Wedding planning can be the most exciting and fun time. However, a couple may face many difficulties while preparing. Learn more about wedding day tips and tricks o protect yourself from wedding scams.
The wedding is a special day for every woman. Most girls imagine this special day in their dreams and create bright pictures of the future event. So, this happened, you got a proposal. From now on you should start preparing for this most awaited day of your life. And wedding planning is not an easy but rather a monumental task.
According to statistics published on soundvision.com, 2.3 million couples wed every year in the US, and the average wedding budget is $20,000. Thus, you have to be aware of many wedding day tips and tricks and to focus not only on your dreams and vision of a big day but on the whole process of planning as well.
How to Choose the Best Wedding Planner
To choose the right wedding planner, the best wedding planning tips are as follow:
- The wedding planner should get to know a couple personally.
- The wedding coordinator should ask detailed questions about the wedding type you want, the date and location for the event, how many guests will attend the venue, the budget per person, the things you don’t want for the wedding, etc.
- He/she should offer additional services that are not only wedding day coordination but managing budget, vendors, venues. etc.
- The wedding “manager” should provide potential clients with testimonials from weddings his/her company has already planned and a sample budget.
How to Find a Right Wedding Company
When you choose a wedding company:
- Consider companies that have physical offices. Check out them for a wedding planning certificate (it is given by the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners which is a professional organization for trained or certified wedding planners). View their portfolios.
- Check the vendors’ rating and read reviews on review platforms like PissedConsumer.com, BBB, Yelp etc.
- Ask whether the deposits are refundable and what the terms are.
- Pay by credit card with anti-fraud protection or use PayPal. This can help resolve any dispute easier.
- Check a company with Check the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's website for a list of all accredited local chambers, the Federal Trade Commission, FBI to make sure that the business is legitimate.