Common Location Questions:
- How do I find out about the wedding venue policies so they are not sprung on me at the last minute?
- Do I have to use the suppliers that have deals with my selected wedding venue?
- How do I coordinate transport for my guests from my ceremony to my wedding reception?
- What should I do if the weather doesn't cooperate on my wedding day?
- The venue I have chosen comes with a master of ceremonies, what does that role entail?
- If I'm having a destination wedding, what should I plan for my guests during my wedding weekend?
- I'm having a marquee wedding at my parents house, how do I find supplier for all the things that I will need?
- Am I expected to pay for my guests if I'm having a destination wedding?
- Am I required to give my guests flight information?
- Am I responsible for cleaning up afterwards?
1. How do I find out about the wedding venues policies so they are not sprung on me at the last minute?
- Ask the wedding venue to supply you with a list of do’s & don’ts however most venues will include most of their most stringent wedding policies in their wedding contract.
- This is not necessary but may however save you some money, it is imperative to meet with suppliers & ensure they know what your wedding style is & they can meet your exacting standards. It is after all your wedding day.
- This has become a bone of contention for many brides over the past number of years however is not a necessity on your wedding day. Your guests may prefer to have their own transport as they will need to return home from the wedding venue the day after your wedding.
- Make sure you have a contingency plan & use it. Even if you are holding the wedding indoors you must think about where you will take your wedding photographs. Think about buying some wedding umbrellas to have on standby. Maybe get some funky wellies & make the most of these in your wedding photographs.
- The master of ceremonies acts as the man behind the curtain at your wedding reception, ensuring timings are correct & your wedding guests are all being looked after. Should any issues arrive this person is your contact at the wedding venue.
6. If I’m having a destination wedding what should I plan for my wedding guests during my wedding weekend?
- This has become almost tradition over the past number of years in Ireland & a number of trends have arisen, Barbeques are popular over the summer months for the day following the wedding & many weddings which take place on December 30th are followed by a New Years Eve party. Golf & Pampering treats are also popular to ease any nerves & settle guests into a wonderful wedding weekend.
7: I’m having a marquee wedding at my parents house how do I find suppliers for all the things that I will need?
- A wedding planner or a professional in the wedding business will know their area well enough to know which suppliers are great to work with & which suppliers should be avoided, why not use our full wedding concierge service to take care of everything for you from wedding venues to wedding entertainment.
- No! you’re only expected to pay for the wedding dinner. It might be nice however to pay for accommodation for your wedding party.
- For destination weddings yes, it may actually be beneficial to you as many major airlines offer discounts. However if your wedding guests are flying in for your wedding in your home country it is not obligatory but often courtesy to give them flight & accommodation information.
- Always double & triple check with your wedding venue or church if you will need to hire a team to ensure the room has been returned to the way it was before your wedding day.