A new study by financial comparison company money.co.uk has revealed the top trending wedding destinations in 2022 and beyond.
Claiming first place is Zimbabwe in Southern Africa, which has seen a 56% year-on-year increase in searches.
With so much on offer, it is a destination that can fulfil any couple’s vision for their big day. Whether the soon-to-be-married pair want to tie the knot at a safari lodge to chance to get elephants in the background of their wedding pictures, or they want the stunning views of the banks of Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe ticks a lot of boxes.
Italy and South Africa are joint-second on the top 10 list, both seeing a 40% year-on-year increase. Both destinations offer happy couples plenty of choices when it comes to beautiful venue options; from idyllic villas set in the rolling hills of Tuscany, to the beautiful South African vineyards in Stellenbosch.
Portugal and Kenya are next on the list taking fourth and fifth position, followed by countries that are renowned for their beautiful beaches. Thailand rounds off the top five trending wedding destinations as a result of searches increasing by 23% thanks to those dreaming of a wedding in Phi Phi or Phuket.
Jamaica is next in seventh place, followed by Morocco, Brazil, and Mexico.
As the victor in top trending wedding destinations, in Zimbabwe
there are multiple venue options when it comes to planning a wedding in Zimbabwe. If it’s a safari wedding that you’re after, you cannot beat Chengeta Safari Lodge located just outside of Harare. This stunning venue gives you the chance to say ‘I do’ surrounded by the raw beauty Zimbabwe offers, all while zebra graze nearby on the 13,000-hectare private game reserve, allowing you endless photogenic landscapes to choose from. If it’s a waterside you’re imagining, try Lake Kariba Houseboats which delivers unforgettable scenery thanks to the vast man-made lake that will feature in every photo.