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Budgets at a Glance

The world is one big, wide place filled with truly wonderful places, and love is the universal language. From East to West; from the Land of the Rising Sun to the Land Down Under, let Wedding and Travel inspire you with these destinations ideas for your special pre-wedding shoots. Wedding & Travel provides you with a one-glance list of the approximate prices for making your memories at each special destination.

Australia & New Zealand

Melbourne

Melbourne is a fascinating blend of the old and new. Enjoy a diversity of settings – think Victorian architecture, modern steel and glass structures and the like. Spring time during August to November marks the blooming of orchids, tulips and daffodils.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons with:

Normal airline (Thai Airways) + 4-star hotel (Rydges on Swanston Melbourne ): $2600
Average price per person from $1300

Budget airline (Jetstar) + 3-star hotel (Claremont Guesthouse): $2240
Average price per person from $1120

Wedding & Travel susses out two local boutiques who offer packages to Melbourne:

Di Gio Bridal

Package price: Depends on the route chosen
When: August every year
Where: Flexible routes
What to see: the vintage Sovereign Hill, the carefree Brighton beaches, the nature along Great Ocean Road and the architecture of Flinders Railway.
Highlight: Couples can stop at unplanned locations to take spontaneous pictures.
Remarks: Airfares, accommodation and land transport are not included

Rico-A-Mona Bridal

Package price: $6,000+, 2 days shoot
When: No fixed dates
Where: Flexible routes
What to see: the scenic Great Ocean Road, The Twelve Apostles and a few little beach towns alongside the road.
Remarks: Airfares, accommodation and land transport are not included
Recommendations: Spring in August is the best time for couples to visit Melbourne since temperatures are usually very pleasant and cooling.

Perth

The vibrant city of Perth is home to amazing architecture from heritage buildings to majestic town halls and bridges. But that’s not all – also expect to find the natural beauty of beaches, farms, and flowers against the clear blue sky.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons with:

Normal airline (British Airways/Qantas) + 4-star hotel (Citigate Perth): $1639
Average price per person from $819

Budget airline (Tiger Airways) + 3-star hotel (Goodearth Hotel Perth): $1380
Average price per person from $680

Here is a bridal boutique you can refer to:

French Bridal

Package price: $3,388, 1-day shoot and 2 days’ stay in a hotel
When: April and October every year
Where: Flexible routes
What to see: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, the unique architectures of various churches, beaches, farms and tourist spots.
Remarks: Accommodation and land transport are included, but not airfare.
Recommendations: April marks autumn when the weather is sunny and bright. Spring in October is still warm for the most part, but generally windier.

The following boutiques are also providing pre-wedding photography packages to Australia & New Zealand: White Link, The Aisle Bridal Boutique, My Dream Wedding, La Belle Couture, Julia Wedding News, Bridal Concept, Signoria Nuziale.

Hong Kong / Macau

We bet the image of Hong Kong as a cosmopolitan city is deeply rooted in your mind, but did you know that the city is home to exquisite gardens, beaches and mountain landscapes as well? Whether the lively city view or the peaceful nature in the countryside, this city has it all.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons to Hong Kong with:

Normal airline (United Airlines) + 4-star hotel (Royal Pacific Hotel): $1244
Average price per person from $622

Price package range from $1020 to $1500
Budget airline (Tiger Airways) + 3-star hotel (Metropark Hotel): $832

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons to Macau with:

Normal airline (Air China / Xiamen Airlines) + 4-star hotel (Hotel Taipa Square): $2805
Average price per person from $1402
Package price range from $2750 to $3200

Budget airline (Jet Star) + 3-star hotel (Hotel Sintra): $853
Average price per person from $426
Package price range from $850 to $1400

Check out the following:

My Dream Wedding

Package price: $5,000+ for Hong Kong, $3,000+ for Macau, 1-day shoot
When: No fixed dates
Where: Kowloon Tong Studio, for gorgeous interiors and grand decorations, followed by a nearby uninhabited island or two other outdoor lcoations of your choice.
What to see: The Peak, Victoria Harbor, Victorian-style and modern buildings, the countryside and the night scene.
Highlight: Couples are surveyed beforehand for their preferences on items including locations, sceneries and styles, hairstyles and make-up.
Remarks: Airfares, accommodation and land transport are not included.

Z Wedding

Package price: from $2500
When: No fixed dates, but couples are advised to avoid summer and winter.
Where: Flexible routes
What to see: Old train museums, beautiful rocky mountains, lush gardens, and the night scene in Hong Kong’s business district.
Remarks: Airfares, accommodation and land transport are not included.
Recommendations: Couples are advised to book their pre-wedding photography package at least 8 months before their wedding day as bridal boutiques usually need a few months after the shoot to finish the photo album.

Also providing pre-wedding photography package to Hong Kong/Macau are Julia Wedding News, iWedding, La Belle Couture, Cangai and Signoria Nuziale.

Korea

Korea is a festive and cultural spot that is a popular destination for local couples. Spring in Korea lasts from March to May while fall is from September onwards. Witness the beauty of Korea’s seasons and admire the country’s breathtaking nature in its full glory.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons with:

Normal airline (Cathay Pacific) + 4-star hotel (Koreana Hotel): $1579
Normal airline (Cathay Pacific) + 3-star hotel (Incheon Airport Oceanside Hotel): $1480

The following two boutiques offer packages to Korea:

Style Bridal

Package price: $3488, 6 days’ trip
When: May and October every year
Where: Flexible routes
What to see: Cherry Blossoms that transform its surroundings to a soft, fluffy dreamland.
Remarks: Airfares, accommodations and land transport are included.

White Link

Package price: $3800, 5D/4N trip
When: April and November every year
Where: Nami Island, Lotte World and Meongdong
Remarks: Airfares and accommodations are included. Land transport is provided during shoot.

You can also refer to Rico-A-Mona Bridal and Di Gio Bridal for packages to Korea.

Japan

Expect to find no lack of rich nature and beautiful scenery in Japan – the magnificent lake and mountain views in particular will be sure to leave you breathless.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons to Tokyo with:

Normal airline (Cathay Pacific) + 4-star hotel (Sheraton Grande Tokyo): $1662
Average price per person from $831
Package range from $1500 to $1900

Normal airline (Cathay Pacific) + 3-star hotel (Shinagawa Prince Hotel): $1396
Average price per person from $698
Package range from $1300 to $1600

We provide the following for reference:

My Dream Wedding

Package price: $5,000+, 1-day shoot
When: June for Tokyo and September for Hokkaido
Where: Tokyo or Hokkaido
What to see in Tokyo: Diverse cultures and characters from traditional temples to modern streets, cherry blossoms.
What to see in Hokkaido: Sapporo, Otaru and Furano and romantic maple leaves.

The following also provide pre-wedding photography packages to Japan: La Belle Couture, White Link and Julia Wedding News.

Bintan / Bali (Indonesia)

If your idea of a perfect pre-wedding photo shoot consists of strolling along the white sandy beach and enjoying the warm sunshine and gentle breeze, then Bintan and Bali are the destinations to go.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons to Bintan with:

Return ferry tickets and stay at Bintan Lagoon Golf Club: $465 (on weekdays) or $575 (on weekends)

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons to Bali with::

Normal airline (Garuda Indonesia) + 4-star hotel (Novus Gawana Resort and Spa): $1165
Average price per person from $585
Package price range from $900 to $1700

Budget airline (Air Asia) + 3-star hotel (All Seasons Legian Bali): $843
Package range from $700 to $1100

If you’re thinking of Bintan:

Style Bridal

Package price: $2388, 2 days’ shoot
When: Anytime
Where: Flexible routes and locations
What to see: Pristine beaches and unspoilt natural beauty

If you’re thinking of Bali:

Signoria Nuziale

Package price: $4888, 2 days’ shoot
When: No fixed dates
Where: Flexible routes and locations
What to see: Popular landmarks such as Tanah Lot, which boasts magnificent scenery and picturesque beaches, ancient temples and rice fields.
Remarks: Prices include airfare with budget airline, 2 nights’ accommodation and land transport.

La Belle Couture, iWedding, Bridal Concept and White Link all offer packages to Bali/Bintan.

Greece (Europe)

Step into one of the world’s most romantic cities, Santorini, Greece to create your own unforgettable memories. Walk back in time and visit some of Santorini’s oldest and best-preserved cathedrals to witness their unique architecture features for yourself.

Estimated price for 2 persons to Greece with:

Normal airline (Air France): $6351
Average price per person: $3175

4-star hotel (Mediterranean Royal Hotel): $143 per night
3-star hotel (Anny Studios Hotel): $66 per night

If you’re interested, check out:

Julia Wedding News

Package price: Depends on the route, 1-day shoot
When: 1 May to 2 June every year for 30 couples
Where: Flexible routes within Santorini
What to see: Santorini beaches, unique volcanic rocks, farms, grasslands, and the gorgeous sunset.
Remarks: Airfares and accommodation are not included.

Also providing pre-wedding photography packages to Greece are Di Gio Bridal, My Dream Wedding, Signoria Nuziale.

Vietnam

Rich in culture and tradition, charming Vietnam is a refreshing blend of East and West, as a result of its Chinese and French colonial influences. It also offers breathtaking natural sceneries that will satisfy every couple’s preferences.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons with:

Normal airline (Vietnam Airlines) + 4-star hotel (Renaissance Riverside Hotel): $1067
Average price per person from $533
Package price range from $900 to $1100

Budget airline (Jetstar) + 3-star hotel (Liberty 3 Hotel): $631
Average price per person from $315
Package price range from $600 to $750

Consider the following for packages to Vietnam:

The Aisle Bridal Boutique

Package price: $3,000+
When: March/April and November every year
Where: Flexible routes in Saigon
What to see: Heritage sites, stunning white-sand beaches, mountains and hills with large varieties of tropical flowers.

X-Zen also provides pre-wedding packages to Vietnam.

Krabi (Thailand)

Krabi’s pristine coastline is a destination that has conquered countless hearts. A gorgeous secluded island beach will be the perfect setting for your everlasting love.

Estimated price for 3D/2N trip for 2 persons with:

Normal airline (Thai Airline) + 4-star hotel (Pavilion Queen’s Bay Krabi): $1138
Average price per person from $569
Package price range from $1100 to $1500

Budget airline (Tiger Airways) + 3-star hotel (Maritime Park & Spa Resort): $560

You might want to refer to:

White Link

Package price: $1360, 3D/2N trip
When: January, May, July and November every year
Where: Fixed routes to Krabi Cave, Retro Park, and a special horse-riding adventure
Remarks: Airfare and accommodation are included. Land transport is provided during shoot.

iWedding also provides pre-wedding packages to Krabi, Thailand.