It is better to start planning a wedding six months before the occasion. In this case you may avoid hurry and disappointment because best photographers and toastmasters are occupied.
As soon as you decided to celebrate a wedding, you should start saving money if you don’t have the necessary sum.
You should think on what the marriage registration ceremony will be like. Besides the registry office, there is also onsite registration.
Onsite registration may be:
— in a restaurant;
— thematic (in any other place interesting for you).
Consider that onsite ceremony costs more.
If you want a cost-effective wedding, you may reduce such items of expenses:
It’s necessary to define the ceremonial date in advance.
Applications to registry office are accepted at least a month before, not more than 2 months before the wedding.
Documents for application to the registry office:
Think about the style of the wedding.
It may be a classical wedding or a thematic one: retro-wedding, “Rock`n`Roll” style wedding, nobleman wedding, wedding “Viennese Ball”, “Disco” style wedding, “Venice carnival” wedding, “Country” wedding or any other. Often newlyweds celebrate wedding inspired by their profession and hobbies. For example, a stewardess may celebrate her wedding in a plane. Here it depends on your fantasy and possibilities.
Wedding style is defined by such items:
You should start looking for a photograph and videographer right now, it is especially actual for regions with lack of professionals.
Discuss with your videographer the possibility to make a Love Story and the time for it (usually 1-2 months before the wedding).
Think about a place for the guests to go after registration in the office:
Discuss with your photographer the places (locations) and photo-set time.
3 options are available here:
Book cars for the cortege
Hold bachelor and bachelorette party