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How Much Does a Wedding Planner Cost?

If you have started planning your wedding you probably know by now that wedding planning is no easy task. It’s easy to be stressed with all your wedding plans so you may want to consider getting a wedding planner. Continue reading to find out how much this would cost and additional information.

Hiring a wedding planner all depends on the services they are offering. There are several kinds of planners. Most only specialize in one thing such as full-service planners, month-of, or day-of only planners. Surveys show that most couples end up spending between 1,000 and 2,500 on a wedding planner.

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Wedding Planner Cost FAQs

How much does a day of wedding planner cost?

An average day of wedding planner would cost around $600. This would all depend on the planner’s own pricing and duties assigned. Other tasks would have to be personalized to your specific needs and what the planner would be willing to do.

When do wedding planners get paid?

The answer to this question really all depends on the wedding planner themselves. They may ask to be paid a deposit at booking time with the remaining to be paid by or shortly after the wedding date.

Is a wedding planner worth the money?

In order for you to find out if hiring a wedding planner is worth it, you will need to add up the money and time that it would take for you to do it yourself. Sometimes the amount of stress it adds on a person is more than what they can take. In this case, it would probably be worth it to hire a wedding planner.

When should I book my wedding planner?

If you want a full-service planner you will want to contact your planner several months ahead of time. If you want a day-of wedding planner you can wait till about 6-8 weeks before your wedding.

Continue reading to find out more specific information on hiring a wedding planner for your wedding.

How Much Does a Day of Wedding Planner Cost?

Day of wedding planners are perfect for those who need a little extra help in organizing and making sure everything is in place for your special day. Day of wedding planners would make sure the decor, food, and flowers would be at the location and in their places.

Other tasks would have to be personalized to your specific needs and what the planner would be willing to do. An average day of wedding planner would cost around $600. This would all depend on the planner’s own pricing and duties assigned.

A day-of coordinator would also manage the detailed services of the wedding venue on the day of your wedding. They would also deal with any difficulties or issues that would happen so you can focus on your wedding day.

When Do Wedding Planners Get Paid?

The answer to this question really all depends on the wedding planner themselves. They may ask to be paid a deposit at booking time with the remaining to be paid by or shortly after the wedding date.

A wedding planner’s rates will all depend on what services they provide. A full wedding planner may ask for a part of they’re money paid before the scheduled time. A day-of wedding planner will most likely get paid after the event is over.

Is a Wedding Planner Worth The Money?

A wedding planner is usually an additional cost to your budget. It all depends on the wedding planner’s rates but usually, it isn’t cheap. Planners must use the time to figure out how much they are going to ask and depending on what you need it could need a lot of time and attention.

In order for you to find out if hiring a wedding planner is worth it, you will need to add up the money and time that it would take for you to do it yourself. Sometimes the amount of stress it adds on a person is more than what they can take. In this case, it would probably be worth it to hire a wedding planner.

Most wedding planners are a huge help in making your wedding go just right. If you hire a wedding planner with a lot of experience then they should be able to handle the amount of business and stress that comes with planning a wedding. They should also be able to help you keep a firm budget that will fit your wedding needs.

When to Book Wedding Planner

Booking your wedding planner all depends on what services you desire for your wedding. If you want a full-service planner you will want to contact your planner several months ahead of time. If you want a day-of wedding planner you can wait till about 6-8 weeks before your wedding.

Depending on their schedule it may be hard to get booked with your planner. If you are planning on getting engaged then it would be ideal to do some research on your planner so that as soon as you are engaged you can get booked.

Share your best wedding planner tips and experiences in the comments!

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Hi, I’m Kristin. While I haven’t found my Prince Charming yet, I’ve been dreaming of getting married for a long long time. I started this site as a place to record all the things I’ve found and researched in preparation for my own wedding someday. I can’t wait to share it all with you!

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