Info-site MarryAbroad.co.uk understands the importance of keeping costs down, when choosing a country to get married in overseas.
The site promotes venues and planners worldwide and boasts a wedding offers page MarryAbroad Exclusive, with special deals on short- and long-haul packages.
Site Co-Founder, Steph Bishop, states: “Brides and Grooms are becoming increasingly savvy about the associated costs of getting married. Too often in the UK if you tell venues you are booking a wedding, the price quote doubles in an instance. Here, we have hand-picked our five best overseas wedding deals however, which offer unbelievably romantic settings at very reasonable rates.”
“Furthermore, couples will get around 20% more ‘bang for their buck’ with the Euro this year, compared to last. That’s why we have chosen two European ceremonies in our top five”.
MARRYABROAD’S TOP 5 WEDDING DEALS
1) DELIGHT IN A TURKISH WEDDING FOR £675, SAVING £150
Wedding organisers Egg understand it can be a daunting task planning a wedding overseas.
Their special deal includes legal advice, help and guidance with the paperwork, a wedding co-ordinator for two days, wedding transport, translation during the ceremony, liaison with a registrar, a multi-lingual marriage certificate and help finding local vendors and suppliers for the day.
For more info visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/weddings-in-turkey.shtml. Return flights from London to Dalaman, Turkey, this October start from around £121 searching on travel site momondo.co.uk.
2) SAY IT IN SAN(D) DIEGO FOR £481
Or get married with Seaside Beach Weddings, in groovy San Diego, California, USA, at a beach, shoreline park or Cliffside location for just $750 (or approx £481*). This package includes a Reverend to conduct the ceremony, professional wedding photography, step-by-step planning, liaison with vendors for hair & transportation, a hand-tied bouquet and groom’s fresh flower, filing of the California marriage license and a keepsake certificate. The deal also includes a unique
‘Unity Sand Ceremony’, whereby couples create a blended sand ornament together, to symbolise their union.
For more info visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/weddings-in-california.shtml.
Return flights from London to San Diego this October start from around £659 searching on travel site momondo.co.uk.
3) THAI THE KNOT IN PHUKET FOR £959
Wedding planners Creative Events Asia are currently offering a Tropical Thai Package, to get hitched on the beach in Phuket. For 52,500 THB (or approx. £959*), couples will receive full liaison pre- and post-wedding with a planner, return transfers to their beach venue, floral décor, a bride’s bouquet and groom’s button hole, a souvenir certificate, an English-speaking celebrant and a professional photographer, to provide a digital CD of the photos. On top of this, a bottle of sparkling wine, light snacks, fresh fruit and soft drinks are included on the day.
For more info visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/weddings-in-thailand.shtml.
Return flights from London to Phuket this October start from around £491 searching on travel site momondo.co.uk.
4) BE A CHATELAINE BRIDE FOR JUST £1,569, SAVING 10%*
Chateau Challain in France is offering an Elopement Package, perfect for those couples who wish to run away à deux and get married in a castle. The package costs €2,250 (or approx. £1,569*) and includes two nights in a Tower Suite with breakfast, one light lunch and one arrival dinner. It also includes a garden or tower ceremony with celebrant, a private three-course dinner with a wedding cake, plus flowers, bouquet, hair and make-up, a table centrepiece and the actual ceremony.
*Price applies to weddings held from October 2015 to March 2016.
For more info visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/weddings-in-france.shtml.
Return flights from London to Nantes this October start from around £100 searching on travel site momondo.co.uk.
5) GET SPLICED IN ZANTE FOR £664
Planning firm Zante Weddings on the Greek island of Zakynthos understands all too well the romantic appeal of the third largest of the Ionian Islands. For just €952 (or approx. £664*) – saving 15%*, couples will receive a bridal bouquet in their choice of colours, a matching groom’s buttonhole, 36 colour photos, decorated bridal transport and floral centrepiece, music and confetti at the ceremony, a private co-ordinator throughout, plus all translations and marriage papers.
*15% reduction applies to weddings held in October 2015.
For more info visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/weddings-in-greece.shtml.
Return flights from London to Zakynthos this October start from around £108 searching on travel site momondo.co.uk.