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What To Pack For A Destination Wedding

Packing for vacation is difficult. Getting everything organized for a wedding is obviously even more challenging. There is so much to remember and so much to account for.

A destination wedding combines both and to make it perfect, you need a solid, comprehensive list.

Must-Haves (carry them on with you):
  • Passports with visas (if applicable) and international driver’s license
  • Wedding rings
  • Wedding dress, veil, and shoes
  • Wedding suit and shoes
  • Travel documents including boarding passes and all hotel confirmations
  • Credit cards and cash
  • Trip insurance
  • Prescription medications
  • Copies of all contracts, proof of payments, and vendor contact sheets
Send Ahead:
  • Welcome bags and contents
  • Wedding favors
  • Programs and other printed materials
  • Placecards
  • Guestbook and special pens
  • Ringbearer pillow and Flowergirl basket
  • Cake topper
  • Ceremony supplies (ketubbah, tallit, kippah, any sentimental items)
  • An invitation for photos
  • Attendant gifts
  • Parent gifts
  • Display photos
  • Cake-cutting knife set and special champagne glasses
For the wedding:
  • Seating chart
  • Legal documents
  • Something old, new, borrowed, blue
  • Getting ready attire (robe, button-down)
  • Vows and speech
  • Lingerie, garter, and undergarments
  • White chalk for covering up dress stains
  • White gaffer tape to patch tears in your dress
  • Dancing shoes
  • Jewelry, cuff links, and hair accessories
  • Compact steamer and lint brush
  • Socks, handkerchief, extra tie
  • Bride / Groom cards or gifts
For the destination:
  • Sunscreen (to avoid tan lines) and chapstick
  • Bathing suit and coverup
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat or head scarf
  • Sundresses
  • Cameras, extra memory cards, and chargers – consider electrical converters if needed
  • Casual/lounging clothes and shoes
  • Workout clothes
  • Semi-formal clothes and shoes
  • Outing clothes and shoes
  • Formal clothes and shoes
  • Backpack for outings, tote bag for the beach, purse for evenings
  • Medications, first aid, insect repellent and anti-itch remedies
  • Sewing kit and safety pins
  • Toiletries
  • Hair styling products and equipment (flat iron, curling iron, etc)
  • Makeup
  • Nail polish and file
  • Stain remover
  • Shoe polish kit
  • Contraception
  • Extra ziplocks

Need some help getting everything ready? Contact us today – we will take care of all the details.

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