don't have very much money to buy a wedding present, what
should I do?
couples will have registered for gifts that span many price
ranges. You may be surprised to find something you can afford
there. Otherwise, consider making something- your friends
will appreciate the time and heart you put into your gift.
If you're not the crafty type, why not put together a gift
of a few kitchen gadgets tied with a pretty bow, this is just
as effective as any fancy packaging.
I have to buy a whole place setting, or can I just buy a dinner
depends on the store you're purchasing from. If you're buying
fine china, you can often purchase just one item. You may
find that the couple has registered for a very expensive pattern,
and thus anything more than a single item will blow your budget.
Its perfectly appropriate - other guests will likely fill
in by purchasing the other items. Do make inquiries before
hand though, this will save a lot of embarrassment in the
if someone else gives the same wedding present?
registries have a very easy return policy, and may even alert
the couple to the duplication before they ship it. Your friends
will be able to get something else that they admire. Some
wedding gift lists can appear on line and will display what
has already been bought, this is a brilliant idea and saves
the hassle of returning or exchanging duplicate gifts, so
ask the marrying couple if this is a service provided by their
are staying at a couples/adult only resort but have guests
with children will it be possible for them to attend our wedding?
of adult only properties do not allow children to attend a
wedding, very few make exceptions to this rule, you should
always check this before booking you wedding abroad if you
want children to be present.
we invite guests to our wedding?
for the fantastic offers for groups. Many of the wedding packages
offer a free wedding depending on the size of your party.
Your friends and relatives can even stay at other properties
and attend your wedding if they purchase a day pass which
will enable them to enter your hotel and use the facilities
within the resort. There are some good deals out there so
shop around and make the most of what different companies
have to offer.
should we do about the Sun?
be tempted to expose yourself to the sun in the first few
days of your holiday, be careful not to overdo it. Use a high
factor suncream. Brides who will be wearing an off the shoulder
number choose a swimming costume with removable straps! There
is nothing worse than white strap marks in your photographs.
Be carfeful not to burn, use plenty of sun factor and aftersun
to cool and lock moisture into the skin, there is nothing
worse than peeling skin!
should we wear for our wedding?
cottons or lightweight clothes are a good idea. During mid
afternoon the sun can be at its hottest, traditional dress
may be unbearable and difficult for the Beach Bride to wear.
Grooms wear a lightweight and light-coloured suit as this
will not attract the sun as much as dark colours do. Brides
think about the style choose a style which will give you maximum
comfort in the heat. It really is an individual choice, casual
or traditional is accepted in most locations.
of our documents are written in a foreign language - is this
should be in English. If your documents are in another language
a certified translation is required. This can be a lengthy
process so please leave plenty of time.
documentation is required for a wedding abroad?
- please check with us for full details, however, you usually
need the following
• Birth Certificate
• Divorce Decree Absolute (if applicable)
• Single Status Affidavit (if applicable)
• Change of Name Deed (if applicable)
• Death Certificate and Marriage Certificate of Deceased
Spouse (if applicable)
Age limit without parents consent in most destinations
is 18 years
I have been previously married can I travel using my maiden
use your maiden name if you have the relevant paperwork to
confirm that you have officially reverted to your maiden name.
You will need a 'Change of Name by Deed Poll' document from
your solicitor. If you do not have the correct documentation,
travelling under your maiden name will not be allowed and
your previous marital name will have to be used.
Guy Kremer Bridal Q&A
Guy Kremer is a bridal hair expert and something of a legend
when it comes to creating beautiful long hair and hair-up
styles. He recently styled the hair for a Hair Extensions
are Hair Extensions good for brides?
Hair extensions are ideal for brides as they can be used to
add length or to create volume. #they provide the perfect
combination of luscious hair whilst still looking natural,
ensuring you look fabulous on your wedding day.
advice would you give to brides thinking of wearing extensions
on their wedding day?
the best advice and knowledge about extensions, always go
to a specialist salon. You must be well advised about
how extensions work, about how to deal with them and how to
look after them to ensure they look fabulous both on your
wedding day and throughout the honeymoon.
is the trick to achieving a great hair-up style?
Hair should be in perfect condition and I think
the trick is to keep it simple, less is more. Again go to
a reputable salon and choose a stylist that specialises in
you have any tips for styling hair with extensions?
correct brush,a soft bristle brush is ideal.
Be careful and gentle when styling the hair and only use covered
hair bands loosely – don’t be too rough and don’t tie the
hair too tightly. It’s fine to do twists and chignons in the
hair but make sure you are gentle and keep the style loose
sort of style is chic for brides this year?
A chic style is a style that suits the individual
bride. It’s important that the stylist takes into account
the brides personality, her dress and the image that she wants
to project on her wedding day – some brides want to go for
the natural look whereas others want a more sophisticated
style, it just depends on the bride and is it essential that
all these different factors are taken into account by the
stylist in order to find the right style.
are your top three tips for achieving the best hair on your
1. Visit a reputable salon and make your first
appointment at least 6 weeks before the big day.
2. Bring all your hair accessories to the first
appointment, have a detailed consultation and ensure
you have a couple of trial styles so that the final
result is exactly what you want.
3. Book in for a deep conditioning in-salon treatment
in the week leading up to your wedding to ensure your
hair is in optimum condition.
celebrity bride do you think looked beautiful on her wedding
Lopez’s style was stunning when she married Marc Anthony.
The gentle curls loosely pinned up looked effortlessly chic,
sophisticated and beautiful.