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Around The World Wedding Theme Ideas

Around the world wedding theme ideas are for enthusiastic couples that love travelling. Perhaps you were born on two different continents and wish to reunite both cultures while celebrating your big event. It makes for a unique way to greet your guests, especially if they will be coming from different parts of the world.

Travel themed weddings are on trend right now and the popularity of destination weddings is sky rocketing once again. If travelling abroad is not feasible at this time, you can easily recreate an around the world wedding theme without breaking the bank.

Accentuate the flair of your theme with world map decoration such as a signing globe for your guest book alternative. Consider stacking vintage suitcases throughout your venue and adding airplane shaped decorations such as the laser cut table numbers shown below.

Scroll down to view our favorite around the world wedding ideas and get a head start in bringing your decor to the top!

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Assigning a country to each of your tables make for an exciting way to help your guests easily find their seats. This printable seating chart sign titled ‘Where in the world are your sitting?’ is super appropriate for your theme. The template is available as a DIY downloadable printable or pre-personalized for you with all the details. The map comes in a selection of colors to perfectly match your theme.

NoeCreates (Etsy Store) – Around The World Seating Chart

From the same collection, you’ll find all you need to complete your stationery needs. Choose from a wide array of printables: A welcome sign, table cards, menu program, place cards and so much more.

Add a travel flair to your decor with these adorable cardboard suitcases. They’re available in your choice of three sizes in either pink, navy, red or pastel. Each suitcase features a faux leather handle as well as antique brass finished metal trims and closures. They’re simply perfect to accessorize your guest book or cake table, or to create fabulous centerpieces.

Decorative Cardboard Suitcases for Wedding Centerpieces
knollwoodlane (Etsy Store) – Decorative Cardboard Suitcases

Handmade with care in Greece, this world map neck tie and favor bags are sure to impress your guests! Made of medium weight cotton, each one is carefully sewn together to beautifully display a part of the world. These favor bags and neck ties are a must for travel or destination wedding themes!

SailorMadeGreece (Etsy Store)

Laser cut from wood, this airplane table number makes for an alluring table decor. Personalize with your names for a unique way to guide your guests to their tables. The airplane comes in a wide array of colors as well as an unpainted version.

Airplane Travel Wedding Table Number
LaserworxSigns (Etsy Store) – Airplane Table Number

Add flair to your table decor with these wine charm airplane place cards. Since each one is personalized with the name of a guest, they make for charming favors as a bonus. A lovely airplane drink tag is also available to be used as escort card.

Around The World Wedding Theme Airplane Wine Charm Place Card Favor
ELANELprint (Etsy Store) – Airplane Wine Charm Place Card Favor

This hand-painted porcelain cake topper ‘A kiss and we’re off’ will add a romantic finishing touch to your cake. Both the bride and groom are personalized in your choice of hair colors making for a cherished keepsake after your special day.

For a charming way to present your wedding rings, this personalized box has your names and the date of your wedding. Handcrafted from wood, the inside is available in your choice of burlap or linen pillow. This ring box makes for a truly special keepsake afterwards!

Travel Wedding Ring Bearer Box
TheMostSpecialDay (Etsy Store) – Travel Theme Wedding Ring Bearer Box

A signing globe makes for a unique way to capture your guests’ best wishes. The personalization options for the design and colors of the globe and base are only limited by your imagination. The possibilities for this guest book alternative are endless!

Signing Globe Travel Theme Wedding Guest Book Alternative
ConsiderTheWorld (Etsy Store) – Signing Globe Wedding Guest Book Alternative

Safely store your precious wedding mementos in this personalized adventure keepsake box. Made of wood, the box comes in your choice of color and size. Personalize with your names, you’ll enjoy peeking into the box to bring back cherished memories of your special day!

Travel Theme Wedding Adventure Keepsake Box
MadeInSunState (Etsy Store) – Adventure Wedding Keepsake Box

To augment your sweetheart table decor, these custom map letters are perfect for your travel themed wedding. This set of three wood pieces is create with your initials, each letter corresponding to a choice of map. How romantic would it be if you and your spouse select a map of your respective birthplaces with the third (&) indicating where you met or getting married?

Custom Map Letters Initial Set Wedding Decor
Bombus (Etsy Store) – Custom Map Letters Initial Set

Thank your guests for attending your special day by packaging a treat or small trinket in these lovely travel theme favor boxes. Featuring an airmail parcel design, the box comes in a set of 25 kraft boxes and includes, an antique style metal globe charm and jute cords.

Travel Theme Wedding Favor Boxes
chickydoddle (Etsy Store) – Travel Theme Wedding Favor Boxes

Find all you need to enhance your travel wedding theme with stylish world map decorations. From banners, cupcake wrappers and toppers, drink stirrers, confetti and so much more, your around the world theme will come to life!

ThePathLessTraveled (Etsy Store)

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