10 Reasons to Have Your Destination Wedding in Iceland
When people think of destination weddings, they usually think of the beach: Jamaica, the Bahamas, and Hawaii see their share of beautiful couples. And as long as you’re with the love of your life, any place is the perfect place to get married.
But…if you love to travel and you know you want a destination wedding, we’ve got to point you toward Iceland for at least 10 reasons. After reading this you will WANT to have your destination wedding in Iceland.
1. We Love Iceland!
We’ve been to Iceland three times in the last 11 months: our own honeymoon, a vacation, and to photograph J+G’s wedding. Each trip has been extraordinary, and we can’t wait to go back.
2. You Want Something Unique
Yes, people do get married in Iceland, but it’s still a relatively unusual choice for a destination wedding. If you’d like something a bit unique, Iceland is a lovely, romantic choice.
3. There’s No Shortage of Incredible Backdrops
The scenery is Iceland is breathtaking. No matter where we take your photographs, you’ll have stunning scenery in every shot. Check out our Instagram for a little taste of what we’re talking about. But remember! Always respect nature when you come to visit. You can even take the Icelandic tourists pledge!
4. The Country is Welcoming to All
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Iceland since 2010.
5. It’s a Great Place For Your Honeymoon
Lengthen your trip to combine your wedding and your honeymoon. With everything there is to see and do in Iceland, you’ll be glad you did.
6. You Can Work with Pink Iceland
This travel agency is incredible! They specialize in wedding planning, and we highly recommend them.
7. You’ve Got Amazing Ceremony and Reception Options
Hold the ceremony in a beautiful church, or head to the top of a glacier or at the base of a waterfall.
8. Your Guests Will Be Delighted
There is so much for them to do if they’d like to arrive a week or two early. From hiking to horseback riding, sightseeing to snorkeling, Iceland has plenty to offer while your guests are waiting for the main event: your wedding!
9. Iceland Has Clear Marriage Requirements
The documents you’ll need and the process you’ll go through to get married in Iceland is straightforward, and you won’t have to have any of your paperwork translated from English. You’ll even get an English marriage certificate. Since there is always some extra planning involved with a destination wedding, it’s nice that this very important part of it is fairly simple!
10. We Love Photographing Destination Weddings!
Traveling is one of our passions, so it’s a true joy for us to photograph your destination wedding, especially to Iceland, a country that has become dear to us. We’d love to experience it with you.
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