When to Book Your Destination Venue?

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Are you worried you are falling behind your fantasy wedding to-do list? Will you be able to get everything in time before you arrive at your dream destination resort? Rest assured, we have for you today a handy timeline guide to help you keep things on track.


12 to 18 months before your wedding day


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  • Start thinking about destination wedding vision

  • Narrow down your color schemes that will impact décor, flowers and attire

  • Use the online tools to determine your wedding budget

  • Create a wedding website with useful calculators and tools

  • Start thinking about your guest list

  • Start thinking about your destination and guest accommodations

  • Start thinking about your reception menu

  • Start working with a travel coordinator to generate travel options


12 months before your wedding day


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  • Choose your ideal destination (negotiating a good balance of luxury and value)

  • Finalize the guest accommodation options

  • Finalize the guest list

  • Send out Save-The-Dates (if digital, start earlier)

  • Start to book your key vendors (video, photo, makeup)


6 to 8 months before your wedding day


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  • Order your wedding dress, shoes and ensemble

  • Register for wedding gifts (this can be done later if your registry is destination related add-ons)

  • Book and confirm travel arrangements

  • Order your invitations cards


4 to 6 months before your wedding day


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  • Purchase your wedding rings

  • Finalize your wedding party’s attire

  • Work with your wedding team to figure out who does what

  • Work with your wedding team to plan events and excursions

  • Design a gameplan with your wedding team to help create many magical moments for your videographer and photographer


2 to 3 months before your wedding day


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  • Send out your invitations

  • Gather all necessary paperwork and documents

  • Ship all wedding-day items to the resort (or bring them with you)

  • Schedule a final dress fitting and a trial hair and makeup run


The week of your wedding


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  • Finalize seating charts, itineraries and other details with your resort

  • Confirm and pack for your dream destination wedding (and honeymoon)

  • Prepare your outfit and other necessary items

  • Enjoy your time at the destination


For more specifics on any of the above items, make sure to drop us a line via the contact us form, don’t forget to provide your email and phone number so we can reach you. We are here to help your make your sunny destination Indian wedding an amazing experience (with as little stress as possible).

A handy timeline guide to help you keep things on track for your dream Destination Wedding.

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