Getting engaged is very exciting, but as you might expect planning a wedding can be very stressful. A lot of couples do not know where to start. To make it easier you might decide to hire a wedding planner, but how do you know which one is right for you? It is important to start asking yourself some questions before choosing the perfect wedding planner.
What is your budget?
First, lets talk about numbers… The first step to finding the right wedding planner is finding out the amount of money that you can afford to spend on your wedding. When you decided on this you can start looking for a wedding planner that fits your needs, wants and of course your budget.
The budget you decide on can of course change a bit during the planning process. However, it is a starting point, when you will choose your wedding planner she will help you with making different choices according to your budget and personal priorities.
Location of the Wedding Planner
It is really interesting to find a wedding planner who is located in the region your wedding will take place. Choosing someone like that has multiple benefits, such as; having plenty of connections with venues, vendors and suppliers. This is particularly important if you want to get married abroad because you will not be able to physically be present for much of the planning.
Is your Wedding Planner modern and connected?
It is 2017, and nowadays no company can live without making use of social media, such as; Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. So if the wedding planner you want to choose does not make us of the Internet, this should be a red flag for you! Furthermore, the Internet can be really useful if your potential wedding planner wants you to pay online via a bank transfer. This will avoid you to get overwhelmed by a huge pile of paperwork.
Do I appreciate the planner’s sense of design?
It is important to know if the potential wedding planner has a specific and distinctive look, because this needs to match with your needs and wants as a couple. If this is not the case do not worry, most of the wedding planners are adaptable to the styles and tastes of their clients. Just make sure you have a look at their website and portfolio, because the images a wedding planner chooses to place there should be one of their best works. If you are not blown away by the pictures, you might have to consider looking for another wedding planner. Since it is essential to find someone you and your partner like and trust because you will be dealing with her during the whole process of planning your wedding day.