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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

What do I get for bringing all these guests?

May 18, 2011

Whether you are bringing 5 rooms or 25 rooms to a resort, there is an automatic assumption that special savings or deals are out there if you are booking a group. The truth is that many resorts and hotels target groups and there are certainly benefits for having your guest reserve within …

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Intertwining Your Destination Into Your Ceremony

May 12, 2011

You have prepared for months. The guests are booked and you have your dress, rings and airline tickets. Now how can you have your ceremony truly reflect not only your love for each other but also incorporate a piece of the glorious location you’ve traveled so far to? Research into local traditions …

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Would I Do It Again?

March 26, 2011

If you are going through some stress as you approach your big day and have a million things to do, before you ask yourself “why are we doing a destination wedding again?”, have a look at some of the responses we have received when we polled our previous destination wedding brides.  If …

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What’s an OOT?

February 20, 2011

Planning a wedding and getting information/tips sometimes means that hours are spent searching online wedding sites.  I soon learned that there was a new language out there and abbreviations for terms left me feeling like I needed some sort of code dictionary.  What the heck was an OOT?   Thank goodness some other brides …

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Do I really need help and who should I turn to?

January 28, 2011

I can remember logging on to my old PC and using dial up and getting email on Prodigy. Does anyone remember Prodigy? It would take forever for pictures to load and forget even watching a video online. My goodness have things changed. With the ease of finding information in a blink of …

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Some of My Favorite Things . . .

January 9, 2011

I am often reminded of the Queen of “it’s a good thing”, Ms. Martha Stewart, when my destination wedding brides ask me for helpful links and cool websites to purchase extra items for their destination wedding. I can’t help but keep saying, “these are a few of my favorite things” to the …

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Items I Packed

January 9, 2011

Let me begin my check list: I spent this weekend at a bridal show. I was stunned at how many brides mentioned “destination wedding” as they spoke with me. If VIP does 12 bridal shows a year, I would imagine that maybe 3 or 4 times we hear someone ask us about …

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Save the Dates or Invitations or Both?

January 1, 2011

When you are planning a destination wedding, it is often difficult to send out invitations 6 weeks prior and actually expect people to attend. Emily Post need not remind us about the proper time frame to send out invitations. Throw the rules of years ago out the window when you are planning a destination …

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Capturing the Moment Forever!

January 1, 2011

Do you bring a photographer, or do you use one from the resorts “suggested vendors” or do you have to use one of their photographers and have no option to bring one or higher one from the area?? Just about every couple we speak rank their photo’s as important as the resort …

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