April 27, 2011 14:33 ET Helps You Plan the Wedding of Your Dreams

Offers Its Top 10 Wedding Destinations Plus Tips on Planning a Wedding Abroad

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) -, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, can help you plan the wedding of your dreams. With all the hype around the upcoming Royal Wedding, the team at have become pros when it comes to planning a wedding abroad. Their range of knowledge includes everything from tips on where to get married in a list of Top 10 Wedding Destinations, to presenting important advice and essentials in a guide on Planning a Wedding Abroad. These two sets of tools can help you discover where and how to plan the perfect destination wedding with all the necessary trimmings, minus the royal price tag.

Cheapflights' tips guide on Planning a Wedding Abroad covers important items to consider in your preparations such as: the destination; the legal requirements; the style of ceremony; where your guests will stay; booking your flights and details to research before you go such as local customs etc. To read the full details of's essentials on planning the perfect destination wedding, visit

The number one item to consider when planning a destination wedding is the destination itself. Below are five exotic locales from's list of Top 10 Wedding Destinations offering unique settings and ideas on where to tie the knot.

  • Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada - Glacial peaks, turquoise waters and abundant flora and fauna make Banff National Park the perfect milieu for a wedding. Home to the majestic Lake Louise and the charming village of Banff, this destination is great for couples who seek a serene celebration, evocative of surrounding nature and beauty. If a little adventure seems fitting, then tying the knot while white-water rafting or dog sledding is always an option. Search and compare cheap flights to Calgary.

  • St. Lucia - St. Lucia is one of the Caribbean's most precious destinations, and consequently, is the perfect backdrop for a wedding abroad. Crystal blue waters and the rugged Pitons set the stage for an exotic and serene ceremony. Couples tend to prefer beachside exchanges at sunset, however renting boats and villas are also popular for wedding celebrations. For those feeling really adventurous, some couples have even been wedded underwater. Search and compare cheap flights to St. Lucia.

  • Tuscany, Italy - Already branded as a romantic hotspot, Tuscany is a region in Italy that offers a wide variety of breathtaking venues, perfect for exchanging vows. The hardest part is deciding which Tuscan landscape will serve as the flawless backdrop for those everlasting nuptials. Couples and their guests may congregate in the olive groves and vineyards of the Chianti countryside, the cobblestone squares of Florence and the medieval castles of Siena. Wherever it is, great food and wine are always a given. Search and compare cheap flights to Florence.

  • Cape Town, South Africa - Cape Town offers a variety of settings for unique weddings under the temperate South African climate. Some prefer barefoot by the beach, others want the tranquil nature found at the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and many prefer to be hidden away in the vineyards of Stellenbosch. Couples and their families will find plenty pre and post-wedding activities like hiking the infamous Table Mountain, seeing the penguins at Boulders Beach, scuba diving with great whites or just strolling the lively city streets. Search and compare cheap flights to Cape Town.

  • Mt. Cook National Park, New Zealand - Weddings are about new beginnings, and what better way to celebrate the union of two people than atop an untouched glacier, accessible only by helicopter? Mt. Cook National Park has become an exciting place for couples to declare their love thanks to its pristine glacial mountains. Couples can fly to Richardson glacier for the ceremony or take a boat to the Tasman Glacier and recite their vows on a floating iceberg. Either way, the wedding stories are sure to be priceless. Search and compare cheap flights to Christchurch.

The next five destinations for getting married abroad in 2011 to make's list include: New York, New York, United States; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Jaipur, India; London, England; and Nadi, Fiji. For complete details, visit

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