Chances are your destination wedding is a mini-vacation for your guests and you may not be able to greet all of them when they arrive. A great way to say “we’re so happy you’re here” is with a custom bag full of goodies!
Want to do the same? Start with a great bag – some kind of carryall that guests will be able to re-use while sightseeing or at the beach. We like canvas which is easily personalized and it’s great after the wedding too ~ a nice (collapsible) keepsake.
Must have items we recommend are:
- Advil/Tylenol/Aleve (whichever you prefer)
- a bottle of water
- something savory and sweet (we love sourcing these items from local places at your destination)
- a map
- a list that includes the ceremony and reception location and times along with a list of any group activities you have planned.
It’s also a great idea to include a list of the top 10 things to see or do and places to eat. Remember to include any emergency contact numbers (your wedding planner!). Always think about your destination and include items that will help to welcome your guests.
Welcome bags are a great time to be creative and include anything additional like custom coozies, tumblers, champagne splits, flip flops, towels, etc. Have fun with it!