increasingly popular way to tie the knot is by destination
wedding, where the bride & groom and guests travel to
a resort destination for the ceremony and reception. A destination wedding can be as simple or extravagant as you desire. Even the most simple destination wedding ceremonies can be arranged with the most stunning backdrop (such as the sparkling blue Caribbean Sea).
options for a destination wedding are truly dizzying. Here
are some things to consider before calling your travel agent.
- would you like tropical beach, small chapel, a mountain
cliff? Indoors or Outdoors?
- ceremonies range from barefoot casual to Ritz-Carlton
of Guests - the low and high range of people attending
of Stay - for resort destinations, guests can choose
the length of stay.
"Honeymoon" - the bride and groom can depart
the ceremony resort, to round out their honeymoon at a neighboring
resort. Or, they can continue at the resort acting as hosts.
Another option is to have the guests leave the day after
the ceremony, with the bride and groom staying on additional
- have an idea how much your guests are willing to pay,
as well as budget considerations for the ceremony and honeymoon.
Our top destination wedding locations are the following:
- Riviera Maya Mexico
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Cabo, Mexico
- Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
- Cancun, Mexico
- Turks & Caicos
- Grand Caymans
Our preferred properties are Palace Resorts, AMResorts (Secrets, Dreams, Now, Zoetry), Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts, Karisma, Iberostar, Barcelo, Majestic, Couples, and Pearl/SPM (Tahiti). We work with resorts beyond this list...just ask if you already have a resort & destination in mind!
with a Travel Agent.
A travel agent who is experienced arranging destination weddings
is an invaluable resource for the bridal party. At Expert
Family Travel, we are familiar with legal requirements for
your wedding, will make resort recommendations, and will ultimately
put you in contact with the wedding coordinator at your chosen
location. As your travel agent will handle the travel arrangements
for the bridal party and guests.
Call us today at 972-625-6200 or 800-957-8600
to get started on planning your destination wedding. The initial
consultation is free, and we'll discuss location options,
party size, budget, formality levels, and things you'll need
to do before the next step. While we do not charge a fee for our travel arrangement services, there is an initial, non-refundable Setup Fee for destination weddings that is applied towards the bride & groom's travel.
Once the wedding location is secured
we will work directly with your guests to coordinate their
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Expert Family Travel is a full service travel agency located in the Dallas-Fort Worth (Texas) metro area. We service clients across the United States. Contact us at 972-625-6200 today to get your honeymoon or destination wedding planning started.