Three, six or twelve months, how long do you really need to plan your wedding?

If you have your heart set on getting married in the next 3, 6 or 12 months, but you’re worried about planning your dream day in such a short timeframe or the availability of venues and suppliers; don’t despair, there’s still plenty of time and options to choose from!

In this post covid world, we’re finding most couples are booking their wedding only 6 months or less in advance. There’s actually a lot of benefits to planning a wedding in a shorter time frame. If you were considering a wedding in 2023, here’s our advice:

1. Get your wedding venue locked in – we’re here to help!

Our team of wedding specialists are here to help you find the perfect Byron Bay venue by narrowing down all the options in the region to something that’s perfect for you and within your budget. Set up a quick 15-minute wedding consultation with our team and we can discuss what’s important to you and then advise the venues that would be perfect for your day. There’s plenty of options to choose from in the Byron region, and with your catering, styling and staffing looked after as part of our package, there’s less elements to worry about. 

2. Consider a week day or Sunday wedding

If you already have the perfect Byron Bay venue in mind but it’s not available on your desired date, consider a week day or Sunday wedding. Week day weddings come with their own benefits, and it generally means your guests will make a holiday out of the event. If your wedding happens to be on a Thursday, Friday or Sunday, your guests will tend to stick around for a long weekend, allowing more quality time together. Week day and Sunday weddings are usually more affordable too with cheaper venue hire, flights, car hire and accommodation options!

3. Guests are ready and waiting to celebrate

After two years of uncertainty, the common feedback we hear from couples and guests is how eager they are to come together and celebrate! Why wait when you can celebrate in just a few months time?

4. We’ll make the wedding planning process fun and easy

Planning can actually be a long, drawn out process. A short turnaround wedding focuses on what is important and it’s actually a much more enjoyable process. Your dedicated Byron Bay Wedding Planner will ensure you’re focusing on all the important elements that need to be decided on quickly. Our planners come with a wealth of experience and advice, so they’ll help you with any indecisiveness and keep you excited about the day ahead. Check out our planning process here. 

5. Don’t worry, you’ll still find the perfect wedding suppliers

The common misconception on planning a quick turnaround wedding is the issue of finding wedding suppliers. Byron Bay has an abundance of incredibly talented vendors. Our Wedding Directory is a shortlist of these suppliers to save you the legwork. We can almost guarantee you will find someone you love on the list of wedding professionals our planners will recommend to you. 

6. You can save on your wedding budget

Booking within a 6 month timeframe can sometimes save you money! Venues and suppliers love filling dates they may not otherwise fill due to the nature of wedding bookings which are generally 12 months in advance. This can give you room to negotiate your package options or price. Another way to save on your upcoming wedding is to beat the price rise. Most venues and suppliers put their price up every 6 to 12 months. 


Get in touch with our team today and we can start the process of planning your perfect Byron Bay Wedding. 

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