January 24, 2017
Hawaii, I have to say is one of the best destination weddings I have been a part of. Planning a destination wedding can be a lot of work but can also be a ton of fun. Destination weddings limit the guest list because most people won’t make the journey. Its already a fabulous vacation. The main points in planning a destination wedding is , 1) where will you have your ceremony (is it a state park, open space, hotel) 2. How much will that location be, do you need a permit, 3. Where will you get your marriage license, 4. Finding vendors that will be amazing.
Find a hair or makeup artist from where you are doing your wedding: whether it is in the south, Bahamas, or tropics people who have lived there and know the weather and can perform well in those circumstances will be your best bet. Bring someone who isn’t experienced of the climate can turn into flat hair, and runy makeup. Not to say that not all makeup artists aren’t capable of being a pro in any weather but for easy sake.
Photographers: This person will be in your intimate moments and through your day, take someone you trust and knows you. There are great stories of local photographers and there are horror stories but regardless- trust the person who will photograph them. You can’t get back that day.
Flowers- Go local and by the season it will be fun and vibrant
People who you invite: the people who you invite should bring life to you and your spouse to be