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6 Questions Every Bride Should Ask Your Wedding Planner

Updated: Dec 21, 2020

Your wedding will be one of the most important days of your life. That's why most choose to hire a professional wedding planner to help with the wedding planning process. When you hire a professional wedding planner, don't be shy about asking questions. We've compiled a list of 6 Questions Every Bride Should Ask Your Wedding Planner.

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1. Are You Available On My Wedding Date?

The first thing on our list of 6 Questions Every Bride Should Ask Your Wedding Planner is to find out if the wedding planner is available on the wedding date that you've chosen especially if you have your heart set on hiring a particular wedding planner. However, if your wedding date is flexible, ask the planner for other options that you may consider.

2. What Is The Scope of Your Services?

Knowing whether the wedding planner offers full wedding planning services, month-of coordination, or a' la carte' service is also on our 6 Questions Every Bride Should Ask Your Wedding Planner. Some websites aren't clear as to the scope of services that a wedding planner may have. Also, you may have seen a service listed elsewhere and would like to know if your wedding planner offers the same services or something similar. Be sure to get clarity as to the scope of service that your wedding planner provides.

3. Can You Work Within My Financial Comfort Zone?

One of the hardest conversations to have usually involves money. However, knowing what your financial comfort zone is and communicating that to your wedding planner is very important. This should be discussed at the very beginning if you should consider hiring a professional wedding planner and to be sure that the wedding planner is able to work with you.

4. Will You Help Me in Choosing Other Vendors?

A lot of couples aren't sure where to turn to get help in selecting different vendors such as wedding photographers, florists, etc. for their wedding. A professional wedding planner can assist you in choosing other vendors for your wedding and the good part about it is it's probably someone that the wedding planner has worked with in the past.

5. What Happens if You Are Not Able to Be On-site The Day of My Wedding?

Let's face it, in life, there are unforeseen circumstances that may come up that are beyond our control. However, a very important question to ask your wedding planner on our list of 6 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Planner is what happens if you are unable to be present on my wedding day. Knowing who will take care of things if your wedding planner falls ill or some emergency happens will help to put your mind at ease. Be sure that your wedding planner provides you all of the information you would need about the planner that will be filling in.

6. Will You Handle Contracts, Payments, and Other Professional Services?

Knowing exactly what your wedding planner is going to take care of is crucial when planning your wedding especially when it comes to contracts, payments to other vendors, and other professional services such as transportation, etc. Some wedding planners may have you write out the checks to the vendors and keep track of your receipts while others may require you to make a lump-sum payment and take care of paying the vendors for you. Asking this pertinent question can eliminate any confusion on who is to take care of what.

If you would like to learn more about 6 Questions Every Bride Should Ask Your Wedding Planner, contact us to speak to one of our wedding planners.


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