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Destination Weddings: Celebration + Vacation Add Up To One Unforgettable Experience

  • Terri Altergott: Destination Weddings – Celebration + Vacation Add Up To One Unforgettable Experience

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Every bride wants to be unique, yet the destination industry has not kept up with the interest in personalization.  Extraordinary Destination Weddings (EDW)  was created to offer a more comprehensive wedding experience, something special and different.  The couple works with two planners, one local to where they live and another one local to their chosen destination.  All aspects of destination wedding planning are covered - budgeting, planning, coordination, travel and lodging, local transportation and more. 

EDW features a diverse range of locations - China Italy, Israel, Croatia, Aruba, England, New England (US), West Coast (US) and many others. Because all the planners are English-speaking, they make arrangements and communication easy and stress free.

Have you been dreaming about getting married in Tuscany?  EDW is looking for three couples to join us in Tuscany during the week of May 14th, 2012 to say “I Do” in one of three fabulous locations: Castel Pietraio in Monterrigioni, Petriolo Spa & Resort in Civiella Paganico and Fattoria Poiio Alloro in San Gimignano. EDW will provide a wonderful package of complimentary services - wedding planning locally and in Tuscany, photography, accomodations fot he couple, ceremony decoration and more!  For more information on how to enter, contact EDW.

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Terri Altergott

Founder and President

Extraordinary Destination Weddings


Terri is the founder and President of Extraordinary Destination Weddings and the owner of Something Borrowed, Something New Events. She has actively been planning exceptional events and weddings for the past 23 years.

A distinguished graduate of the Association of Bridal Consultants Professional Development Program, Terri carries the designation of Professional Bridal Consultant ™. Terri has appeared on local radio shows as a guest speaker and is quoted regularly in the press on various wedding topics. Her weddings have also been featured in K&K brides, a London based bridal magazine specializing in brides of color.

She is the winner of the 2010 and 2011 Wedding Wire “Bride’s Choice Award” and the New England Wedding Professionals “Setting a Higher Standard in the Wedding Industry” award. While Terri routinely handles weddings for local couples, her specialty is destination weddings.