Come and meet Algarve Wedding Planners Sonho a Dois in Ireland and the UK this winter

Our lovely friends Sonho a Dois, wedding planners in Portugal's Algarve, are visiting the UK and Ireland this winter. If you'd like to meet them and discuss your wedding plans, take a look below for dates, and contact them on

Kingswood Hotel, Dublin
12 January (Saturday) - 09:00-19:00
13 January (Sunday) - 09:00-19:00
Free entrance
By appointment only

The Midland Hotel, Manchester
9 February (Saturday) - 09:00-19:00
10 February (Sunday) - 09:00-19:00
Free entrance

By appointment only

Meet our Portugal Wedding Planners in London on 19 January 2019

If you're looking to get married in the beautiful country of Portugal any time soon, then we've got the perfect way to spend a rainy Saturday in January - come and meet our Portugal wedding planners, Mary Me Eventos, in London, and be inspired. 

Just take a look below for more information.

It all began with "I do".
Mary Me Eventos is a Wedding Planning Company born in 2013 and based in Porto. This Company started organizing weddings in the North of Portugal and then spreaded the love through the entire country. Considered as Douro Valley and the Algarve Weddings' experts Mary Me Eventos, became a reference in Destination Weddings for foreigners and they got the award for Best Wedding Planner Company of Portugal of 2018 by Zankyou Weddings. Their top Wedding Planners will be in London to meet their current clients and also to give the chance to other lovely couples to come and meet them.  BOOK NOW your private meeting and don´t miss this chance "Fly with us …

Win Your Wedding in Ontario, Canada!

Our friends Maple Leaf Weddings have joined forces with Valley Croft Retreat in Ontario, Canada, to offer you the chance to win your wedding at the venue, and including flights from London Gatwick to Toronto.

If you'd like to enter, visit Maple Leaf Weddings here to see how to enter and terms and conditions.

How to get married abroad - we answer your questions

Getting married abroad can be confusing - if you know you'd like to marry abroad but have some questions about how to go about it, then take a look here  for our FAQs about getting married abroad. It might help you with your planning!

New way for Wedding Professionals to accept card payments easily

With credit and debit card useage increasing rapidly around the world, wedding providers who don't accept cards can be at a disadvantage. This is why Marry Abroad has created a new payment provider, MA Pay, to help wedding professionals to accept cards at a very low cost. 

With a simple online login, wedding professionals can request payment from their clients by sending a simple email. Their clients then click on the link to pay by card instantly. 

MA Pay works worldwide, and with rates much lower than PayPal and banks, it can save wedding professionals time and money, and make it simple for couples to pay, without the need for them to set up an account. 

To find out more about MA Pay, email us here.

Meet Sonho a Dois in the UK and Ireland in Jan/Feb 2018

Our friends Sonho a Dois will be in the UK and Ireland in January and February 2018 to meet couples.

If you have already booked your wedding with them, or would like to set up an appointment to meet up, then just get in contact with them here.   There is no entrance fee and booking an appointment is recommended.

Kingswood Hotel
13 / 14 January 2018

The Midland Hotel
10 / 11 February 2018

Holiday Inn Express Hotel
10 / 11 March 2018

Portugal Weddings page.

How to afford a wedding planner and save £1500 (almost 10%) off your wedding budget, plus save 260 hours of your time.

1. The engagement

Congratulations, you are engaged! Yay, you have the perfect ring on and it is time to pay attention to all those wonderful photos that keep jumping at you on Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Before you know it, you are browsing all things wedding when you wake up, on your break at work, on your way home, and discussing your perfect day with your fiancée while cooking dinner, during dinner and of course after watching your favourite TV programme. It is now official, you are planning the wedding of the century!

2. The mission

Yes, you are now on a mission. You have spent hours, if not weeks, looking at perfect wedding photos and room designs online.  You know what you want!
What becomes clear very quickly – this is going to be time consuming and very expensive. What becomes clear after that – this is going to be potentially a stressful journey.
And if you were okay until now – wait until you start confirming your guests’ attendance and trying to do a seating …