At Luv Bridal, we understand how essential it is to have the perfect place to have your wedding at. After all, it is one of the most important days of your life, meaning that it should also necessitate the perfect location. There are many different ways to figure out which location is best, but we have a specific method that we'd like to share with you in this post.

Believe it or not, there are some general tips you can keep in mind when deciding where you should have your special ceremony. In this post, we're going to take you through some of them so you're fully prepared when the time comes to decide!

10. Talk to Your Partner

When deciding which spot is best for your wedding ceremony, it's best to speak with your partner before beginning the decision-making process. This is because you'll want to be on the same page as each other—you're both involved in the decision-making process, so it's important to keep that in mind. This might seem like a no-brainer to include on a list such as this one, but you'd be surprised at how many people go in with their idea first. Your partner might also have some great ideas for where to have the ceremony! It's a collaborative process, so embrace that!

9. Review Any Religious Requirements

Even though you and your partner may not be thinking about religion playing a huge role in the ceremony, certain family members might. To ensure that you're being respectful and inclusive of both of your families, it's best to check in to make sure that the venue you're choosing is suitable for the occasion.

8. Do What You Want to Do

It can be very easy to be influenced by outside sources, especially in our internet age. With the amount of weddings you'll find on social media, it can be easy to let yourself think that you want the same exact wedding as something you saw online. It doesn't hurt to get inspiration from certain places, but be sure to be conscious of when it gets out of hand before you're suddenly planning a wedding you didn't want in the first place. Don't go somewhere that you don't actually want to go to, and don't consider how it will look on social media—this is an important time for you!

7. Look Into Wedding Packages

If you're planning a wedding, there's a good chance that you'll have to be taking care of many different aspects of the celebration. For some people, booking a wedding package can actually save you a lot of time and money along the way, as you won't have to manage as much of the process yourself. While this shouldn't determine the specific location you go to, don't be afraid to do some research to see if any nearby places offer packages in the general location/city/town you want to celebrate at! For example, if you want to go to the Caribbean, looking at this Hilton website wouldn't hurt.

6. Figure Out Your Guest List

Before you look for a venue, it's really important to make sure you have your guest list estimated. You don't have to have it finalized, but having a rough estimate of how many people you want to come to your wedding allows you to narrow down your search, as certain venues will only allow for a certain amount of people.

5. Stay Within Budget!

It should go without saying that it's quite easy to lose track of your budget. By beginning your search to be only within your budget, you can make sure that you don't get distracted at any point in the process.

4. Find Venues That Are Available

It can be fun to look up venues and plan everything out in theory, but a venue isn't really a possibility until you confirm that it is available when you need it to be. Prevent any confusion by making sure the venues you're reaching out to are available during your desired time period before putting them on a tentative list!

3. If the Venue is Important, Search Around Its Availability

On the other hand, there might be a venue that you need to have the ceremony at that has suddenly become unavailable on your desired dates. Don't panic! If the venue is that important to you, you should seriously consider rescheduling to make sure that you're able to have your wedding there. You certainly don't want to spend one of the happiest days of your life worrying about what could have been!

2. Know the Surrounding Area

No matter where you want to have your wedding, you need to make sure that the surrounding area is a comfortable place for people to visit. Be sure there are places people can stay, caterers that can accommodate, and other things you might need at the ceremony.

1. Find Somewhere Significant

Anyone can go to a luxurious resort and splurge on a lavish ceremony, but finding a place that is significant to the both of you can't be replicated by anyone else. This is why it's important to find a place that means something, because that is an idea unique to only you. For example, if you and your spouse knew each other since you were children, maybe having the wedding at a park in your hometown is a great option!


 

Published by Peter Garlow