Every bride has dreamed of her wedding day since she was a little girl. As couples begin thinking about their wedding, they are often confused as to how much to spend, where to obtain specialized services, and how to choose the right vendors. These worries often mount as quickly as the cost of the wedding. After the euphoria wears off and the reality settles in, it’s shocking to discover of how much preparation is involved. Couples are faced with decisions about everything from wedding cards, decorations; themes, photographers to planning their honeymoon.
Wedding planners organize everything from pre-wedding ceremonies to post-wedding functions like the reception. They will be with you till the wedding is over and you are free from all the responsibilities.
A few years ago, a wedding planner was thought of as a luxury, only used by the wealthy. Now a wedding planner is almost impossible to do without! You can afford a wedding planner since it is not an extra expense if you consider the planning part of your wedding budget. There are misconceptions about Indian wedding planners being expensive however; most often the wedding planner will cover their costs by helping you with discounts or negotiate good deals which you will not easily come by without them on board.
The planner will be the best to help you plan your wedding budget and help you allocate your budget to the order of preference in terms of services that matter to you. Most wedding planners will offer a free consultation and will help you manage your budget and understand your specific needs from the wedding.
The average wedding can take more than three hundred hours just to plan. In today’s metros with hectic lifestyles, you may not have time to compare all the options, making sure you get the best deal, and make sure all the details are in place. A planner is experienced in negotiating contracts with venues, caterers, florists, photographers, and other wedding suppliers, entertainers; the planner saves valuable time and money.
Wedding planners are not here to make decisions for you, but to guide and assist you in making informed decisions. Their training, knowledge, and experience will turn your dreams and expectations into reality. They want you to host a beautiful and distinctive event which you can enjoy.
Often, a family member or a friend plays the role of a wedding planner in case you don’t have a budget for a professional wedding planner. However; it can also be a huge hassle if they do not have the proper training a professional wedding planner will have and the experience.
They can act as the family counselor for apprehensive brides and the mothers or act as mediators between both families since the relationships are at a delicate state before the wedding and a wedding planner can become as close as your best friend.
Trust is important in any relationship. You should feel completely comfortable with the wedding planner and feel assured that he or she completely understands what your needs are. Your personalities should match.
When you hire a wedding planner you know that you are buying quality, service, knowledge, professionalism, creativity, guidance, leg work, a stress reliever, an etiquette expert and a personal assistant and friend.