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Do you have an idea of the  perfect venue to get married in or are you still trying to decide? Whatever stage you’re at, we have put together an easy to follow guide to picking the perfect wedding venue that reflects you as a couple.

 Create a list of what you want as a couple

Whether your partner is female or male they definitely know what type of wedding they would like, In some cases you might even be shocked at the level of detail they will go into telling you about it!

So it is important you both write out a list of what you definitely want for your big day, from wedding venues you like to the types of food you’d want on the menu.

Compare lists and see what you both agree on, If you both disagree on something then you must find a compromise.

 Know your date

If you have a specific date for your wedding in mind, it could take some time to find venues that can accommodate you on that date.

If you’re flexible with dates, you might find your venue much quicker. If your dream venue isn’t available on your date, consider scheduling it for an off-peak time like November, the start of December or February.

There’ll be less competition for venues and you will find the prices will be cheaper for that time of the year. You can also consider a midweek wedding but you have to bare in mind that some guests may not be able to attend.

 How many guests do you want at your wedding?

Before you go viewing wedding venues, It is crucial you have a number in your head of how many guests you would like at your wedding,

Go ahead and write out a list of how many people you absolutely must invite – Both your families, their partners and your friends.

Once you have a number in your head you are ready to start looking at some wedding Venues!

 Deciding on your perfect wedding package

Once you have viewed a few wedding venues and have an idea of what hotel you would like to host your special day, the next step is working out which wedding package the hotel offers are perfect for you.

Most hotels will offer pre-set packages with varying price ranges, It’s important to look through them all with a fine comb because they are usually very good value for money.

Like with any pre-set package it is normal that you might want to change a thing or two, so don’t be afraid to ask if this is possible.

 Ask the Hotel Wedding Co-ordinator questions!

Most hotels will have a wedding co-ordinator working in the hotel that will help make your vision of a dream day a reality.

Don’t be afraid to ask them as many questions as you like, No question is stupid and trust me they will of heard virtually every question possible if they are in their role for a long period of time so they will be able to answer all your questions with relative ease.

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