Is a destination wedding legal?

Can you get married in another country and still be legally married in the US?

Generally, any marriage entered into between two U.S. citizens in another country is recognized as valid in the U.S. as long as the union was legal when and where performed. This means that as long as any issues that would invalidate the marriage at home (underage, incapacity, bigamy, blood relatives, etc.)

Where is the cheapest place to have a destination wedding?

Best Cheap Destination Wedding Locations

  • Martinique.
  • Dominica.
  • Jamaica.
  • Costa Rica.
  • Tulum.
  • Cozumel.
  • Curacao.
  • Puerto Vallarta.

Who pays for the hotel at a destination wedding?

Traditionally, the hosts offer to pay for the accommodations for the bridesmaids and the groomsmen. However, if this will be out of your budget you can let your wedding party know and tell them that they are not obligated to give you any gifts on top of this – just being there on your special day is a gift.

What percentage of people go to a destination wedding?

For destination weddings, the percentage of guests that will attend will vary significantly. We have found that between 35% and 75% of those invited will typically show up for a ceremony or reception. Yes, that’s a really wide range.

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How long does a destination wedding last?

Destination weddings allow couples to extend their celebration from four hours to four days (or however long you see fit), while creating a lifetime of memories with their close friends and family.

How long do guests stay at a destination wedding?

For your own sanity and to ensure your guests can definitely celebrate with you – it’s highly recommended to have everyone stay on property for at least 3-4 nights, which is the usual minimum stay for group room blocks.