Destination & Travel Themed Wedding Invitations


Fun destination wedding or travel themed wedding invitations that will get anyone excited to pack their bags!

By Sarah Pierce

Jan 13, 2016

When you send out the invitations for your destination wedding, you should remember that you are doing more than just asking someone to attend your nuptials. You are “selling” them on taking a vacation to celebrate with you. Inspire your guests with an incredible invitation to take a few days off, visit a new location, and come to the wedding of the year!  One surefire tactic to entice them is to send out a truly luxe invite suite (above), complete with photos of the venue, cool enclosures, and modern typography.

It’s also a great idea to tempt them with little hints of what makes your wedding destination so enviable. We love these tropical flowers and plants (above) for a Hawaiian wedding.  Or for a boho desert destination, set the mood with some Apache tribal patterns in an elegant palette (below).

Of course, not all destination weddings are in sunny locales. For your snowy wedding at a pretty resort, find an equally chic invite to spur them to pack their parka and hit the slopes!

Is your destination across the pond? For this London wedding, the couple went all out with references, from the Underground map to a delightful itinerary via a double-decker bus.

For domestic destination weddings, you can be equally showy with your event’s real estate, whether it’s a modern, glamorous interpretation (above, for NYC) or a sweet skyline illustration (below, for Boston).

And don’t be afraid to have a little fun with it! This cute example in the shape of a luggage tag for a Mexico beach wedding will enchant your friends and family.

Want something more streamlined?  This bold infographic-inspired invite is perfect for couples who appreciate a cleaner look.

But maybe you two are a globetrotting couple that wants to stay at home for your big day.  You can still highlight how much you both love trekking around with a travel-themed wedding. This elaborate invite below features a map folder and tag inserts with all the necessary info.

It doesn’t matter if you are having your wedding near or far with this retro postcard invite (below).  At the wedding, you can use similar postcards as creative table numbers!

You could even make your travel-themed wedding feel very official with stylized boarding passes. Design your seating chart to look like an airplane seating diagram to continue the theme.

Nothing quite beats the old-school romance of air mail. Use one of these vintage designs to create a dreamy and nostalgic mood for your wedding.

Credits:  I Do Photography   |   Betty Lu Paperie   |   Curious Me Design   |   Alexa Nelson Prints   |   Minted   |   Swiss Cottage Designs   |   And Here We Are   |   Gus & Ruby Letterpress   |   Party Glamour Shop   |   Ello There   |   Modern Maggie   |   Serendipity Beyond Design   |   Two If By Sea   |   Anne-Claire Brun   |   Wouldn’t It Be Lovely

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