The idea of marrying abroad is so romantic - guaranteed good weather, amazing food and something truly memorable for all - why not do it! But it's easy to panic about the cost of hotels, food and entertainment for your guests. So what is the best way to go about it?

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We turned to the experts: "The most important thing to do when getting married abroad is to make it clear from the start what will be included for guests," says Caroline Hale of Pomp & Ceremony Wedding Planning.

"For example, the night-before cocktail party, the wedding breakfast and drinks that day. This will avoid a lot of stress for guests desperate to know what they're expected to pay for."

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"The details can be given on the invitations and a pack or sheet can be enclosed with information on hotels, just as it would be if the wedding were in the UK."

"It's also worth securing a preferential rate at the venue hotel or another hotel nearby. Guests will appreciate the gesture of a reduced rate - it's a nice touch."

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