1. Destination Experts!
Wedding planners have very often worked in the same location and venue multiple times making them experts in planning a wedding in many of the destinations they suggest.
2. Can access the best suppliers
Being natural networkers over the years of planning weddings, all wedding planners will have a list of recommended suppliers they have worked with and can trust to do great work.
3. Time savers
Wedding planning can not only be inundating but also very time consuming, not only in the lead up to the wedding but also on the wedding day itself. Hiring a wedding planner will allow you to give the responsibility to a professional and give you time to enjoy the time in the lead up to the wedding.
4. Insider knowledge and experience
Wedding planners have been in the industry for years and know it inside out! They know how to problem solve, negotiate with suppliers, manage expectations and are experts in everything it takes to pull off a fabulous wedding flawlessly.
When planning a wedding it’s a known face that it’s impossible to make everyone happy, a good planner is a great buffer during difficult situations between the bride and her future mother-in-law or two families to ensure that everyone stays content.
6. Guest management
For destination weddings in particular the happiness of your guests is so important, the role of a wedding planner is to ensure that, from helping them to book their accommodation to ensuring that they have everything they need on arrival. Ensuring that the little ones and the elderly are taken care of and that individual guest’s dietary requirements are catered for. A good wedding planner will ensure that everyone feels special.
7. Introduce new ideas
With the number of ideas, designs, themes and décor options available on Instagram and Pinterest, it can make the whole process feel completely overwhelming. Rather than spending hours scrolling for inspiration your planner will introduce you to numerous magnificent ideas for each of your events ensuring they stay within budget at the same time as look fabulous.
8. Manage your budget & schedule
Wedding planners are experts at meeting deadlines, prioritising tasks and ensuring that you stick to your budget as closely as possible. So, although it may feel like hiring a wedding planner takes up a chunk of your budget, in the long run they will not only save you money but also ensure that you keep to schedule.
9. Take all that stress away from planning!
Wedding planning is a full-time job, which is why it is ranked continuously in the top 5 most stressful jobs in the world! Hiring a wedding planner allows you to hand over the stress and enjoy the planning process and your special day stress-free!