The Basics of Planning a Destination Wedding

May 27, 2022

Written by AVLCI

We all know that special celebrations like weddings require meticulous planning for them to be a royal success. If you already have an idea in mind, we highly recommend planning your destination wedding in advance so that you will have enough time to make the necessary adjustments before the big day comes. Here are the basic tips on planning a destination wedding:

1.) Set a budget

It is important for you and your significant other to agree on a specific amount to know your limitations when it comes to spending. When you have a set budget, it is easier to narrow down your destination choices and to choose the other expenses associated with your big day. Will you be carrying the cost of your entourage’s dresses and suits? Can you still allocate money for entertainers? Managing your finances is a great start to turn your dream wedding into a reality!


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2.) Select a destination that best suits your style

After agreeing on a budget, the next step is to choose the ideal location for your most-awaited moment. To lighten your load, we have rounded up some of our most popular wedding destinations here in the Philippines.

For those who want to reconnect with nature and tie the knot amid the greenery and mountain ranges of San Rafael, we suggest booking your wedding event at Mangrove Conference and Convention Center, a 439-square meter function space that lies within Astoria Palawan, our hotel in Puerto Princesa. Seeking for a peaceful place with multi-hued wonders? Astoria Boracay, our resort in Boracay Station 1, is the perfect place for you and your loved one! To the young and young-at-hearts, the vibrant atmosphere of our resort in Boracay Station 3, Astoria Current, will surely add pops of color to your wedding!


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3.) Organize your guest list and send invitations early

A beautiful wedding will never be complete without the presence of your family and friends. Make sure you don’t miss any important visitors on your most anticipated day by keeping an organized guest list and sending invitations early. This is to give your guests sufficient time to arrange their schedules and flights.

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4.) Choose the perfect wedding package

Make the most of your budget by choosing the perfect wedding package! Keep in mind that the number of guests, your food and music preferences, as well as your dream wedding theme are some of the main factors to consider. To make things easier for you, The Astoria Group offers wedding packages that suit different types of couples and different budgets. The best part? AVLCI members get an exclusive 10% discount!


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Really, being an Astoria Vacation and Leisure Club, Inc. member pays off. Aside from great discounts and deals that you can get from different Astoria promotions, rest assured that you are also safe from unreliable event coordinators and timeshare frauds.

If you want to know more about the leading vacation club in the country, just reach out to us through, and we assure you that you will enjoy your exclusive benefits and special wedding packages with your lovely spouse-to-be!


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