Questions to Ask Your Destination Wedding Vendors

Bride and groom's bare feet on beach after weddingWith so many details to consider, from seating arrangements to guest favors, wedding planning can be challenging, especially from a distance. If you plan to have a destination wedding in Destin, or anywhere that you can’t be on hand to make sure things go smoothly, there are some challenges that don’t come with normal wedding planning.

For a stress-free destination wedding that includes everything you dreamed of, we have a list of questions to ask vendors before choosing them to become part of the big day.

(See Related: Dreams Become Reality at Destin’s Most Romantic Venues)

Can you work with our budget?

If a vendor only works with low or high budgets, it might be more challenging to stick to the amount you and your fiancee agreed upon.

How do you communicate with clients who live away from the Gulf Coast?

A regular branch of communication, whether phone calls or emails, can lessen stress and make you feel more involved from a distance.

beach wedding setup on sandDo you specialize in a certain wedding style?

If you find a vendor who specializes in indoor chic weddings, then your outdoor relaxed seaside dreams might not mesh well with their decor or vendors.

How many weddings do you organize in one weekend or week?

Knowing this will allow couples to know how much time they and their guests have in the venue and will make creating a schedule of the day easier to prepare.

What services do you offer?

If there are things the couple wants that the vendors and venue can’t offer, you might consider looking elsewhere.

How many weddings have you coordinated?

Experience will tell you a lot about a professional. Ask to see photos if they’re available as well.

If you’d like to have a destination wedding in Destin, the Henderson Park Inn is more than an all-inclusive resort inn on the Gulf Coast. We arrange spectacular weddings for couples who want stunning views of sand and water. Call our event staff at (850) 424-7648. They’ll be able to schedule a venue tour and answer all your questions about seating, packages and chosen vendors.

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