Essential Checklists

Arm yourself with these useful questions when chatting to your wedding suppliers:

Caterer

  • What style of food do you offer?
  • Do you have set menus or could you prepare something special for me?
  • Have you catered at my chosen venue before?
  • Are you able to provide alcohol? If so, do you charge corkage?
  • Are you able to supply waiting staff?
  • Do you also offer hire of furniture, linen, china, cutlery and glassware?
  • Do you charge for a menu tasting?
  • Can you cater for guests with dietary requirements such as nut allergies?

Checklist Wedding Suppliers, Mallorca Spain

Cake designer

  • Can I see examples of your work?
  • What do you specialise in?
  • What fillings do you offer? Is it possible to have a tasting?
  • Is it possible to have different flavoured tiers?
  • Do you have a minimum spend?
  • Will you deliver and set up the cake? How much will you charge for this?
  • Can you cater for guests with dietary requirements such as nut allergies?

Dress

  • Can I book an appointment to try on dresses?
  • Will you charge for this appointment?
  • Is there a maximum number of dresses I can try on?
  • How long in advance should I be making my initial appointment?
  • What do you charge for alterations?
  • Do you also supply accessories, shoes, veils and tiaras?
  • How many fittings will I need?
  • Should I collect my dress when it’s ready or are you able to deliver it?
  • Can you recommend a dry cleaning service?

Venue

  • Are you available on my chosen date?
  • How long will it take to drive here from my ceremony venue?
  • Are you licensed for civil ceremonies (if required)?
  • Do you have any recommended suppliers?
  • Do you insist that we use your recommended suppliers?
  • Do your charges include VAT and services?
  • Do you have any restrictions on candles, red wine, live bands or dancing?
  • Is it possible to arrange a late bar?
  • Do you provide overnight accommodation? (If not, is there accommodation nearby?)
  • Will you offer a discount on accommodation?

Photographer

  • Can I see examples of your work?
  • Do you offer various packages? Is it possible to have a bespoke package?
  • Have you worked at my chosen venue before? If not, will you visit before the wedding?
  • What style of photography do you specialise in?
  • Do you shoot on film or digitally?
  • How does your fee structure work?
  • Will there be a gallery of our photographs online?
  • Will guests be able to order images online?
  • Is it possible to receive a CD of my photographs after the wedding? Do you charge extra for this?

Entertainment

  • Do you have a large playlist? Can I send you a list of songs that I like?
  • How long will you play?
  • Will you have recorded music or a DJ between sets? (band)
  • Are you able to play our chosen first dance song? (band)
  • Can we see you in action before our wedding day?
  • What will you require in terms of refreshments and an area to get changed?
  • What do you require in terms of power and other technical aspects?

Florist

  • Can I see examples of your work and testimonials from other couples?
  • Have you worked at my venue before? If not, will you do a site visit beforehand?
  • Are you the recommended florist of any venues?
  • Will you personally be doing my flowers or will it be someone else in your team?
  • Can you tell me what flowers are in season when I get married?
  • Are you able to turn my ideas in to reality based on my budget?
  • Can you provide a good selection of vases, canelabra’s, votives etc?
  • How long will you need to set up?

 

 

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