How to Save Money Planning a Destination Wedding
You may have this notion that planning a destination wedding is going to cost a fortune. It truly doesn’t. So, if you have your heart set on a destination wedding, we can help make that happen, even if you are considering a destination wedding on a budget. How? By providing these excellent tips on how you can save money planning a Destination Wedding! We can also answer any other questions, you may for us! Furthermore, let’s begin!
1. See the Distance Between You and Your Venue
If you have done some travelling in your life, you know that the further a place is, the more expensive it is to get there. Try making a wish list of the must-haves and items that you cannot live without at your wedding.
The chances are that Liz Moore Destination Weddings can find a destination to meet the criteria, that is closer than you think. Consequently, you would be surprised by how many locations can accommodate what you need for your dream wedding.
2. Try Not to Go During Peak Season, Find the Middle
Conversely, you might think that going in the offseason is the best choice for you if you want to save money. It’s true that the Summer months tend to be the cheapest. However, you can also do your best to find the sweet spot.
What that means is that Liz Moore Destination Weddings can do the research for you and find a time where the weather will be good, it won’t be too busy, and you can save some money. Another thing to keep in mind is that a weekday wedding tends to price lower than a weekend wedding.
3. Bring the Most Important Vendors, Have the Locals Take Care of the Rest
Notably, another thing that you should consider if you would like to save money planning a destination wedding, is doing the research to find local vendors instead. By all means, if you have someone that you couldn’t imagine taking your pictures, doing your makeup, or planning your wedding, we understand. It doesn’t hurt to do some digging around to see who is in your area. Don’t be afraid to ask your Destination Wedding specialist either.
4. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask!
Destination Wedding specialist’s put their heart and soul into making sure your wedding week is perfect. So, don’t be scared to ask questions! Moreover, you might think that asking too many questions can be bothersome, but you have to remember that this is your wedding and they are used to it.
Sometimes, deals and perks come up for properties that are new. Don’t hesitate to ask your travel agent if your group can take advantage of these. Maybe you want first class? Maybe you want the honeymoon suite? Ask us we are always here to assist!
5. All Inclusive or Non-Inclusive
Now, here at Liz Moore Destination Weddings, we love telling our clients about All Inclusive packed deals. You and your guests can save so much money with an all-inclusive package; you don’t have to worry about bringing a lot of extra money, and your guest won’t stress out about their spending while in a destination.
If you find a resort that you like that is non-inclusive, ask us for the all-inclusive alternate. We are very knowledgeable about properties in areas that may be very comparable to what you see at a not all-inclusive. Once again, if there is a way to incorporate everything that you want for your wedding, and save you some money, we are excited to do so.
6. Pick a Venue that is Already Beautiful
If you love unique décor and want your wedding to be surrounded by it, but you don’t have the money to spend to create it, let us help you find a resort that has built-in charm and style perfect for your dream wedding vision.
You would be surprised at how many options there is that meet your decor criteria. Consequently, it will save you money not having to hire your decorations or people to come in to decorate for you.
7. Finding a Group Saving
It’s true, the more people that you book, the more perks and bonus credit you will receive. Usually by the suppliers to help with your special wedding event.
You might think that trimming the wedding guest list is the best way to save money planning a destination wedding on a budget. However, if you are booking an all-inclusive package, you will save more money on the initial cost of more people booking in! So definitely consider that when you are creating your guest list!
Hopefully, these tips will help you save money when planning a destination wedding on a budget!
Paige MooreDirector of Communications for Liz Moore Destination Weddings. She enjoys writing about all things wedding, travel, and fashion. Notably, she has a BA in Communications and currently located in Sydney, Australia.