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Destination Weddings

A wedding and a vacation at the same time? It's possible. Read about the benefits -- and potential complications -- of weddings that involve travel.

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Getting Married Abroad

Your dream wedding may involve a trip to an exotic locale, but what complications lie in store? Smooth your path to an international wedding with these tips.


Elopement: First choice or last resort?

There's something romantic about running off with your beloved and getting married. On the other hand, you might incur the wrath of family and friends for not being included in this joyous event. When is elopement right and when is it wrong? See more »

Is a destination wedding right for you?

The second major decision you'll make about your wedding (after choosing the date) is where to have it. If you're thinking about a Caribbean wedding or one in the Swiss Alps, consider whether you're cut out to be a destination bride. See more »

10 Beautiful Destination Wedding Locales in the United States

When you hear "destination wedding," do you think of Caribbean beaches and European castles? Show your patriotism and save on airfare with a domestic ceremony. The best part? No passport necessary! See more »

U.S. Wedding Destinations

Forget destination weddings and seek inspiration from a map of the United States. Whether you're into beaches, mountain ranges, quaint towns or natural wonders, you can plan a gorgeous getaway that doesn't require a passport! See more »

10 Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Planning a wedding in the Caribbean involves more than picking out rum and tropical flowers. You'll need the site permits, blood tests and a rain plan. Here are 10 tips for the would-be destination bride. See more »

How to Choose a Bridal Gown for a Destination Wedding

On any other trip to the Bahamas, you'd be packing some shorts, a bikini and your favorite flip-flops. But when you're headed to an exotic destination to exchange vows, you've got to pack a bridal gown. See more »

What should guests wear to a destination wedding?

Dressing for a traditional wedding is pretty straightforward: suits and ties for men, cocktail-length dresses and skirts for women. But when the venue is a beach or 14th-century Italian church, what are the rules? See more »

Getting Married Abroad

Your dream wedding may involve a trip to an exotic locale, but what complications lie in store? Smooth your path to an international wedding with these tips. See more »