Wedding Ideas: Start Planning
If you want to know how much to spend on your wedding day, then what better way than with our free wedding budget calculator? We'll take your budget and split it between your wedding venue and suppliers to let you know how much you should be spending on each category. It's the easiest way to keep track of your wedding finances and stay on track with your budget.
Congratulations on your engagement! Planning a wedding is an exciting time, but it is easy to get ahead of yourselves when you're just engaged. Here are 7 steps to successful wedding planning as you begin this amazing journey...
Wedding planning can be confusing for grooms - it's often assumed that brides take on the bulk of the work, but this doesn't have to be the case! It's your big day too, so get stuck in with this handy groom's guide to wedding planning...
The first thing you should do before you embark on your wedding planning journey is set out your budget - it'll dictate every decision you make. Not sure where to start? Never fear, we've come up with some questions to ask yourselves before deciding your wedding budget to get you on the right track.
When it comes to wedding planning decisions, choosing the perfect wedding venue to suit your tastes and budget is one of the most important decisions you'll have to make. Not only do you have to consider the venue location and size, the catering and accommodation for your guests, you'll also need to research, visit countless venues and consider whether they are just right for the wedding of your dreams.
So you're engaged, you've told your friends and family and you've published the all-important Instagram post, now what? The most important thing to do before you start planning is to think about when you want to get married, and choose the all-important wedding date. So what do you need to consider?
Writing your wedding guest list should be one of your first wedding planning tasks, as it will have a huge effect on your budget and venue choice. Once you've worked out how many wedding guests you want to invite, you can tweak your wedding plans accordingly! Here's how to start writing your guest list...
It may not be something that you've considered before, but wedding insurance is a necessity. Sadly, there may be problems with your wedding that are beyond your control. Your dress supplier may go bust, or your venue may catch fire or flood. Someone close to you may be ill or posted overseas. They're horrible scenarios to consider, but it's still important to protect yourself. With a wedding being such a time-consuming and expensive event, wedding insurance may help you to claim some compensation back to help soften the blow.
There are lots of different types of wedding ceremonies, so it is worth doing plenty of research to ensure both you and your wedding venue are eligible for the ceremony that you want. There are many factors you need to consider, such as your religion, sexuality, budget and venues' legal licenses.
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