Destination weddings are a popular option for many couples, as there is nothing more memorable than tying the knot at a scenic locale that you'll forever associate with your big day. Best of all, when you invite your loved ones to an exotic location, you're technically treating them to a vacation as well, giving guests a chance to break out of their daily routine as well as share in the excitement of your big day.
While you may think that you and your partner are the people most excited about the wedding, it's also one of the most important moments in your parents' lives as well. For mom and dad, not only does this mark a major turning point for their child, who is about to start a new family of their very own, but it also officially welcomes a new individual into the clan, changing everyone's life forever. The vacation aspect of a destination wedding is just the icing on the cake for your parents.
However, travel is never easy, especially when you are transporting attire for a formal event. Whether you are inviting your loved ones a day's car ride down the coast for your nuptials or flying the whole crew out to a foreign country, you want to make sure you aren't making your big day a hassle for anyone coming - especially your loving parents.
To show them your appreciation for making the trip to your wedding - and simply for being there for you through all of your life's major milestones - buy them a gift that will not only function as a keepsake but helps make traveling as easy as possible.
A Great Gift Idea for Mom - For mom, consider buying her a Double Sided Leather Cosmetic Travel Case, personalized with her name or initials and in a color that suits her character. The kind sold at My Wedding Reception Ideas has compartments for everything she'll need when making this or any trip in the future, allowing her to keep all of her toiletries in one convenient place.
A Practical Gift Idea for Dad - When it comes to showing dad you care, consider one of two routes. For a sentimental and useful keepsake, a Personalized Nappa Leather Airline Ticket Passport Holder can help him keep everything he'll need for getting in and out of the airport in one easy to access spot. Another great tool that is great for either parent is the Leather Carry On Garment Cover, which can help keep dad's suit or mom's dress pressed and clean throughout the trip so they can simply hop into their outfit on the big day without having to worry about wrinkles or stains.
Whatever you get your folks to commemorate the wedding, the important thing is that you take a personalized approach to make the gift as special as possible.
Photo Credit: Parents of the Bride and Groom