Considering a wedding away from home? Choose from among these volumes to help you decide where to have it, and get advice on planning your event.
Author Lisa Light is an experienced destination wedding planner, and her insights can help brides planning a wedding anywhere in the world.
The 900-pound gorilla of online wedding planning, The Knot recently published a destination weddings book. More of an idea book with illustrated case histories of couples than a true guide, readers may still find some inspiration for their own wedding here.
Over the course of nearly two years, Lisa Tabb and Sam Silverstein eloped, or more accurately, remarried, ten times at various exotic locations around the globe. Their book, "Beyond Vegas: 25 Exotic Wedding and Elopement Destinations Around the World," tells how they did it -- and how you can, too.
A general etiquette guide for truly modern brides, Something New also addresses some particular concerns of destination brides.
Well-known wedding planner Diane Warner singles out a number of lovely settings for weddings. Organizational tips, real-life scenarios, and contact information all make this a useful volume for the bride and groom considering a wedding away from home. Cruise-ship weddings are included.
Practical information on more than 135 resorts, hotels and cruise ships -- including the low-down on which places will give you a free wedding if you honeymoon there. Mainly focuses on the US, Mexico, and Caribbean destinations.
If you're considering a wedding in a faraway place -- Mexico, Europe, Africa, the South Pacific -- or even the continental United States, Hawaii, Bermuda, the Caribbean, and Canada -- you'll find a selection of exotic, romantic destinations to choose. The book includes information on marriage license requirements and local wedding professionals.