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British Bumble couple arrive back in the UK after getting married in Vegas on their first date

A couple who got married in Las Vegas just days after matching on dating app Bumble reveal they consummated their marriage on their wedding night.  

Paul, 36 and Sarah Edwards, 34, were seen laughing and smiling as they arrived together at Gatwick airport yesterday – the same place they met for the first time only days earlier. 

The couple shared their first night of passion after their whirlwind wedding at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas – where the couple jetted off to get hitched.  

And the newlyweds said their first night together beneath the sheets ‘certainly lived up to expectations.’ 

Paul and Sarah Edwards, pictured at Gatwick airport yesterday, have arrived back in the UK after they flew to Las Vegas to get married only 12 days after matching on dating app Bumble

When asked if they had consummated their marriage, Paul said: ‘Yes! Yes! Yes!’

And Sarah said: ‘Paul and I both have very high sex drives, so it has been hard to find somebody who can keep up with that.

‘We consumated our marriage on our wedding night – and it certainly lived up to expectations.’

She added: ‘It was quite nice because if you have a traditional wedding, the bride and groom can be quite drunk by that time, but we weren’t.

‘It was a very special night and we discovered we are completely compatible in that way too.’ 

Sarah Elliot and Paul Edwards arrive back in the UK at Gatwick Airport yesterday (pictured)

The Bumble couple at Gatwick

Sarah Elliot and Paul Edwards arrive back in the UK at Gatwick Airport yesterday (pictured)

And the new Mrs Edwards, who is excited to meet Paul’s two teenage daughters, has revealed that they’ve already discussed starting a family through IVF.   

Sarah said: ‘We share so many of the same values and passions, we are both ambitious and want to support each other to be the best we can be.

‘We’ve both said we want children in the future – it will have to be through IVF, but Paul and I already discussed that before the engagement.

‘I am also very excited to meet Paul’s two daughters – they will be my girls too now as you don’t just marry a person, you marry into the family.’

The couple are pictured in a pub garden after landing back in Britain following their wedding

The couple are pictured in a pub garden after landing back in Britain following their wedding

Paul, who has two daughters, aged 13 and 15, is also looking forward to living with Sarah who he described as ‘a beautiful, wonderful person.’

The happily-wed couple only spoke on the phone for the first time on December 22 – and the very next day they decided to get married.

They met each other at Gatwick Airport on Christmas Eve – wearing their full wedding outfits – and boarded a plane to Las Vegas to get hitched.

Paul, 36, even got down on one knee to pop the question at the airport with a £800 vintage diamond cluster ring.

The lovebirds flew back into Gatwick on Sunday afternoon following their whirlwind wedding – and described their big day as ‘perfect.’

The couple said 'I do' in front of the fountains at the Bellagio and enjoyed a Cirque du Soleil show while on honeymoon in Las Vegas

The pair matched on dating app Bumble on December 15

The couple said ‘I do’ in front of the fountains at the Bellagio (left) and enjoyed a Cirque du Soleil show while on honeymoon (right) in Las Vegas

Sarah and Paul said they held hands throughout their entire stay in Vegas where they wed in front of the famous Fountains of Bellagio.

During their stay, the newlyweds explored Vegas, enjoyed a Cirque du Soleil show and went dancing in the resort’s famous nightclubs.

Sarah said: ‘One thing I learned about Paul during the trip was that he is an amazing dancer because he just doesn’t care. 

‘We had our first dance at a club in Vegas where we danced together until 3am.

‘We didn’t drink that much, but the next day I was feeling hungover and Paul went out to get me some water and a banana.’ 

‘It was a very special night and we discovered we are completely compatible in that way too.’ 

Paul, of Chichester, West Sussex, described the moment he met Sarah for the first time in person at Gatwick Airport on Christmas Eve.

He said: ‘I was panicky before meeting Sarah at the airport and I had to go to the pub to calm my nerves. Then Sarah said ‘I am here’ so I went to the check-in.

Paul got down on one knee to pop the question with a £800 vintage diamond cluster ring when they met for the first time in Departures

Paul got down on one knee to pop the question with a £800 vintage diamond cluster ring when they met for the first time in Departures

‘I was looking left and right and then she poked her head around the pillar with a massive smile and I thought ‘that is her, that is Sarah.”

During their 10-hour flight to Vegas, Sarah and Paul spoke throughout the entire journey.

Sarah said: ‘We both agreed that if either of us were having doubts, we could just make this a fantastic holiday. But we both felt the connection and wanted to commit to one another for life.’

Now they are looking forward to ‘married life’ and plan to move in together immediately.

They were heading to Brighton, East Sussex, for Paul to meet the first of Sarah’s friends.

And they will begin searching for rental properties in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, close to where Sarah works as a nanny and just an hour’s drive from Paul’s new electrician course.

Paul said he had to 'go to the pub' to calm his nerves before meeting Sarah for the first time

Paul and Sarah arrived dressed for the occasion in wedding outfits they quickly pulled together

The couple pictured meeting in public for the first time at Gatwick Airport (left) and with their luggage as they prepare to board a flight to Las Veas

Sarah said: ‘The wedding was so romantic – it was the perfect day. Our wedding kiss was our first and there aren’t many couples who can say that.

‘We kissed in front of the Bellagio; the fountains went off and Christmas music was playing in the background with bells ringing – I even got bells on my wedding day.

‘The minister kept telling us how strong a connection we had and told us to stay cute and to stay adorable.

‘Tourists were cheering and then we walked around the city in our wedding outfits taking it all in. It was magical.’ 

During their honeymoon Paul said he’s learnt many interesting things about his new wife.  

He said: ‘Some interesting things I’ve learned about Sarah in the six days we’ve spent together is that her favourite meal is plain rice and mince meat – just that.

‘She also loves taking baths and we are even comfortable using the bathroom at the same time.

The couple were all smiles after landing back in the UK and now plan to meet each others friends and family - including Paul's two teenage daughters

The couple were all smiles after landing back in the UK and now plan to meet each others friends and family – including Paul’s two teenage daughters

‘We can just be ourselves while we are getting to know one another and it feels like we have known each other for so much longer than just a few weeks.’ 

The couple are also making plans to meet their respective in-laws.

Sarah said: ‘My parents and my cousins are all still in New Zealand, on North Island, so of course I’d love for Paul to meet them, but we haven’t got that far yet.

‘I’m also looking forward to introducing Paul to my friends, getting back to normality and just enjoying married life with him.

‘When I first told them about Paul and our plans to get married, they were speechless and they asked ‘why the rush?’

‘But after they spoke with him on the phone and saw what an amazing person he was, they understood and wished us well for the wedding.

‘I was amazed because they are very traditional, but they were very positive and that shows what kind of a person Paul is.’

But Sarah has not spoken with her two best friends since she told them about the wedding, when they said ‘it was a bad idea’ and that she was ‘making a mistake.’

Sarah added: ‘So many people think we did this on a whim but we discussed it and take this seriously – for us, it is a commitment for life.

‘It was hard to be alone the weekend before my wedding – my friends were not there – but I was so adamant this can work and I believe in the power of my convictions.’

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