Dear Bride and Groom to be,
France is a popular destination to get married, and if you plan your wedding abroad, you’ll find lot of wedding planning services.
What are the essentials things to know before booking a wedding planner in France ? We give you some tips for !
1. Wedding Style
In first and before booking a wedding planner in France, you need to define the atmosphere you want for your wedding. When you’ll sort out some ideas, you’ll look for the wedding planner who is able to provide the wedding style you want. Intimate, Sophisticated, Atypical, French proposes a large choice of landscape and possibility.
I’m now able to plan sophisticated and formal wedding in a Chateau, but as well a boho and intimated reception on a Mas.
2.What packages are proposed ?
If you plan your wedding abroad, a package need to be propose for your case.
Indeed, your experience with your wedding planner will be differents, and need to be adapted to the hour lag and distance. During our first meeting, check with the planner what tools she uses, what are her availability..
In general wedding planner in France propose a full or partial wedding planning service, bespoked or not.
In the first case, which it’s mine, you choose all the elements of your wedding : vendors, scenography.. And it’s supposed implication, decisions from you, guided by the consulting of the wedding planner.
In the second package, to my mind, it works as a travel agent and propose a package including all the costs and all the vendors and elements and the planner is your unique interlocutor.
3. What about the training ?
Wedding planner in France isn’t not an official jobs with specific reglementation as lawyer for exemple. Any wedding planner have the power to do your formalities (but we help you with consulting !) and any diploma is official.
As wedding planner in Montpellier since 2015, I’m a member of the which is working to give to the wedding planner a legal framework, and provide the best experience for the bride and groom to be.
Moreover, any official diploma exists at this stage to become wedding planner. Even if make a training seems essential, keep in mind your wedding planner can be totally freelance. Personally, I choose a training in 2014 and regularly, I follow master class.
4. Experiences for planning a wedding in France
The first thing you’ll probably looking for on a wedding planner website would be the reviews and testimonials. Indeed, it’s a guarantee of a good customer satisfaction. In this way, a website page can be a good source, but as well the social medias and referral websites.
Real Bride and Groom speak about their experience and the qualities of the wedding planner. Be sure all is clear and corresponds to you !
I choose a specialization and propose only wedding planning on my area because it’s the area I know better over the world. In this way, I know all the treasures and constraintes and I can advice you confidently.
Concerning me, Bride and Groom speaks in particular about my kindness, availibility, and capacity of listening. Then, the quality of the vendors I introduced them. Feel free to read my wedding planner in France reviews there !
5. Quote and Insurance
As a wedding planner company in the South of France, I have an insurance to protect me and the Bride and Groom while all the preparatives and on the DDay.
All the legal terms are explained on the quote of your wedding planner. French laws are complicated but need to be explained by your planner. Means and dates of payments, obligations, cancellation etc.. The first advice is to read and check all this points with your planner.
Beware about low cost service, which probably hide suprises !
Hope you’re now ready to find your perfect planner and booking a wedding planner in France !
If you want to get in touch, please use my contact page !