Our exceptional service and personal knowledge of hotels and resorts have helped us become one of the highest gross selling agencies for Jamaica’s Caribbean island, Hard Rock Resorts; Platinum award winner all within the past 4 years.
For information on amazing destinations and resorts your plan your STRESS-FREE destination wedding please email me at DeAna@queensoftheisles.com
WHY ARE DESTINATION WEDDINGS SO POPULAR?
Destination weddings have become very popular in the last ten years.
The Destination Wedding market is booming as the cost of weddings in the U.S. continues to rise. Wedding couples are choosing to do things their own way, on their own terms, in an exotic location. The celebration spans several days and gives the entire group a way to celebrate with you. It’s a reunion between your special guest – family and friends
What is a destination wedding?
A destination wedding is an opportunity for couples to celebrate their marriage at a gorgeous destination of their choosing away from home. Our couples get married all over the world, in stunning locales like the Caribbean, Mexico, Africa, Hawaii and Europe. Destination weddings can be intimate (just the two of you), limited to close family and friends, or a grand affair with hundreds of guests.
What are the benefits of having a destination wedding?
It’s much less expensive to have a destination wedding than a wedding at home.
Is a destination wedding right for us and our guests?
It’s an amazing way to have a blast with family and friends that spreads 3 to 5 nights together.
How are destination weddings cheaper than traditional, at-home weddings?
The wedding packages are less expensive.
How do I ensure my guests can afford to attend our destination wedding?
Rates vary from moderate to luxury. Please speak with our specialist who would love to work with you.
Why are destination weddings less stressful to plan than traditional, at-home weddings?
Our specialist will work as your wedding concierge to make the planning seamless.
How far in advance should I be planning my destination wedding?
You should begin planning 12 to 18 months prior to your wedding
What are the legal requirements when getting married out of the country?
The requirements vary by destination.
How much does a destination wedding cost?
There are many packages based on your budget. There are some that are complementary depending on the amount of guests.
How do I get a destination wedding marriage license?
Speak with your specialist who can assist. It varies based on the state
What percentage of guests actually attend a destination wedding?
60% of your guest will attend
How do I travel with destination wedding gift bags and wedding favors?
You can ship it or carry an additional suitcase.
Where do I get my hair and makeup done for my destination wedding?
That can be prearranged prior to arrival.
Who are you as a company?
Queens of the Isles is an award-winning travel company that provides amazing service to all of our customers.
Why book with us?
We have successfully planned hundreds of amazing destination weddings and their special guests. Our Certified Destination Wedding advisors have years of experience planning destination weddings and life’s celebrations and frequently visit the locations they recommend to their couples. They will work with you from the start of your engagement to the minute you say I do, until your return home from your honeymoon. We help you choose and book the perfect destination and coordinate with the on-site wedding planner. Best of all, our services are completely free.
As an industry leader in romance travel, we have extensive connections with hundreds of hotels and destination wedding resorts around the world, meaning we ensure you get the best price and amazing amenities. Our services include a wedding website where couples can tell their guests about their celebration and communicate with them before the big day.
Do you have a list of resorts that you work with?
Absolutely, please click on our destination wedding ‘Destinations’ tab and begin browsing. It includes pictures of properties that we highly recommend.
Do we have to pay for our reservations in full right away?
The simple answer? No. We offer a monthly Payment Plan, which allows you and your guests the flexibility of spreading the travel payments out and picking payment dates of the 1st or 15th of each month that work best for you. You can use the “Easy Payment Plan” to schedule out payments up to 75 days before the wedding. We are here to guide you through the process!
How do I get the best prices on travel packages?
Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists are well-versed in finding competitive packages for you and your guests. We also provide special offers for our couples for weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and even vow renewals. Additionally, we encourage you to book early to lock in the best rates and secure group space.
How much experience do your Specialists have?
Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists have extensive experience and knowledge in planning destination weddings. All of our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists are familiar with the destinations and resorts they recommend to couples and stay up-to-date on the latest destination wedding trends
Will I need an on-site wedding coordinator?
No, however, we do have affiliates that are available depending on the ceremony details, we also recommended that you work with someone at the location to help finalize the details. Many resorts and hotels have complimentary on-site wedding coordinators, who maintain reputable local vendor lists and can help organize your big day. We will set you up with a wedding coordinator at your resort and assist you with the process as you get closer to your wedding date.
What are the fees?
Our services are complimentary. Our award-winning Certified Destination Wedding Specialists work with a limited number of couples in order to provide personalized service and ensure a smooth and seamless planning process.
WHY – A DESTINATION WEDDING CELEBRATION
• More time spent with family and friends
• Great family memories.
• All your special friends are there to celebrate with you.
• Beautiful setting for your wedding.
• Get pampered.
• Relax and enjoy your engagement.
• It’s a stress-free way to begin your new lives as a married couple
• It’s actually cheaper than a traditional wedding.
• Enjoy a group catamaran adventure with family and friends.
• Mix your wedding celebration & honeymoon, no need to rush off the next morning. You are already in paradise!
THE BENEFITS OF MY DESTINATION WEDDING SERVICES
• Minimal deposit at the time your guests make a resort reservation.
• We liaison between you, your fiancé, the wedding coordinator, your guest, the resort, and the transfer company.
• Ensure all dates & air flights coincide with the various dates and deadlines.
• Ensure all passport info is accurate for the airlines and resorts.
• Keep you up to date on guest reservations so you know who has booked.
• Offer travel insurance for your guest.
If you plan on having more than 10 guests attending your event, please let us know as there are many benefits.
Extra Savings. Your group savings could add up to thousands of dollars! You may qualify for exclusive promotions and much more.
Peace of Mind. A group agreement allows you to lock in room rates ahead of time and guarantee room availability to ensure prices don’t increase.
Priority Status. When all of your guests are booked with us, based on our relationships with preferred partner hotels it will reduce the chance of anyone being moved to another hotel in the unlikely event of your resort becoming overbooked.
Please contact us today to begin planning your momentous occasion.