Destination wedding news “Greece and Italy are becoming more popular over the Caribbean and Indian Ocean destinations.” For Brides and couples getting married overseas. With the amount of recent enquires many couples are choosing destination weddings now

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An article fromExperienced and Property wire

With the cost of a UK wedding at an average of £20,000 and couples tightening their belts at this difficult time, it is not surprising that growing numbers are looking towards foreign shores when planning their nuptials.

Recently released figures have shown that 1 in 6 British couples (16%) are now getting married outside of the UK. The low cost of the average overseas wedding – £6,000 – is just one draw: with more reliable weather, last week i was in Mykonos Greece 30 degrees with a breeze , the UK it rained , beautiful scenery and the potential to combine the wedding with a honeymoon some of the reasons why more and more couples are now getting hitched abroad. Everyone agrees
“Weddings in the UK are considered expensive but weddings abroad are great value, especially when you want to combine your honeymoon as well.”

In terms of offering good value for money, european destinations are proving increasingly popular with those looking to book their wedding overseas, the shorter journey keep the cost of the wedding down for the bride and groom themselves, but it also makes the experience for any guests as cheap as possible, allowing more people to attend.

Italy, especially, has long been a destination wedding choice , synonymous with romance and beauty, you can see weddings from Tuscany, Amalfi , Ravello on my website under the destination wedding section click here.

Celebrity weddings taking place on Italian soil in recent years, including A-listers Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes and footballer Wayne Rooney and his bride Coleen McLoughlin, this wedding trend seems set to continue for many years to come.