Hire a planner.
Even if you don’t think you can afford one, the truth of the matter is that there is bound to be some space in your wedding budget for a planner one way or the other. It tends to take up a lot of hard work and a lot of contacts to properly plan a wedding out and this is the kind of thing that you ought to prepare for while you are at it. A wedding planner can really shorten the task list for you as they tend to do most, if not all of the prep work leading up to the day of the wedding and that is something that can really turn out to help put your mind at ease one way or the other. Without a planner, you are going to need to research everything down to the very last detail and this can turn out to be a bit more time consuming than you would probably expect. A wedding planner has page after page of contacts that he or she can easily tap into with just a few quick punches on his or her phone. You might even get some pretty great discounts from a wedding planner if he or she marks the deals out with you at some point or so.
Reserve the dates and venues.
In order for the wedding to work out for you perfectly and smoothly, you need to know what the date will be early on. As soon as you get engaged, make sure that the first thing that you work on is being able to establish a wedding date so that you can work on the wedding altogether. Without a date, you don’t really have much to work with. You need to understand the fact that most of the wedding vendors that you try to transact with will ask you first and foremost about the wedding date. You need to understand that this is one of the most important things that you need to take into account which is why you ought to really focus on establishing that date. As soon as you have a date, the next thing for you to try to work on is the wedding venue. Most of the popular wedding venues are actually fully booked and are usually way too in demand which is why you need to think ahead of time every step of the way whenever you can. The same thing goes with the thought of booking a Bristol wedding photographer. You will have a need for one so start booking early as much as you can.
Book your officiant.
A wedding is not a wedding until it is something that is legal and binding. Without an officiant, you wouldn’t be able to successfully and officially get on with the wedding.
Research about wedding vendors. The more you know about portfolios and transactions with vendors such as caterers, florists, a Bristol wedding photographer, and so on and so forth, the better your wedding planning will turn out to be.