Getting married abroad and your honeymoon

Whether you dream of a traditional wedding or choose a more casual setting for the ceremony, travel is likely to feature in your plans.

Castaways can relieve you of the time and worry it takes to arrange something extra special. With more than forty years of combined experience, our travel consultants have the knowledge and expertise to make sure your ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experience turns out just as you planned it, down to the last detail.

Based in Tadworth, we are a long-established and truly independent travel agency. And independence makes a difference. Because we are not restricted to a shortlist of tour operators and suppliers, we have the freedom and flexibility to match your dreams and your budget.

Getting married abroad

Agreeing on the type of wedding you want is the first step. As it is now possible to marry in so many foreign destinations, the choice can be difficult. Is your dream to exchange vows on a sandy beach with the sound of the sea gently lapping on the shore? Or have you always wanted a ceremony surrounded by snow-capped mountains? Perhaps the historical architecture of an ancient city excites you, or maybe the romance of lakes and lagoons is what you have set your heart on.

Marrying abroad enables you to combine the wedding and the honeymoon. Some people who decide to marry abroad choose a very small, intimate ceremony at the same destination as their honeymoon. Some prefer to invite family and friends to celebrate with them but then book some private honeymoon time afterwards. Others may want to travel to a second destination for their honeymoon. If you are adventurous, you may want to combine your wedding celebrations with a safari or some other exciting activity.


If you marry at home, then the honeymoon destination is entirely your choice as you have no one to consider but yourselves. Let your imagination run riot – a big game safari, skiing, snowboarding, trekking, an exotic cruise, a round the world flight or just lazing on a tropical island beach.

Whatever your honeymoon choice, whether traditional, romantic or distinctly unusual, your dedicated Castaways travel consultant will make the arrangements.

Personal Wedding Planner

Once you have an idea of what you are looking for, just give us as much detail as you can plus an indication of how much you want to spend. We will introduce you to your personal travel planner who will come up with some suggestions and outline costings for you. Then we can work together to create your perfect day.

Honeymoon Gifting Scheme

Our Honeymoon Gifting Scheme avoids any need for a wedding gift list which, in itself, can be a major problem if you already have most things you need in the home.

Instead, why not invite family and friends to make contributions towards the cost of your honeymoon. You will have a dedicated account and we give you regular updates on the growing total gifted. Full details of the Scheme are available on request.

 Castaways are members of ABTA (membership number 18466) and are bonded according to ABTA rules so all your travel arrangements and money paid are fully protected.

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