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Planning A Wedding? Don’t Believe These 3 Myths About Choosing A Venue

infographic: Brides and grooms look for wedding venues that fit their personality

It’s no secret that finding the perfect venue can be one of the most difficult aspects of coordinating a wedding. About 40% of brides and grooms-to-be are looking for unique wedding venues that better reflect their personality, and with that in mind, the searches often seem endless. And of course, all of the incorrect information circulating online only makes it harder to decipher myth from fact. Here are just a few common myths about choosing your wedding venue.

You should always expect to have to shell out extra money for decorations
This is certainly the case with some venues, but many venues these days are all about maximizing convenience for couples by offering all inclusive wedding packages. This ensures that all major aspects are fully taken care of, from catering to photography and decor. So there’s no need to go into any venue search expecting to have to spend extra money on additional services or materials. Until you read the venue’s contract, you won’t fully know what to expect.

It’s always necessary to choose your venue’s recommended suppliers for other wedding services
Many wedding venues and banquet halls in Miami will provide a list of recommended suppliers for services such as floral arrangements and entertainment. These are typically vendors that have experience working with that specific venue, and sometimes, there are some extra perks that come with choosing the venue’s vendor recommendations. But by no means are you limited to these suppliers. If you can find a better deal, don’t hesitate to forego the recommendations.

You can’t get the best price on a venue unless you book far enough in advance.
Finally, this myth may catch many couples off guard, but for the better. It’s entirely true that normally it’s a good idea to book your wedding reception site as soon as possible once you’re engaged — at least a year to nine months before the wedding is best. Of course, the operative word being ‘normally.’ But there are often significant savings that come with last-minute wedding plans, from venues, to catering, decor, and everything in between — that is, as long as you’re somewhat flexible on availability. This can be especially true if you’re planning a winter wedding when many venues are experiencing a slower season.

Ultimately, every couple should take the time they need to plan their wedding accordingly, and understanding the truth behind these myths is the key to finding your perfect venue. For more information about banquet halls in Miami, contact Renaissance Miami.