Turn your travel-themed mitzvah into a fun escape for your guests by incorporating the theme into the details of your event.
Your invitations can be plane “tickets” with your event as the destination. These are from Invitationconsultants.com:
Passport invitations from Bar Mitzvah Cards are fun too:
Don’t forget custom stamps to coordinate with your invitations:
Use vintage luggage tags as escort cards. These are available on Etsy.com:
Inside of table numbers, use airports, countries, vacation destinations, or places that are special to your family. These international luggage tag escort cards look fabulous displayed in a vintage suitcase:
For centerpieces, incorporate passports or landmarks from different cities or countries like this arrangement from Amazing Celebrations:
Vintage suitcases, maps, or photographs also work well.
Scatter travel-themed mint tins over your table, like these from Cool Party Favors:
Set up stations with foods from the countries or cities you’re featuring. For an “Around the World” theme event, you could include sushi, Mexican and Italian food stations. Or for a “Paris” party, provide a crepe station and a display of delicious breads and cheeses.
Here is a Tuscan-style station featured on Style Me Pretty:
And this sushi station from Evantine Design looks amazing:
Have your servers dress as flight attendants or pilots and find vintage beverage trays to serve drinks, as seen on Hong Kong Housewife:
Check out this amazing travel-themed cake from the Pink Cake Box:
And this gorgeous vintage luggage cake is from A Little Cake:
Serve your guests adorable map and globe-shaped cookies:
Give your guests personalized fleece blankets as favors that they can bring on their travels:
Pack your favors in these cool vintage airmail favor boxes from Beau Coup:
These great mini-suitcases from beau-coup.com can be personalized and filled with the candy of your choice for fabulous favors. Have guests pick them up at a “Baggage Claim” area!
For more ideas check out our Pinterest Board for Travel Theme Bar and Bat Mitzvah Ideas.