Destination Weddings: How to Plan a Destination Wedding?

by The Knot
Q:

I live in New Jersey and plan to have a private wedding ceremony in the Dominican Republic. I don't know how to proceed in terms of getting the marriage license and planning with a wedding resort. Any ideas?

A:

Your best bet is to contact a resort in the Dominican Republic that does weddings, and then leave it to the experts, planning the entire thing through them. Many Caribbean resorts host weddings and can take care of everything, from getting paperwork done (making sure you get the license on time and are in the country long enough to make the wedding legal) to booking the officiant, the photographer, the cake, even the champagne. Do some research online, or call a travel agent to ask about Dominican Republic resorts. Then sit back, relax, and get married!

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