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The ULTIMATE Planning Guide for Your Wedding - 13 Months Out

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If you are having a religious wedding ceremony your Officiant and Church will be the first place to start in checking out their availability for your preferred wedding date and ceremony time. Top 10 Considerations In Choosing The Time For Your Wedding Ceremony. If you are having a civil wedding ceremony, make a short list of any “venues” or “locations” you want to have your ceremony, reception or both at, and check them out in person armed with a list of essential questions NOT SO SILLY QUESTIONS - What Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue Before You Book. Whilst your Pros and Cons list for each venue is obviously important, it’s really more about the “feel” you get when your are there. Book your date at a venue(s) or location where you can see and feel yourself getting married that fits who you are and the type of wedding celebration, wedding photos and wedding video you want to remember forever!

Coupled with your venue you should to start thinking about accommodation - sometimes it is part of the venue you have chosen and they might offer you complimentary rooms, reduced rates or special rates for your guests. This can be really important to secure for any out of town guests, destination weddings, or just out of the way places that might be difficult for people to get home safely from due to lack of pubic transport, taxis or Ubers. Some couples organise transport such as a group bus or coach as an alternative for their guests.

Your out of town guests have made a huge effort and probably gone to a big expense in making the effort to attend your wedding - so if your budget allows, don’t forget to make them feel special and show how much it means to you with little things like organising a special welcome bag What's In A Wedding Welcome Bag or Swag to leave for them at their hotel or where they are staying - filled with snacks, drinks, tourist things to do, transport numbers, maps, essential phone number etc and a personal welcome letter thanking them and letting them know how much it means to you.

We tell the whole love story of your day in your wedding photographs and film, so we always cover the Groom getting ready and the Bride getting ready - so you might want to think about spending the night before the wedding in the venue accommodation or at other nearby accommodation and securing those dates now. How To Choose Where To Get Ready On Your Wedding Day

Planning a Wedding is a really big job and there are some common pitfalls that most couples make, here are some ways to avoid them for your wedding. Don’t Make These Wedding Mistakes and Finding Your Perfect Wedding Vendor Is As Easy As 1,2,3!

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