Perhaps you will opt for a wedding on the beach, a garden wedding or maybe you are flying internationally for a wedding in Sydney - hopefully this article will help to give you a few ideas for planning your wedding accessories, wedding decor, your ceremony location and your reception venue for the perfect destination wedding and honeymoon all in one!
Here are some choice destinations, honeymoon suggestions and wedding package ideas to help with your wedding planning.
Wedding at Uluru
If you are looking for intimate, enchanting and spiritual location for a wedding, then look no further than your own true back yard! For the ultimate destination-outback luxury wedding Uluru is the perfect choice.
With Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia you will experience all that the red-centre has to offer, they will plan everything for you from travel arrangements to the ceremony and getting married itself along with the wedding catering and entire wedding package details - for a unique wedding in the heart of Australia.
Wedding in the Cook Islands
Getting married in the Cook Islands is romantic, easy and uncomplicated. An ideal location for a tropical island wedding. The Cook Islands boasts some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in the South Pacific!
There are many amazing resorts on the islands that can cater for your special day such as the Raratongan Beach Resort, Muri Beach Club and the Pacific Resort Raratonga to name but a few - whichever you choose you are sure to have a an idyllic outdoor wedding in this wonderful location.
Wedding in Bali
From the green rice paddies and beautiful beaches to traditional ceremonies and old temples, Bali is an island which will leave you with wonderful memories of its natural beauty and enchanting culture.
A very popular resort for eloping is the Conrad Bali, they offer several wedding options from garden and beachfront weddings to the famous Infinity chapel - A purpose built wedding venue floating in water with outstanding ocean views.
It's simple triangle shape is said to represent a romantic angle towards the heavens, while its physical attributes of marble, glass and steel are each metaphors for the male and female bodies and their interaction with each other as a couple... Plus it makes a stunning backdrop for your wedding pictures!
Wedding in New Zealand
A country with notably outstanding and picturesque scenery, there are so many different places that New Zealand can offer for your destination wedding. An alternative to the norm yet ideallic setting would be a lakeside wedding situated in the heart of the South Island at Lake Tekapo - in the summer months the golden glow of colour mixed with the bright turquoise coloured water is breathtaking.
The famous Church of the Good Shepherd is also found at Lake Tekapo and has captured the hearts of visitors from all over the world - the views in the distance from this spectacular location are something you will be sure to remember forever!
Wedding in Hawaii
O'ahu, Hawaii is a fantastic destination for your wedding. This beautiful island offers the romantic setting of a tropical beach, with an exciting city atmosphere, and the charm of the Hawaiian culture.
It is likely that you will be having a beach ceremony and is a must to include the traditional Hawaiian flower, the Lei, which is said to signify love and respect. This will also provide you with the ammunition for some funny pun references like "I got Lei'd at Bride & Groom's wedding 2013"...!
Wedding in Fiji
Fiji is made up of hundreds of islands and you can choose from a modern international resort or a smaller more intimate island for your destination wedding. Temperatures rarely drop below 26 degrees all year round, perfect for a beach wedding with the natural white beaches and crystal clear coral waters making for the perfect backdrop!
Some favourites include LikuLiku Lagoon resort, Musket Cove and Mana Island Resorts to name a few... each are very special in their own way and can offer a range of ceremonies, you might choose the beach at sunset or amongst the tropical gardens for your special day.
Wedding in Samoa
Samoa is a charming group of islands located in the South Pacific. Each of the 10 islands is very different and offers its own unique surrounding for your destination wedding - from a cascading waterfall in the lush greenery to the white sands and sparkling blue sea!
If you choose to get married in a church, beside a waterfall, on a beach or in a tropical rainforest then Samoa is the place for you - all of these options are available to you and more on these spectacular islands.
Get Married in Vanuatu
If you are asking "how to plan a wedding in a honeymoon destination?" and have started to put together a wedding checklist of locationss to help you decide, then I am sure that Volcanic Vanuatu will be high up your list!
After taking a look at several wedding reviews you can clearly see that Vanuatu is a well kept secret this is closer to Australia and less expensive than most other Pacific destinations - it is also very easy to tailor any wedding or honeymoon to suit couples needs and wedding budgets.
Choose from many resort locations such as the Havannah, perfect for a sunset wedding or the Entrap Beach resort with a casual and romantic atmosphere - perfect for a small beach wedding.
Marriage in Phuket, Thailand
Phuket is the perfect place for your destination wedding. Get married in the traditional western style with a non-denominational ceremony, or opt for a Thai style Buddhist blessing - your wedding gown can be of any material and style that you choose however Thai custom does not allow black attire at weddings, as it is considered to be bad luck!
Choose from a variety of venues - villas, tropical gardens or on the beach for your perfect wedding day. Try the Outrigger Laguna Resort or the TwinPalms Phuket Resort both with fantastic wedding packages available for the perfect honeymoon and wedding combined.
Top Australian Locations for your Destination Wedding
Of course Australia is not shy of a few beautiful beach or two! You don't even have to go right to the top end to find them - although if you do, places like Chilli Beach near Cooktown are incredible, stunning and isolated. The Whitsunday Islands are perennial favourites: Hamilton Island and Whitehaven beach being top picks, but on the other coast we have Broome and the famous Cable Beach. There's probably too much choice, but whichever destination you choose for your wedding venue you can rest assured that we will be able to create a wedding stubby holder to suit your wedding theme and ideas!. Just send us a photo and we'll do the rest for you!
Make sure that you check out our previous articles "Go That Extra Mile at your Destination Wedding" and "Ideas for your Beach Wedding" for some fantastic ways to include Coolaz stubby holders at your special day.