The ultimate 12 month wedding planner by High Flying Helicopter

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Planning a wedding is a great achievement in itself, especially when your guests come up to you and tell you how much fun they had and what an amazing day your wedding was. Everything will work out fine if you spend some time thinking everything through before you start to get bogged down in all the practical sides of wedding planning.

Here are some top tips for wedding planning.

Do the fundamental things first. Set the date, and fix the budget! Discuss who is going to pay for your wedding and how. Decide how much you want to spend and then apportion the budget according to your PRIORITIES. That way you will be sure you spend your money on what you really want, remember it’s your money and you can spend it how you like.

Take out wedding insurance. Weddings are very expensive and it is always a good idea to insure against situations like a disaster with photography or illness. Always read the small print on what is actually covered before you buy any.

Decide on your guest list and choose the wedding venue. The biggest cost undoubtedly is the reception and the number of guests you invite impacts on this. Choose wisely 45 – 50% of your budget gets taken up here.

Decide on a church or civil service. Book a date at the church or with the registrar. (Don’t book your venue until you are sure the officiant is available.)

Book a photographer, the good ones get booked really early. Photographs are so important, apart from memories, these are the story of your day. They are also one of the top three things in your budget, the other being the dress, the venue and reception.

Sweat the small details later, that way you will have plenty of time to spend on the more fun aspects of wedding planning.

Bite-sized chunks are the way to attack wedding planning. Put three or four things that you need to do on a list. Keeping your list short and updated will focus your attention. File all paperwork together.

Surviving wedding planning. Weddings can become all-consuming. Take time out with your fiancé. Plan one evening a week where you spend time together and don’t mention the “W” word.

Stay organised. Being organised is the key to wedding planning. Keep all paperwork in one place. Note all suppliers contact details and keep them to hand. Be disciplined right from the start, it will pay off as you accumulate more suppliers. Having them to hand will reduce the stress when you need to contact them.

Follow these simple steps for wedding planning and you will be well on your way to planning your perfect day.

Need even more wedding planning advice? Check out this super helpful wedding 12 month wedding planning infographic from High Flying Helicopters.


About High Flying Helicopter

People have always yearned to fly. It’s one of the most common superpowers we wish for as children. Yet, when it comes to air travel, most of us are limited by flight times, legroom, and, if lucky, a quick view of the scenery before the plane soars through the clouds.

At High Flying Helicopter, we’re creating a new way to travel and experience fight, one that’s defined by luxury, comfort, and flexibility around your needs. You’ll experience VIP service for whatever your goals might be, whether to see London’s most idyllic landmarks from the sky or travel via private charter to a wedding or special event.

Weddings — From ensuring the bride or groom makes a grand entrance to providing transport to the airport for the newlyweds, its experienced team can provide Wedding Helicopter Flights for all aspects of the day.

Proposal Experiences — High Flying Helicopter offers a range of Proposal Experiences for varying budgets, that can be tailored to achieve your could nine proposal. You could select one of their helicopter tours over the capital, taking in London’s famous landmarks and flying over a personalised “will you marry
me” banner.

Make the experience extra special, and surprise your loved one with a helicopter ride with an indulgent spa day or romantic vineyard tour and wine tasting. If you really want to surprise your loved one there is no finer option than High Flying Helicopter’s Paris Proposal, which includes a return helicopter trip to the French capital, a personalised “will you marry me” banner plus lunch/brunch at a Michelin star restaurant.

Create Your Own Experience — No matter your needs, High Flying Helicopter will work with you to provide exceptional service and make your dreams a reality.

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