In the first burst of joy after your engagement, you have probably started browsing wedding websites, social media sites like Pinterest, and magazines. If you are soon feeling buried under a blizzard of checklists and an intimidating array of decisions, you and your fiancé may want to consider hiring a professional wedding planner.
Depending on your budget and your needs, you can contact:
A full service wedding planner to organize every detail
Someone to help you only in the choice of the place and the suppliers of your wedding
A day coordinator (which actually means 30 days before your wedding)
Want to know what questions to ask before hiring a planner? We have what you need.
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NOTE: Many sites have internal coordinators, but make sure you know exactly what level of service they are providing. Site coordinators usually only handle the issues of the day and come up with a list of their preferred vendors, so having your own planner can always be a big help.
Even though hiring a wedding planner is an additional cost, they usually end up saving money in the long run for you. And without a doubt, the right wedding planner can save you time and stress (priceless!).
Before interviewing potential wedding planners, you and your fiancé should have some idea of:
After each interview is complete, ask yourself:
Listen to your instincts. If an interview isn’t right for you, then maybe this person just isn’t right for you. Your wedding planner is the provider you spend the most time with, so it’s important to choose someone compatible with you and your fiancé.
Now, here are the questions to ask yourself!
Getting to know a planner
Work with the place
Hire other suppliers
Set to work.