“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
― Lao Tzu
Planning a destination wedding is no easy task. Let’s start off this blog by congratulating you and your significant other for having the courage to take on planning a destination wedding. Once you have decided on saying “I do” in a foreign land the planning can seem a bit overwhelming.
We all want the Pinterest perfect wedding- but how can you achieve your dream wedding in a different country?
There are many things to take into consideration when planning a destination wedding: cultural differences, legalities of the wedding, different cuisine, prices, traditions…
The best way to overcome these obstacles?
Hire a local wedding planner from your destination to help you plan your wedding.
- Less Stress
According to an article by USA Today around 96% of engaged couples feel stressed about planning a wedding. 40% of these couples rated their stress level as “very stressed” or “extremely stressed”. Hiring a wedding planner can help alleviate a large amount of the stress associated with your wedding. A local planner knows the wedding market in your destination and will negotiate prices and details with local wedding vendors on your behalf.
(No need to worry about language barriers)
Stress is a huge obstacle when planning a wedding- especially a destination wedding.
Here is a summary of the findings from a recent study conducted by Zola published on Business Insider. The study was conducted on 500 engaged or recently married couples about what exactly makes the wedding planning process so stressful.
- You Are Less Likely To Overlook Little Details
When planning a wedding there are small details that most couples can miss without the help of a professional. A schedule for the day of the ceremony for example is something that can make a world of difference on your wedding day. You and your S.O. will be bustling around all morning trying to get ready for the ceremony- but while you’re prepping with your bridal party who will be overseeing decorations? Testing the audio? Speaking with all of the wedding vendors?
The world famous National Wedding Show blog states that, “Wedding Planners are all about perfection. It takes a long time and a lot of hard work to organise the perfect wedding and we think of all the extra little details that usually get overlooked. We bring couples ideas to life, we make the impossible possible and we don’t even break a sweat!”
Good luck to all the couples out there planning a destination wedding! Happy Planning