Destination Wedding Superstitions to Love

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist

So long summer! Fall is the perfect time of year to say “I Do”!

Whether you plan for the sunny shores of Cancun or the tropics of Costa Rica; between back-to-school, Halloween and giving thanks, it’s a great opportunity to have all eyes on you and all hands on deck as this season is generally off peak for most resorts.

But before you plan your fabulous Fall nuptials in paradise, be mindful of some cultural superstitions.

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You’re bound to have a good time at Secrets the Vine!

Secrets the Vine

Secrets the Vine

Written by Marissa Every, AVDW Wedding Guest Coordinator 

Trying to decide on the perfect resort for your honeymoon, destination wedding or anniversary trip? If so, you’re in luck because this location is a prime spot for romance.

Located in the hotel zone of downtown Cancun, Secrets the Vine is the definition of modern and tropical luxury where fun meets relaxation. It is the ideal resort for all of your vacation needs.

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Role of Groom in the Destination Wedding Planning Process

Zi Hui and Luke, Dreams La Romana

Zi Hui and Luke, Dreams La Romana

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Wedding Guest Coordinator

Congratulations! You’re getting married! Whether it’s the first time or the 10th, planning a destination wedding is always an experience in and of itself.

The majority of brides take on coordinating every last detail of their big day as if it was another job. But where does that leave the groom? Brides, before you get to your boiling point read on and realize it’s okay to divide and conquer when it comes to destination wedding planning. The majority of brides take on the tasks as if it was another job.

Here are a few roles that your fiancé might enjoy tackling…

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Aina, Hokele & `ano`ê: Why Maui is Simply the Best

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Written by Kelly Re, AVDW Specialist

After visiting Maui last week, I am not shocked that it is has been voted the “Best Island” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler for 20 years!

From its picturesque beaches to 5-Star resorts and welcoming local people, the island has much to offer Destination Wedding couples (or groups), honeymooners and anniversary couples.

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How to Destination Wed like a High-Rolling Celeb

Denis & Ina – Dreams La Romana

Denis & Ina – Dreams La Romana

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist

From Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s beach bash to Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s Italian nuptials, celebrities are in love with destination weddings.

Tying the knot abroad isn’t just for the rich and famous though, even you could wed like a celeb without breaking the bank! Here are a few helpful hints when planning your star-studded affair.

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5 Ways to be the Coolest Destination Wedding Bride

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Carolina and Patrick – Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa

Written by Courtney Bradley, AVDW Specialist

Being newly engaged and planning the perfect wedding may be a dream come true for most brides. It’s easy to get lost in the cake tasting and table arrangements, stressed over what the groomsmen, bridesmaids, even you are going to wear.

But breathe.

And while you take a time out, think about the people in your life who are helping to make your fairy tale a reality. From bridesmaids to guests and everyone in between, we’ll layout how you could be the coolest bride in town, while still getting everything you want on your special day.

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Destination Weddings Trend: Trash the Dress

Angela & Peter's wedding at Bavaro Princess, Punta Cana

Angela & Peter’s wedding at Bavaro Princess, Punta Cana

Written By Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist

The days of preserving your elegant white gown are history.

In recent years “trashing” your wedding dress has become the new post-nuptials trend with more and more brides deciding to take the plunge (literally). From diving into the ocean to an epic paintball match between you and your honey, the act of “trashing” your dress makes for some pretty incredible photos.

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