There are no shortages of incredible wedding venues and sought-after wedding suppliers across the world, but how do you find and then choose, which are the right ones for your special day? From beach-side blessings in the Caribbean, snow-capped ceremonies in the Rockies to micro-weddings and epic four-day wedding parties across Europe. Finding the perfect destination, planners and the perfect vendors to say “I do” is no easy task.

This has been made a whole lot more challenging of late due to the worldwide pandemic,  with countless travel restrictions and social distancing rules coming into play. However,  as we begin to emerge into some semblance of normality,  happy couples are once again beginning to plan their dream destination wedding. To help, have curated an extensive directory of some of the best wedding venues, resorts & suppliers across the globe.

Weddings Abroad, have been arranging unique, exciting destination weddings and vow renewal ceremonies all over the world since 1999. Combining the personal touch with a thorough knowledge of the market.

We have become the premier online resource, for couples considering marriage or vow renewals outside their native country. A wedding day or a vow renewal ceremony is truly a personal occasion, with all aspects of the celebration specifically tailored to the couple’s lifestyles and personalities… you can dream it… extensive network of experts can create it!

Karen Thornton-Brown - Founder

Karen Thornton-Brown, the founder of, has been making her mark in the wonderful world of weddings since planning her own destination wedding in Sydney, Australia whilst living in the UK. With style, passion and dedication to her industry, Karen has earned the respected reputation as a pre-eminent wedding planner, industry connector and wedding/travel blogger.

With total dedication to this very challenging, interesting, exciting and rewarding sector where no two events are the same, she is the natural choice for helping today’s stylish couples choose the right venues and suppliers. Karen has personally visited most of the wedding locations we offer throughout the site, and has therefore assessed their suitability for our discerning clients.

You can now create the wedding of your dreams independently using our “hand-picked” venue & supplier directory. We have selected our preferred and recommended venues and suppliers throughout the world, those especially used to dealing with couples who live away from their chosen place of marriage.

Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions that you may have or email directly to

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