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Everything a destination wedding bride needs to know about planning her big day! VIP has a dedicated destination wedding blog. Martha Stewart and Bridalguide.com even use VIP’s blog on their site

It makes Cents!

October 1, 2012

You have your resort selected, you’ve blocked out rooms at group rates and everyone has purchased their airfare; so now how do you construct a budget for your actual wedding? Hopefully, you have looked at the wedding packages offered at the resort that you have selected. Many of the basic or free …

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It’s A Sign!

September 9, 2012

I’m extremely fortunate to be able to see fabulous destination wedding photos from my clients when they return from their glorious event. Since my wedding in June 2009, I have noticed a very popular growing trend as I look through more and more photos. With the rise of pinterest and tumblr, brides …

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It’s A Date

September 1, 2012

“Lucky 7’s” to many people is either the name of a lottery game or a type of blackjack, but Lucky 7’s in the world of destination weddings was the term used for couples who picked 07/07/07 for their wedding date. Lucky 7’s had significance to many as it is historically thought to …

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12 Step Program For A Stress-Less Destination Wedding

September 1, 2012

When I was planning my destination wedding and in the glow of being engaged, I purchased this lovely calendar kit that came with pockets, folders and timely reminders of things that I needed to do. I loved having something that would keep me organized and provide me with a “timeline” of when …

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Is That Legal?

August 12, 2012

Let me tell you a story about a bride that came to VIP to help plan her destination wedding.  She loved the thought of getting married in St Bart’s and she had already spent endless hours pricing hotels, coordinating flights for her family, and felt confident that she found the perfect beach …

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The Definition of Attrition

June 10, 2012

What is the definition of attrition anyway? Do you remember “School House Rock”?  There was one song that was called “conjunction junction, what’s your function”.  School House Rock did an amazing job of teaching with rhymes and music.  Over time, I too, have tried to incorporate humor and rhyming of hard to …

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Size Matters!

May 29, 2012

Size Matters! As you begin to plan your destination wedding, you will be repeatedly asked, “how many guests do you have traveling”.  You are asked this when you block rooms at your resort.  You are asked this when you start budgeting for the ceremony and reception.  You are asked this when you …

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Group Airfare just isn’t Fair!!

May 20, 2012

Group Airfare One would imagine that if you had 20 people flying on the same flights, there would be a great deal getting a “group rate”.  Common sense would even suggest that if you had 30 to 40 people, you could even get a couple of free seats, right?  Well, there is …

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Address the Dress for your Guests

February 14, 2019

When you travel to a destination wedding chances are you are going to a lovely tropical paradise.  So I’m pretty sure that bringing a suit or formal gown isn’t on your packing list.  Often times, your guests may not be aware of what type of “dress code” you want for your wedding.  …

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