• Louise Remedios

BUDGETING MISTAKES TO AVOID DURING YOUR WEDDING PLANNING IN GOA

The glum bug at every destination wedding in Goa is budgeting. It’s an annoying chore that calls for great patience during wedding planning in Goa, but must be done. A lackadaisical attitude to finances can cost you a fortune at the end of the day, so it’s best to start early. An easy way out is to hire a good wedding planner in Goa to help you stick with your intended budget. We’ve got a few tips on mistakes to avoid.


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AVOIDING THE MONEY TALK

It’s not the most fun discussion to have with your spouse-to-be, but it should be a priority. Kickstart your wedding planning in Goa with a conversation about how much you can afford to pay, and who will be paying for what. If your parents insist on paying for some part of the celebrations, don’t go overboard with demands.


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Always remember that budgeting isn’t simply throwing a number out there. Create your estimates based on research. An insightful Goa wedding planner will be able to give you an excellent idea of costs as well as more affordable options if needed.


MARRIAGE REGISTRATION

If your destination wedding in Goa is to be registered in the state, you’ll need to plan the formalities in advance. No religious officiant will conduct the ceremony if the marriage has not been registered in time and you could lose money on postponements.


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IMPULSIVE DECISIONS

Wedding planning in Goa can get overwhelming,, and as the stress builds, you are likely to take impulsive decisions, if to just get them out of the way. Vendors can propose what makes them the most money; even if it fits your wedding theme, it may not be necessary or may be out of budget. Always commit after thorough consideration and only after understanding all hidden costs.


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BEING INFLEXIBLE

In the same vein, try to avoid being obstinate about minor details, such as the type of flower you want in your decor or a specific fish or vegetable in your menu. If these are not in season during your destination wedding in Goa, you will be paying premium price to ensure you have it.


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BOOKING ROOMS TOO LATE

As wedding venues in Goa go, five-star resorts could come up with excellent deals for stays. But you have to start shopping around early. With enough time, a good wedding planner in Goa can bulk book rooms for you as well as close family and friends at a far more affordable rate than a last-minute distress deal.


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NOT KEEPING TRACK OF EXPENSES

It’s one thing to set a budget, and quite another to stick to it during your wedding planning in Goa. Keep a list of every little expense towards your destination wedding in Goa - from clothes and accessories to hair pins and taxi rides. It’s easy to forget miscellaneous expenses so keep a worksheet or download a budgeting app that you can fill in as soon as a payment has been made.


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