Countdown to Your Destination Wedding
9-12 Months Before Your Wedding Date
Pick your destination-Decide your wedding location keep in mind marriage laws, flight availably, time of year and budget. Let our experience in planning hundreds of weddings match you with the best location and resort with your wedding vision.
Pick your resort location- choosing the resort for your dream wedding is exciting, but can be overwhelming because everything looks good on the internet. This is where you use our expert services to help you pick a resort with a wow factor for your wedding. We travel all over the world checking out the best resorts for destination weddings. We can advise you the best resort that fits your specific needs. We know the best properties!
Confirm your wedding date-this is vital to holding and secure the wedding date and time for your wedding. Destinations Diva can help you step by step through this process.
Book your room and hold rooms for your guests- Now that you have a wedding date, you want to make sure you have rooms for you and your guests. Securing a room block is important because resorts sell out and you want to have rooms for your guests. We help you secure the rooms at a discounted rate giving you confidence that you have plenty of space for your guests to help you celebrate your wedding.
Create A Guest List-Gather email and addresses for all your guests.
Shop- for your wedding dress
6-9 Months Before Your Wedding
Send out Save The Date Invitations-Show your personality by sending creative save the dates to remind your guests of the wedding date. Be sure to include your wedding website on your website, which we provide for each wedding couple. It is customized for you as a place for all your wedding and travel informational. It will have pictures of the resort, destination information along with rooms that you are holding at the discounted pricing. We handle the whole process for you, taking the stress out of your wedding, leaving you to focus only on picking out your ceremony details.
Book Travel-Make your bridal party and VIP guests are booked. Send Save The Date email reminders to your guest about booking their travel.
Rings-pick out and purchase wedding rings.
Create a Wedding Gift Registry-add it to your wedding site.
6 Months Before Your Wedding date
Choose wedding details like flowers, DJ, and photographer.
Passports-obtain new ones or make sure your passports are updated.
2-3 Months before your Wedding
Purchase all accessories, wedding jewelry, bridal party gifts and welcome guest gift bags.
Mail Wedding Invitations
Final Payments-make all final payments for travel and vendors.
1 Month Before your Wedding
Confirm and Finalize all wedding details and vendors.
Receive your travel documents
Packing List-create a packing list so you do not forget anything.
One Week before you Travel
Pack for the wedding and honeymoon. Be sure to carry on your wedding dress and any important documents, do not check with your luggage!
Relax-enjoy the destination and celebrating with friends and family. You have worked hard for this day and have confidence your events will go smoothly. Remember to call your wedding and travel specialist if there are any problems. This is what we do, we are your advocates and here to help every step of the way, and including during travel.