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The Ultimate Destination Wedding Packing List

You don’t want to forget any wedding essentials at home! We’ve penned packing lists for you, your guests and your wedding party so that everyone comes prepared.

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Your destination wedding is right around the corner! You’re ready to hop on that plane and fly away to say your “I dos”. But you can’t exactly do that without packing your bags, can you? It’s easy to forget essentials when you’re this excited, so we’ve taken the guess work out of it and made packing lists for your guests, the guests of honour and the wedding party so that everyone comes prepared. You may want to post this link on your wedding website so that everyone can double check before zipping up their suitcases and heading to the airport.

Here is the ultimate destination wedding packing list.

What everybody needs to pack (yes, even the happy couple):

  • Passport and travel documents
  • ID (driver’s license or other)
  • Credit, debit cards and cash (including some currency for where you’re headed)
  • Photocopies of important documents
  • List of important phone numbers (housesitter, doctor, etc.)
  • Clothing, shoes and accessories for pre- and post-wedding
  • PJs
  • Underwear
  • Wedding day outfit
  • Sweater/jacket
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera/phone/charger
  • Toiletries
  • Prescription medicine
  • Hair tools

What the bride needs to pack:

  • Wedding dress/ensemble
  • Veil
  • Jewellery
  • Clutch
  • Hair accessories
  • Bridal lingerie
  • Robe (or an outfit to wear while getting ready)
  • Shoes
  • Nail kit
  • Perfume
  • Makeup

What the groom needs to pack:

  • Suit/tuxedo/wedding ensemble
  • Dress shirt
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Tie
  • Cufflinks
  • Pocket square
  • Razor
  • Shaving cream
  • Cologne

What the happy couple needs to pack together:

What the bridesmaids need to pack:

What the groomsmen need to pack:

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