How Do We Tell Our Destination Wedding Guests We'd Like Some Privacy After the Reception?

Etiquette, Honeymoons & Destination Weddings
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There's nothing more romantic than jetting off to an exotic location for a destination wedding. But planning a wedding abroad can cause all sorts of logistical and etiquette snags: Should you pay for your bridal party's hotel rooms? How do you transport your wedding dress there in one piece? Our etiquette experts are here to answer your destination-wedding questions and more.

How do we politely let guests who come to our destination wedding know that we want to be alone after the reception?

You can't very well demand that everyone fly home after they've come so far—know that most people will respect your privacy, even if they're staying on a few days after the event. If you're really concerned about hangers-on, head to another place. Some hotel companies, like Sandals, SuperClubs and Wyndham, have sister resorts that you can combine in a single package.

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