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Vintage Wedding | Travel Themed Wedding Posters

Updated on March 28, 2013

Vintage Style Posters for Your Travel Themed Wedding

Vintage style posters are the perfect accent decor for your travel themed wedding.

The golden age of travel -- late 1800's to about the 1960's -- was about a time when people traveled in style on ships, trains, airplanes and even buses. Commemorating this time when advertisers used posters to woo the travels into visiting their exotic locaation or to use their mode of transportation are an inexpensive but impressive addition to your travel themed wedding.

Image Credit: Christian Fischer

Fly Pan Am South America Poster

Travel Themed Weddings

Travel the World at your Themed Reception

With a vintage travel theme, you can focus as narrow as you like. You can start HUGE and have your guests visit travel destinations all over the world. Themes you could incorporate with traveling the world might include:

  • The 7 Wonders of the World
  • The 7 Continents of the World
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • The Golden Age of Travel
  • Tropical, Exotic Islands of the World

Europe, Scenes of the ContinentBuy at

Around the World ToursBuy at

The Pyramids of Giza, from a Series of the "Seven Wonders of the World"Buy at

In AsiaBuy at

Vintage CubaBuy at

CasablancaBuy at

Vintage Travel Themed Posters are affordable and can make a theme come to life.

One Country -- Lots of Cities

Or, maybe you want to focus on cities in one country. Use only France, Japan, US, Italy, Australia, South Africa, or Mexico. Find vintage style posters highlighting those cities to use for your decor.

New York by Pennsylvania RailroadBuy at

Southern Pacific, San FranciscoBuy at

Paris - Air France PosterBuy at

Monte CarloBuy at

Make it Personal

Concentrate your destinations on only those you and/or your future spouse have visited. Are you well traveled worldwide or country wide? Name your tables after those cities and frame a short story for each table about a fun event on your trip to that city. Make it more personal!

Local Travel Themed Destinations

Like "Chicago" for Instance

Maybe you want to focus on just your immediate state with local destinations your guests will all recognize. Let's take a look at what's available for Chicago...

Chicago and Southern AirBuy at

See Chicago - Use Chicago Surface Lines Blue YellowBuy at

Cartoon Checklist of Sites, Chicago, IllinoisBuy at

"Chicago Has Everything" USA Illinois Travel Vintage Poster ReproBuy at

Any way you go, a travel theme is fun!

Displaying Your Posters - Frame, Hang or Prop

By Train, Ship or Plane

Vintage Posters Featuring Modes of Transportation

Maybe you just want to concentrate on the popular modes of transportation for your vintage travel themed wedding. There are tons of posters available that depict actual and fictional vintage advertisements for travel. Here are just a few...

America - Matson LinesBuy at

Hiawatha, 1953Buy at

By P&O to Australia Via Egypt and CeylonBuy at

Flying Down to RioBuy at

Standard Airlines, El Paso, TexasBuy at

Roger Broders Chamonix Martigny Vintage Ad Art Print PosterBuy at

Don't forget the maps and travel brochures. Vintage maps and travel brochures are great items to incorporate into your vintage travel themed wedding decor like centerpieces!

Exotic Locations Around the World!

Travel Themed Posters

London (Red Bus) Art Poster PrintCHECK PRICE

Cities of the World Colorful RetroMetro Travel PosterCHECK PRICE

Eiffel Tower (Through Gates, 1909) Art Poster PrintCHECK PRICE

Pyramid London Poster PrintCHECK PRICE

LeE Caire Cairo Egypt Arab Travel Vintage Poster ReproCHECK PRICE

Florence Bridge Travel Italy Vintage Poster ReproCHECK PRICE

Vintage Style Maps & Destination Posters and Stickers - All Sizes for Various Applications

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Vintage Wedding

Travel Themed Wedding Posters

I hope you take away some great inspiration and ideas for your own vintage wedding from this article about travel themed wedding posters! Good luck and God bless!

Wouldn't a vintage travel theme be fun for a wedding?

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    • Sylvestermouse profile image

      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      7 years ago from United States

      A great idea! These would really be great for the rehearsal dinner or reception.

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      7 years ago

      Yes..the posters themselves are so interesting and nostalgic to look at:-)

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      7 years ago

      Just looking at the posters and the details makes you feel like you are there. I can't imagine any bride not wanting a vintage travel theme wedding.

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      7 years ago

      It's an excellent idea for those planning a very special day!

    • BuckHawkcenter profile image


      7 years ago

      I can just picture what a fabulous wedding you have planned out with these in mind. Any wedding with vintage posters could be great.

    • sheilamarie78 profile image


      7 years ago from British Columbia

      What great travel posters you've found! These would be an exciting decoration for a wedding reception.

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      7 years ago

      A vintage travel theme would be a fun wedding - decorating would be a blast! Reception hall divided by country - foods by country, etc. wow! that would be cool!


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