Destination Wedding Welcome Favors Your Guests Will Love
Giving out wedding favors is a traditional practice that has simply refused to go away. Which is a good thing, as it is not bad for the couple to show their appreciation to their guests for attending their wedding. A wedding favor could be something simple and temporal, like mints or sweets; or something more lasting, like cups, bags, picture frames, et cetera.
Destination weddings are an awesome way to have your guests take a vacation while they are at your event. But, let’s face it: the will be spending money and time on flights to be at your wedding, and will most likely be tuckered out when they arrive. Couples can arrange for wedding welcome favors to be handed to their guests as they arrive at the destination venue, and these wedding welcome favors are sure to be a hit with the guests.
Wedding Welcome Favors for Any Type of Destination Wedding
So, basically, each destination wedding has a theme. It may not be planned or overt, but there is a theme for every wedding. The most obvious ones are beach weddings, 90s-themed weddings, costume weddings, et cetera. The wedding welcome favors for a destination wedding have to reflect the theme of that wedding, and still remain relevant to the guests. What can couples give as welcome favors to just-arrived, out-of-town guests?
i. Maps: You are in a new place, with lots of sites for you to explore. What would be cooler than getting a map as a welcome favor? By the way, a destination wedding is automatically a travel-themed wedding. Couples can get maps of the destination location for their guests, highlighting places of interest; or go a little extra and give them boxes of chocolate wrapped in maps. Inspired.
ii. Instant Cameras: Cheap cameras that can be used to take pictures and instantly spit them out are a great idea as a wedding welcome favor.
iii. Towels: Fluffy, microfiber towels (warmed), customized with something special to the couples, make really awesome wedding welcome favors.
iv. Postcards: Postcards of the destination area, probably personalized with the couples’ names or a ‘Thanks for Being Here’ message, wouldn’t go amiss as a wedding welcome favor for guests.
i. Passport Holders: Passport holders, or holders for your credit and debit cards and IDs, are great as wedding welcome favors. Guests can use this practical device to keep all their cards in one place, while also leaving them hands-free
ii. Photo Frames: Simple wooden frames, artsy frames, frames that looked like they were made from kelp and seaweed… picture frames are another great idea for wedding welcome favors
iii. Mineral Water: In personalized bottles that are also recyclable
iv. Bags: Or totes, if you will. All other welcome favors can be put in lovely, personalized tote bags and handed to guests as they arrive at the destination wedding.
Other wedding welcome favors for guests include cookies in lovely packages, and even flip flops. Picking a wedding welcome favor for a destination wedding is fun and pretty easy: just let your imagination run wild and free (within certain limits!)