(Closed) My Destination Bees-Packing Tips?

posted 9 years ago in Destination Weddings
Post # 3
699 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Your wedding sounds amazing! I want to see pictures when you return!

I had a destination wedding and I suggest packing outfits. This is what I normally do, but it was really helpful to know what I was wearing to the different events, especially the parties, leading up to the wedding. It also helped in being able to pick out my shoes, underclothes and jewelry to go with those outfits. Pack separates for day wear and your honeymoon. You will want to have options and be able to dress for the way you feel that morning.

Don’t forget the obvious stuff like enough toiletries and sunblock. You will also want some flip flop for going to the beach and comfortable shoes to walk around in. I made a mistake and forgot my other packet of birth control pills on the counter (I left them on the counter to make sure I did not forget them! lots of good that did!). Luckily, my girlfriend was able to go to a CVS and pose as me to get a refill. I’m just not sure how many CVS’ are in Galilee! Smile

Post # 4
188 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I would definitely say pack outfits…. I ALWAYS forget to pack PJ’s (not much need for them AFTER the wedding but might be needed prior).  Also, ensure if you’re on BC or any other meds that they’re filled prior to you leaving…

Post # 5
853 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

how about packing 2 bags: one bag for specific event related stuff – wedding day, preparty, postparty – shoes, accessories – everything. this bag can be untouched until you need it.

then in the other bag, pack as you normally would for a vacation but don’t forget lounging clothes too for downtime / when you want to decompress.

Post # 6
158 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2018

Sounds like a wedding extravaganza…. wowza!  You are going to need a major pile o’luggage… Outfits,  YES, and I would list what events you have, and organize the outfits accordingly.  Plan separates for the casual and fill in events and running around.  You will need casual and dressy it sounds, so find a few good comfy pairs of shoes, sandals etc… hopefully some can multi-task. There are several “list” type sites/places for packing that you can reference on line, both for travel as well as wedding… sounds like with all of his family there you’ll have some resources at hand. 

Really sounds wonderful… enjoy!!!

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