After you spend a lot of money to travel to a destination wedding, you may wonder if it is required to also give the couple a gift. The short answer to this quandary is – probably.
While there are some couples who are planning destination weddings and who will specifically request that guests don’t bring gifts, but to contribute to their online wedding registry! Well, this isn’t always the case, sometimes you won’t get an insight about the gift. As a result, it is up to you to find the right gift to take along.
Keep reading to learn some of the best gift ideas for a destination wedding here.
1. Personalized BBQ Grill Tool Set
There’s one thing that newlyweds love to do – spend time together. What better way to spend time together than cooking at home on the grill?
Enhance this experience by giving the couple a unique BBQ set, including a wooden storage box, to ensure every BBQ is successful. Even better, you can personalize the set with the couple’s wedding date, or another message.
Not only is this a great gift idea, but it will pack in your suitcase with ease.
2. A Subscription to a Popular Travel Magazine or Blog
Since the couple has spent the biggest day of their lives in a fun location, it’s probably safe to assume that they love to travel. If this is the case, give them a subscription to a favorite travel magazine, such as Conde Naste Traveler. This is a gift that will be a huge it! The cost varies on what you want, but you can easily purchase this gift for under $20.
Also, you can share their wedding story in the form of a blog postv on some of the unique travel blogs, and to include their photos from the wedding! It can come as a handy “guide” for other couples that plan on having a destination wedding!
3. A Personalized Painting or Poster
When it comes to hot wedding gifts, you can’t go wrong with home décor. That’s because you can tailor what you purchase to the couple.
This is one of the reasons that a piece of wall art, painting, or poster that memorializes the day they met or framed maps of their first kiss are a great idea.
4. Textured, Plush Robes
Who would not love to receive a matching set of plush and comfortable robes as a wedding gift? These robes are made out of Turkish cotton and have a textured weave on the exterior, along with a comfortable terry lining. This is a smart gift for newlyweds to use on their honeymoon.
5. A Retro Toaster
While this may seem like an odd gift for a destination wedding, it’s the uniqueness that makes it perfect. Most guests aren’t going to bring household goods or appliances, which may leave the couple having to purchase these items on their own. You can pitch in and help with this and give them something stylish they will love.
While there are more than a few options, the ‘50s style four-slice toaster is sure to be a hit without breaking a bank.
What Will You Buy?
As you can see, there are more than a few gift options to consider for a destination wedding you are thinking about attending. Be sure to keep the information here in mind to buy the perfect gift for the special couple.
Keep in mind though, you need to consider factors like how much space you have in your luggage for this gift. So, if space is limited, it’s best to go with one of the smaller items that is found on this list to minimize space related issues. With these gifts, there’s no question the couple will be thrilled.
This guest post was contributed by HoneyFund.
He is an expert travel advisor and enthusiast. He has traveled extensively in the USA, Central American, South America and Europe. He has visited every Sandals Resort and is one of a select few Diamond Elite members of the Sandals Chairman’s Royal Club.
Dan graduated from Johnson & Wales University with an associate degree in Culinary Arts. Later he graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a focus on people and culture.