It’s a question we’re often asked, why would someone hire a wedding planner?
You have decided to get married, what could be more perfect then planning your special day together. We don’t need a wedding planner we can do it all ourselves. Surely it can’t be that hard, plus our families can help as well. What does a wedding planner do?
The average wedding requires 200 hours of planning, uses around 22 vendors and can be one of the most stressful times of your life. Planning your wedding is ranked 7th most stressful life event in the Holmes and Rahe stress scale. There are just so many things to think about, colour schemes, themes, venues, type of ceremony, music, food, who to invite and most importantly how much will it cost?
For most people this will be their first contact with the wedding world, they will not know how much various items cost and who the reliable vendors are. This makes planning very difficult and budgeting even more so.
A wedding planner provides the perfect solution. They have lots of experience and contacts. They know what to do and when, and they are able to negotiate with vendors for you ensuring that you do not pay too much. There is more, they can offer advice and use their experience to resolve problems quickly. They can coordinate the day and allow you and your guests to simply enjoy it.
The list does not end here. They can provide a buffer between you and your loved ones when things get difficult. They are the go to person in the lead up to your big day. They make sure that you don’t forget anything important. They react quickly to any challenges and provide a solution before you even realised that there was anything wrong. Simply put a good wedding planner is the first thing that you should put on your list when you think about planning your wedding!