wedding can be the way to go. However, whilst many brides dream of a wedding abroad there are many reasons why many back out.
To help dispel these reasons here’s a list of tips on how to make destination weddings possible.
The average wedding in the UK costs £20,000. Your money can go a lot further abroad, depending on the exchange rate.
Look for Offers
Hotels have lots of offers. If you stay in the hotel for x number of nights you can get your wedding free. Or if your guests stay for at least three nights you can get your accommodation free. So check the possibilities at your chosen venue.