The 40 Best Destination Wedding Captions for Couples and Guests

Every far-flung celebration deserves an in-feed moment.
sarah hanlon entertainment and celebrity editor the knot
Sarah Hanlon
sarah hanlon entertainment and celebrity editor the knot
Sarah Hanlon
Entertainment & Celebrity Editor
  • Sarah is the Entertainment & Celebrity Editor for The Knot, with special focuses on pop culture and celebrity wedding news.
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Sarah was a contributing writer for Bravo at NBC Universal.
  • Sarah has a degree in journalism and resides in New York City.
Updated Dec 21, 2022

You've booked a flight, secured your passport and packed your bags. Now, all that's left to do on your destination wedding checklist is find a great Instagram caption for your post-celebration photo dump. (Okay, perhaps that's not all that's left to do, but there's no denying the importance of crafting your IG post.) Whether you're a guest or the to-be-weds, a destination wedding is a unique opportunity to celebrate love in a stunning location. Of course, destination weddings look different for everyone. While you might associate them with tropical islands, European castles or remote hideaways, a destination wedding can be held anywhere that's not considered the couple's current hometown. So, if you have the exciting chance to travel somewhere for a wedding, we don't blame you for wanting to post about it. That's why we've put together the ultimate destination wedding caption hub for couples and guests.

Given the amount of coordination that goes into hosting and attending a destination wedding, we know that coming up with a great Instagram caption is the last thing on your mind. That's why we've taken the guesswork out of posting by rounding up caption ideas for every stage of the wedding planning journey, from the engagement to the shower and even the bach party. And if you'll be heading somewhere special for the ceremony, not just any wedding day caption will do. That's why we've curated a list of destination wedding Instagram captions that'll get all the likes. Bookmark this page, and come back when you need a witty line for your IG post. (Psst: For even more travel inspiration, check out our roundup of honeymoon captions too.)

Destination Wedding Captions for Couples

As the couple of honor, you've probably been counting down the moment to unveil your newlywed status on social media. Those gorgeous wedding photos deserve an in-feed moment, after all. Here, find our favorite destination wedding captions for Instagram. Consider it our wedding gift to you.

  • Run away with me.
  • Hard launch.
  • Caught flights *and* feelings.
  • Breaking news: We eloped.
  • Why plan a wedding when you can elope instead?
  • I've traveled the whole world, but you're still my favorite destination.
  • We're taking on the world together.
  • We don't need a map to know we're on the right course.
  • Wherever we go, love will follow.
  • You, me, and all these sights to see.
  • You anchor me.
  • The voyage of our lifetime.
  • Cruising into married life.
  • Tied the knot on a yacht.
  • Here comes the tide.
  • Islanded a good one.
  • Brb, we're exploring the world.
  • Postcard from [location].
  • Off the grid.
  • Where to next?
  • Two less fish in the sea.
  • Another day, another adventure.
  • Ticking off the bucket list.
  • The best stories are in our passports.

Destination Wedding Captions for Guests

Scoring an invite to a destination wedding is a huge privilege. Not only do you get to celebrate your loved ones tying the knot, you get to do so in a stunning location. What could be better than that? Before you hit publish on your post, consider using one of these fail-proof destination wedding captions for guests. (Not sold on any of these one-liners? We've got you covered with even more wedding guest captions here.)

  • What happens in [location] stays in [location].
  • I'd travel the world for these two.
  • All you need is love… and a passport.
  • They got married and I got a vacation.
  • Can I fit in your honeymoon luggage?
  • Came for the couple, stayed for the vacation.
  • Wedding crashers.
  • Did someone say destination wedding?
  • A fairytale wedding.
  • Love is in the air.
  • Here's a toast to the couple I love most.
  • Professional wedding hopper.
  • A picture-perfect wedding. Just ignore the awkward tan lines.
  • Where to next?
  • Better than any Pinterest wedding I've ever seen.
  • They did!
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