Your guide to wedding venues abroad

Written by    Last updated: June 6, 2006

Wherever in the world you want to get hitched, here’s what to do before you can say ‘I do’.

Grab a map and start dreaming… this is your indispensable guide to organising your big day at one of the most popular, far flung wedding venues

Seriously, what could be more fun than sitting with a passport in one hand, a world map in the other and knowing you can choose anywhere you like for a big party, where you will be centre of attention?

We’d go for a wedding at sunset on Table Mountain in South Africa… or maybe in a wooden chalet on the ski slopes of the Alps… or on a beach in Hawaii, or possibly even the posh Parrot Cay resort in the Caribbean Turks & Caicos Islands, where Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner tied the knot… in fact, with so many places to choose from, we reckon we’d enjoy deciding on a wedding venue abroad even more than picking the dress!

To help you decide, we’ve put together this handy guide to the most popular wedding venues abroad (see left), plus info on the legal bits and pieces you need to know, to help make your big day organisation as much as fun as jumping on the plane to your far flung, dream day!

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