The Ultimate Packing Guide & Checklist for Your Elopement or Destination Wedding Adventure

Congratulations on choosing an extraordinary path for your wedding! Whether you're eloping in a hidden gem or jetting off to a picturesque destination, your special day is bound to be an unforgettable adventure. To ensure a smooth and stress-free experience, it's essential to pack strategically. From essential documents to sentimental accessories, we've curated a comprehensive packing guide and checklist for your elopement or destination wedding. Get ready to embark on a journey filled with love, breathtaking scenery, and cherished memories.

Essential Travel Documents
Before anything else, gather all necessary travel documents. Double-check these important documents and keep them in a safe and easily accessible place throughout your journey.

  • Identification
  • Visas (if applicable)
  • Marriage license
  • Passports
  • Travel insurance
Wedding Attire
Pack your dream wedding attire, considering the climate and vibe of your chosen location. Opt for travel-friendly options that resist wrinkles and have a plan for safely transporting your dress!
  • Wedding dress/suit

Our tip: Opt for lightweight and comfy!

  • Shoes 
Our tip: walking up a hill to your elopement? Opt for flats or hiking boots and change at the top. If you want to wear heels, make sure you have protection
  •  Undergarments

Checkout on our blog on Shapewear and Bra solutions to find the exact right option for your outfit

  • Wrinkle-resistant garment bag or travel box. Don’t have a wrinkle resistant bag? Try a travel steamer
  • Veil 
  • Belts/Jewelry

Our tip: Are you hiking or going up a hill? The Bridal Buddy is not just for going to the bathroom. Keep your dress clean until the day-of!

Travel-Sized Beauty Essentials

Streamline your beauty routine with travel-sized products to keep your luggage light. Pack travel-friendly versions of your skincare routine, makeup essentials, perfume, and hair products. Don't forget sunscreen and consider specialized items for your destination, such as bug repellent or moisturizer for dry climates. Prioritize multi-purpose products to save space.

Our tip: level up your wedding game with a customized skincare bag to make you feel that much extra 

Ceremony Necessities
Consider any specific items needed for your ceremony. Pack these cherished items securely to ensure they remain safe throughout your journey.

    •  Personalized vows
  •  Ring box or pouch
  •  Guest book
  •  Unity ceremony elements
  •  Sentimental tokens 
Comfort and Safety Essentials
Prioritize comfort and safety, especially if your elopement takes you to remote or adventurous locations. Prepare for unexpected weather changes with lightweight layers or umbrellas.
    •  First aid kit
    •  Sewing Kit
    •  Nail Kit
    •  Lint Roller
    • Clear Umbrella
    • Reusable water bottle
  • Phone Charger and Power Bank
Intimate Celebration Items
If you're planning a reception or intimate celebration after your elopement, pack decorations, table settings, or special touches to create a memorable ambiance. This could include candles, string lights, personalized place cards, a small wedding cake topper, or anything that adds a personal touch to your post-ceremony celebration. Consider any additional items that hold sentimental value or represent your unique love story, such as love letters, a special piece of jewelry, or a cherished photograph.

As you prepare for your elopement or destination wedding, use this comprehensive packing checklist to ensure you have everything you need for a seamless and unforgettable experience. 
Bon voyage, and may your elopement or destination wedding be an extraordinary celebration of your love and a cherished chapter in your love story.