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We have lots of great advice for you on wedding accommodations, including insider tips and secrets from folks who work in the hospitality industry. Be sure to also check our posts about wedding venues, since there’s some overlap.

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Booking a block of rooms: 5 helpful tips from the hotel front desk

There can be so. many. things to worry about when planning and executing a wedding/commitment ceremony. If yours happens to include setting up a block of rooms at a hotel, then I have some tips for you! I work at the front desk of a big hotel in a major city, and have seen a lot of frantic brides come blazing through our doors. Here are some of my TOP TIPS for making your important day run just a little smoother.

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4 offbeat destination wedding & honeymoon venues in Puerto Rico

Last month I went on a 5-day press tour of Puerto Rico, busing around the island with a pack of other journalists to check out wedding and honeymoon destinations. It was fucking awesome, and I saw some venues that OMG, you guys… if you’re planning a destination wedding (or looking for a honeymoon spot), you would LOVE these places.

No, seriously: goth vegan former convents? Zebra-print villas? Rainforest terraces? You’re going to freak out.

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An ode to the wedding weekends: weddings that go all weekend long!

A weekend wedding makes your wedding more than just an evening event, or a so-called “special daaaaaay” … it provides your guests with the gift of time. Time not just to eat and drink and dance, but time to talk and sleep and share.

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How to get a lower budget hotel wedding

Jezebel recently did a post addressing how wedding costs can add up (In The Long Run, Your Wedding Could Cost You Big Time), and while the post itself is somewhat interesting, I was completely taken by a comment posted by a user named geekgirlliz, who caters weddings. Here were geekgirlliz’s excellent tips on how to […]