The Honeymoon: Not only do you have the joy of your marriage but you also have the fun of a great vacation.
Cost: Although not always the case, destination weddings can be less costly.
Exotic places: You've always dreamed of a beach wedding but...there's no beach back home.
Family-moons: What better way to include your children then with a family vacation and wedding (familymoon)?
Stress: With today's busy lifestyles, many couples don't have the time to handle the demands of a large wedding.
Intimacy: A secluded beach ceremony can be more appealing than a large affair.
Family pressure: Many couples find themselves planning a wedding that just isn't their style but is pleasing to their family (think "Runaway Bride").
Prior marriage: They've alreay done the traditional.