Number of guests to be invited will influence the type of wedding site (church, synagogue, hotel, club, home) Location of reception venue _ church hall, hotel, club, home, banquet hall Bridal attire _ what will the bride wear Food and beverages _ what kind of food and beverage will be served and how will they be servedFlowers _ how many flowers and what kinds of flowers
Photographs _ which professional company are you going to choose Music _ DJ Entertainment or live music, what about lighting design Rentals _ Would you like a photo booth rental at your reception Transportation _ a limousine, a luxury rental car, friend's new car, or family car _ The cost breakdown should be flexible enough to allow for minor changes. It is better to account for changes than wait until the last minute. However, some budgets have the freedom to move around for last minute budgeting. Most vendors understand this, and will give you the option to upgrade or add on a service a month before the wedding. Reputable services require a 50% non_refundable retainer payment in order to reserve your date. Typically, any outstanding balances will be due 2 weeks prior to your big day.