After deciding to tie the knot in Colombia, you realize that after exploring the world and living in other countries, you want to invite the friends you’ve made along the way. You’ve experienced other cultures and made some incredible memories with new friends that feel like family. However, having them attend your special day seems harder than ever. You’ve told them about your travels and the beautiful scenery Colombia has to offer, so now’s the time to give them the excuse to visit! Years ago, having guests from all over the world at your wedding would have been a rarity, but times are changing. Nowadays, it’s easier to connect on an international level and to establish unbreakable bonds across waters.
With that in mind, as a great host, you’ll want your nearest and dearest to experience this day with you and to get to know Colombia while they’re there. We’ve decided to contact the experts at TripMedia Colombia, as they are the only travel agency in the country that specializes in a tailor made proposal for international guests. This includes everything from tourist experiences, fine dining, to even accompanying family members who may need to visit the shops or hairdressers before the wedding.
This is a prime example of the hospitality that characterizes the country of Colombia. Their desire to to ensure you and your guests have the trip of a lifetime. As they see it, your guests haven’t just come to a party, but to enjoy a complete experience abroad. For this reason, its very normal that destination weddings in Colombia include all kinds of plans, before and after the celebration. There is a lot to consider when organizing a destination wedding that is accommodating for your guests. From travel to and around Colombia, hotel reservations, excursion options, restaurant bookings with some of the best flavors of the country, shopping trips, etc. All of this planning can become stressful, therefore, we recommend leaving this planning in the hands of the experts. At the end of the trip, your guests will have fallen in love with Colombia’s gastronomy, culture, people and cities.
Miguel Ángel, one of the founding partners of TripMedia Colombia, gives us 5 key points to keep in mind when hosting international guests at your destination wedding in Colombia.
1. Airfare and Travel Documents
Miguel Ángel first points out that you’ll always need to check what the requirements are for travelers to enter whichever country you choose for your destination wedding (visas, vaccines etc.). The idea is to ensure that your guests arrive without any setbacks or problems. It also helps to make sure that their flight tickets are the best possible price, which can be achieved through group bookings that offer discounts. In this sense, having expert travel assistance will be a great help. Considering the fact that Trip Media will even go as far as to picking up your guests from the airport.
Once your guests have arrived, the next step is to organize the means of transportation. Additionally, you want to ensure that the transportation you use is safe, reliable, and secure. More so, you want to make sure your guests are comfortable and punctual to all events. The best way to do this is to delegate a specialized expert in coordinating guest transportation around the country. Whether it be to the hotel, wedding venue, and all the locations that are included in the schedule of events.
3. Accommodation and Interpreters
Having the right advice regarding guest accommodation is ideal when it comes to destination weddings. The objective is to give your guests the best experience possible. Part of this relies on how comfortable their stay is. Not only is the quality of the hotel important, but its proximity to your venue also matters. If you have a large number of guests attending your wedding, it’s always best to rely on a professional service that manages group bookings and discounts. As well as, personal requests such as, tour guides and interpreters. You can arrange all of this and more with TripMedia Colombia.
4. Planned Experiences
There is nothing more fulfilling than planning a great trip itinerary! With only a short time in Colombia, there will be various activities and experiences you will want to fit into your schedule. As the majority of your guests will be traveling to Colombia for the first time, you want to ensure that they truly enjoy the Colombian culture. Whether you organize a group fiesta, a beach day, a yacht trip or a gastronomic tour of the region, the most important thing is to guarantee a quality experience in whatever planned activity. We understand this is difficult, as there is so many other details that go into planning a destination wedding. This is precisely why we recommend the services of TripMedia Colombia, as their team of experts will be able to provide the best possible itinerary for your guests.
Travelers want to make the best memories, not only in photographic form, but also those that they can keep in their heart forever. Thanks to the culture, emblematic places, and majestically natural landscapes that Colombia has to offer, an unforgettable experience is possible. With this in mind, our expert, Miguel Ángel’s, recommends seeking the services of personal, professional guides, specialized in these types of weddings with international guests. As they aim to guarantee the best possible experience.
As the people of Colombia have a reputation for being extremely hospitable, it is comforting knowing that your guests will be warmly welcomed into this lovely country. Trip Media Colombia believes that your friends and family are traveling a long distance to not just celebrate your special day, but to also enjoy a new experience for themselves. Just as you would want only the best services when you travel abroad, as do your guests. Therefore, Help them have an unforgettable time as they join you in your celebration of love.