Orange County Destination Wedding Tips

Orange County Destination Wedding Tips

How to Travel with a Wedding Dress on a Plane

Thank you for taking the time to check out our blog created to help with those stressful wedding travel accommodations with some Orange County Destination Wedding Tips . In this blog post, we will specifically be going over all you need to know about traveling with your wedding dress. Destination travel weddings can already be extremely stressful on their own, so knowing how to care for and easily transport your cherished wedding gown will definitely help with less added stress.

We will first go over some Dos and Don’ts of traveling with your wedding dress. Then conclude with some tips and tricks on how to properly pack your wedding dress as well as list the best airlines that accommodate to wedding travel.

Dos & Don’ts:

  • Don’t check your wedding dress under the airplane. You want to make sure that you have your hands on your gown from point A to point B.
  • Do invest in a handheld steamer and a travel-worthy garment bag. These will help to not only protect your dress, but keep it looking sleek and smooth throughout your travels.
  • Don’t eat or drink anywhere near your dress. Keep that to-go coffee and airplane food away in order to reduce risk of staining the dress!
  • Do ask for any necessary help you may need while traveling. Many TSA agents can carefully transport your dress though x-ray scanning separately from anyone else. While on the plane, you can also ask flight attendants to check on your dress.

Tips & Tricks:

  • If your wedding dress isn’t made of delicate fabric, try having it professionally folded and packed to fit in a carry-on. Many boutiques offer this and can even have it vacuum sealed.
  • If more delicate, carry-on your dress using a garment bag and ask the flight attendants to store it in an available closet section on-board the plane.
  • The best airlines that feature closets for hanging garments and can accommodate to many other wedding travel needs are:
    • American Airlines
    • Delta Air Lines
    • JetBlue
    • Southwest Airlines
    • United Airlines

Click here for more Airline Wedding Travel Info for each listed airline.

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