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1920 Roschman Ave., Lima, Ohio 45804

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue Part 4

Destination Ceremonies

 

What it is: A getaway―usually somewhere exotic, like a resort―with activities that span a weekend.

 

Good for: Duos who have a connection to a location or want just close loved ones (up to 75 people) to attend. Many resorts offer all-inclusive packages for everything from a guest welcome to a farewell brunch, making the planning process a cinch.

 

What to know: Marriage-license rules vary from city to city and country to country. Some cities, like Venice, require that you file for a license a minimum of four days prewedding, while other locations demand blood tests and X-rays (for example, Guadalajara, Mexico). Also, know that destination weddings aren’t always more expensive than those at other locales; the cost depends on where you go and how elaborate the celebration is. However, they may be more expensive for your guests, who usually have to fork over more to attend. As a courtesy, try to restrict the travel time to about two hours by air or six hours by car.

 

Resources: A listing of marriage-license requirements by state is available at usmarriagelaws.com. For the Caribbean islands, log on tocaribbeantravel.com, and for Europe, go to marryabroad.co.uk. You can also visit any city’s tourism-board website; the requirements should be posted there.

 

Howard Johnson’s – Lima is a perfect choice for your Wedding Day celebration.

 

With our beautiful Ballroom and on-site event planners, let us take the stress away. Our focus is on personal service, flexibility and our full attention to you and your guests. Request a free quote at http://hojolima.com/request-wedding-quote

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