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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

Keep The Faith

December 31, 2011

Deciding on having a destination usually involves getting family and friends ‘on board’, selecting the perfect location and resort, and budgeting for the costs involved.  Sure, there will be issues with family over affordability of attending, and maybe even some objections to the destination that you have selected.  However, many time couples …

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What is the Best DW Tip when you are Newly Engaged?

December 13, 2011

I am the type of girl that has a hard time narrowing down things to 1 absolute answer.  I often have a top 2 rather than a #1 response when asked to pick a favorite destination or resort.  However, there is one tip that I would instantly shout out to a couple …

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Customs??

November 13, 2011

Ordinarily when one hears the word “customs” in regards to a wedding, you would imagine it would have to do with wedding traditions, however, that is not the “customs” I am referring to.  I am talking about “customs” or FEES that are imposed on shipments of items into another country.  Many times …

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Fun Extras you can Blend into your Destination Wedding!

October 10, 2011

I will admit that one of best parts of planning my destination wedding was looking at photos of other weddings and finding some really neat ways to incorporate the “island” theme.  Maybe that is why I ended up bringing 5 suitcases full of extra items for the wedding.  I took notes, copied …

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There Are Just Too Many Resorts To Choose From!

September 25, 2011

You have decided to have a destination wedding.  Your family and friends are supportive, and you even have the ideal date in mind.   As you scour through websites and purchase magazines on fabulous destination weddings,  all of a sudden, you start to feel a pounding in your head.  Each resort looks better …

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A Beach Setting, but not a Beach Wedding?

September 21, 2011

Hi, my name is Jennifer and I am a shoe addict!  Yes, I often buy shoes and then purchase outfits to go with them (instead of the other way around).  I totally understand the new trend for a bride to wear flirty, fun and colorful shoes to be under her wedding gown.  …

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RSVP – Means What?

August 30, 2011

You have sent out Save the Dates and are eager to hear who can make it to your fabulous destination wedding.  You even put an RSVP date on your Save the Dates so you could really gauge how many rooms you should be holding and what type of budget you are looking …

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What Do I Do About My Dress?

August 7, 2011

Ever hear the expression, “there are 2 kinds of luggage….carry on and lost?”  Unfortunately, putting your wedding dress in your suitcase and hoping nothing happens to it after you check in for your flight, is like playing Russian Roulette.  The only option you have is to carry it with you.  You simply …

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Is There an Etiquette Rule Book for Destination Weddings?

July 27, 2011

You know the rules, don’t talk with your mouth full, write thank you notes after you receive a gift, say please when you would like something – or for weddings, you don’t need to buy the bridesmaid’s dresses but the bride should pay for the bouquets, grooms shouldn’t see the bride the …

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