Safe Wedding Destinations
The sound of ringing bells, flower girl’s dresses, decoration preparation, decide cake and theme for the wedding and get all the Covid messaging right; we have all missed tickets and passports for wedding destinations abroad. Planning a wedding at the moment may sound a little outside the ritual to have marriage at the top wedding destinations. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have that dream wedding!
Some countries for weddings still safe from the COVID-19 because they were locked down at the right time and took the proper precautions. It isn’t secure enough for a grand wedding, but you can still make it into a dream.
Not a gathering of hundreds of people, just a few close ones, celebrating with champagne and remembering to stay in your thoughts!
Deciding on wedding destinations is as essential as the dress you will be wearing on your big day. If it’s indoor, you must feel comfortable and safe while acknowledging your privacy. If it’s outdoor, make sure the wind doesn’t take away your hairstyle or the weather doesn’t make it a substandard day. But if you are planning to marry abroad you should check the legal requirements for that particular country and if it is safe to travel, this will help you to decide the fate of your BIG day.
COVID-Safe Wedding Destinations 2021
There aren’t enough precautions, but still, you can follow some to make sure you are safe and sound on your wedding day and the rest of your life. A good place to start for checking the current situation with travel and overseas wedding destinations is on the IATA website. The website is constantly changing with the most up-to-date information. Here are a few wedding destinations abroad we have managed to locate for passengers traveling from the UK.
Need natural backdrops? Want great weather and make unforgettable memories? Mexico is the one place you cannot forget when it comes to wedding destinations abroad. From beach views to natural aesthetic places, Mexican weddings make you want never to end that day.
In December 2020, the ban was lifted from tourism, and back then some areas were offering 50% capacity. Check the latest government advice here for Mexico the legal requirements for marrying and stay safe.
If you like a little privacy with many spaces and ocean views, Bermuda is the right destination for you to check up on while deciding on a wedding destination. It doesn’t mean you have stayed away from the beautiful weather.
Bermuda Island is a British territory or a Caribbean island. Again, soothing, warm weather lifted the ban and safe for travelling. Since January 2021, the restrictions were lifted because the corona cases were less than a hundred. Check here for the most updated government guidelines for Bermuda
Turks & Caicos
Welcome to Turks and Caicos. Not only is it made of almost 40 small islands, but exquisite views will also make your wedding day unforgettable. With light daytime and a gold theme, you will feel a dream come true wedding in COVID.
If you or any of your guests have a child below 10, there are no corona test requirements. Wearing a mask and sanitizing your hands at all times is necessary if you are stepping into this British territory. See the latest COVID travel advice and legal requirements for Turkey here
Who doesn’t love the Bahamas? Well, congratulations if you had plans to wed in the Bahamas because it is open now! Yes, the British government has lifted the ban on the visit and from the 1 May 2021 there is an exemption for travellers being tested if they are already fully vaccinated. With many hotels lifting their rules of one to two guests, you can take 50% of your planned guests for a wedding you dreamed of for years.
Sunny, summer, explicit views; never back-off from a BAHA-MIAN wedding!
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Costa Rica is the lugar mas feliz of the world. People there will love a wedding. Some resources confirm that since the ban got lifted, most of this territory’s residents are waiting to celebrate Costa Rica as one of your wedding destinations. If they see one, you will be bombarded with happy gifts, food, and smiles all around you.
Safe, spacious, plenty of islands to choose from, and DREAM TURNED REALITY for the couples!
The country of love, passion, commitment, and enthusiasm!
United States might not have been THE SAFEST PLACE for top destination weddings in 2020, but it is now. If you love a place with people around, great views, vintage looks, and great after-parties, New York may be the place for you.
Don’t want a great gathering and want to keep it simple and aesthetic? No worries! Hawaii may be the island you are looking for as one of your wedding destinations.
Countries Requiring COVID Vaccines for Entry
Who doesn’t want to travel, especially when it comes down to your wedding and after a full year of lockdown?
There are countries and islands that allow the entry only if you have taken two shots of vaccination 14 to five days prior to traveling. Here are a few of those countries:
Concluding my thoughts, make sure your dream wedding destinations are safe and restriction-free. Get your COVID tests negative before stepping into another territory to save yourself and guests from this deadly disease. Don’t rush your planning for one day. Take time to think, keep your budget intact and be mindful that the restrictions will not remain the same. As always if you are stuck with all the planning and could do with a help in hand, why not in trust me as your overseas planner?
Here’s a quick recap on the links to where you can find current information and updates on the government International travel, and safety guidelines:
- Where is it safe to travel?
- IATA International Travel Updates
- Legal requirements for marrying abroad from the UK
- Latest COVID-19 travel advice for travel to 226 countries or territories
- Foreign Travel insurance guidance
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