8 destination weddings overseas

8 destination weddings overseas

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Photos: Christina Pfeiffer

There’s something romantic about saying “I do” on a beach, a tropical island or in an ancient castle. Getting married overseas is not only romantic but it can also be cost effective. You can combine your wedding and honeymoon and your guests can have a holiday while celebrating your nuptials. Planning an overseas wedding can be relatively simple. Here are eight most popular places for destination weddings around the world.

1-Cook Islands

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A tranquil location to say “I do” all year round, the Cook Islands offers romantic sunsets. You can say your vows on a beach or in a garden or at church. Aitutaki is a popular place for honeymooners.

2-Thailand

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Sitting on an elephant while it walks down the aisle will make any bride feel special. Having a baby elephant at the reception also has a novelty value.

3-Fiji

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Floating on the ocean in a canoe with tattooed Fijian warriors by your side is a wedding experience to remember. With sandy beaches and plenty of resorts to suit all budgets couples are saying “bula” to getting married in Fiji.

4-French Polynesia

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Blessings performed by a Tahitian priest followed by a romantic dinner under the stars and a blissful night in an overwater bungalow sounds like heaven in the South Pacific.

5-Bali

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Bali is a relaxing destination for a trouble-free western-style wedding. Most wedding planners love Bali because it’s easier make arrangements here than many other places. There’s also lots of choice when it comes to accommodation.

6-Vanuatu

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Vanuatu’s pristine beaches and volcanic landscape is an idyllic backdrop for a romantic island wedding with warrior dancers and flame torches. It’s also home to the island that inspired James Michener to write “South Pacific”.

7-Paris

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Paris is a top spot for romantic couples wanting to elope. You need to be live in France for 40 days before the wedding so you might want to complete the legal side at home before running away to Paris to say your vows.

8-Italy

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What could be more romantic than swapping vows in a Venetian gondola? Italy is a romantic spot for couples planning a honeymoon in Europe and there are plenty of memorable spots to tie the knot.

Thinking about running away to get married? Check out Destination Weddings, Global Weddings, Great Destination Weddings.

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