If you’re reading this it possibly means that you are planning your dream wedding. This time in your life can be so exciting yet overwhelming all at the same time. Whoever said wedding planning was a rollercoaster, really hit the nail on the head with that one. Maybe your dream is to get married in some far-off place. Kind of like those fairytale storybooks you used to read as a kid. However, whoever thought that planning a destination wedding was going to be easy was seriously mistaken. Lucky for you, there is us… your destination wedding and elopement planners reporting for duty. Don’t feel like you have to go through this wedding planning process alone, because you don’t! Here are 6 signs it’s time to hire a destination wedding planner… from a destination wedding planner.
Let’s face it, for some of us budgeting is not our strong suit. You know what though, that’s okay! When it comes to planning your wedding one of the most important things you can do is establish your budget. However, in a world surrounded by grand, elegant, and sparkly things it can be hard to say no to these. It’s like they are calling you saying “we need you”. Don’t lie, we’ve all gone through this at least once or twice. Hiring a destination wedding planner will help you in keeping on track with your budget. This can include helping you decide on expenses for your wedding that are worth the splurge or time to save.
Life is tough. There, I said it and it’s the truth! Trying to juggle work, friends, family, a new fiancé, and hobbies can be a skill on its own. Now try adding in wedding planning! Oh, it’s game over. That’s why hiring a destination wedding planner will quite literally save your life. Your destination wedding planner will help you in coordinating with vendors, organize your creative vision, and help you stay sane during a rather crazy time. So you are able to have your cake AND eat it too, how about that?
In the wedding planning world, a destination wedding can be considered two things. It could be anywhere from a few towns over from where you live to flying across the ocean to Italy. Whichever you are planning on having, it’s important to know the location where you are getting married. Your destination wedding planner will essentially be the eyes and ears of the entire operation. Destination wedding planners are equipped with the tools, expertise, and knowledge to take where you’re wanting to go and make it magical. Knowing different venues, surrounding locations and local vendors in that area is key to a successful wedding day. Working with a destination wedding planner will help ensure that you are getting the best of the best in a location that you may not be familiar with.
Where are all my procrastinators? Raise your hand, please! You may be reading this and thinking “I am in crunch time for my wedding day”. In this case, we highly recommend hiring a destination wedding planner. Maybe life got in the way and things have been flying by. Before you know it, your wedding is in 6 months. Don’t freak out though, because this is a sure time to hire a wedding planner.
Keep in mind that many wedding vendors, including wedding planners, book out dates months or even YEARS in advance. It is better to plan ahead than to scramble to look for a wedding planner. However, you gotta do what you gotta do sometimes. Prepare for a lot of wedding planners to have limited availability on your wedding date.
The less time that you have before your wedding, the more stressful it can be… that’s for sure. Hiring a destination wedding planner when you’re in a crunch for time is the way to go. They can help you in making decisions quickly and efficiently. They also can help you in finding vendors on such short notice and aim to make your wedding dream a reality.
A lot of couples come to us having a certain vision for their wedding day. This can essentially be your wedding day “theme” for simpler terms. However, it can be easy to say you want this look for your wedding day. It’s another thing to actually execute that vision into reality. A destination wedding planner will help turn those thoughts, plans, and Pinterest board inspo, into a real-life wedding. Your wedding to be exact. Forget about being stressed to the max about your wedding day vision and let a destination wedding planner help you out!
Last but most certainly not least, you should hire a destination wedding planner if you want to be in the moment on your wedding day. Think about it, you wake up the day of your wedding and there are all these moving parts. Vendors are calling you asking you where they should be, people are running late, and the florist is nowhere to be found. On top of all that, you need to gather up the troops so you can get ready on time and be ready for the day’s festivities. Unless you appoint a family member or friend to do these things, then all of this will land on you. Uh… NO THANKS!
Your wedding day is one of the most special moments in your whole life. You want to be fully present and feel present during this time. The last thing you want to worry about is things being misplaced or going wrong. You want to enjoy the time with family and friends and just have a good time, right? That’s why hiring a destination wedding planner is the way to go. Having someone to organize, coordinate, plan and setup will make your life 10,000x easier – trust me.
So you’ve made it all the way to the bottom – congratulations! I know I just truth bombed a lot on you, but it was all to help you! Hopefully this blog on 6 signs it’s time to hire a destination wedding planner helped you in making a decision. Furthermore, if you’re looking for more tips on how to elope from a wedding planner, click here! Or maybe you’ve read this blog and thought, “yeah it’s about time I hired a destination wedding planner”. That’s cool too! Click here to see if we’re available for your date and let’s get the planning started!