Destination weddings have their definite pros and cons. Pros being that you’ll get a stunning backdrop, more intimate venue, and get to say “I do” in a memorable place with your closest friends and family. And while the pros definitely outweigh the cons, we wanted to list out a few challenges (from experience!) that you might face so you can avoid these hurdles altogether. Whether you’re getting married on an island overseas or in a vineyard in Napa, it’s important to start planning as far in advance as possible in order to save yourself a major headache. Check out the slideshow above for several things to keep in mind before you start the process.
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