The most useful tool for a bride is a wedding checklist! Especially if you are planning a wedding abroad. Especially if you are marrying in Italy! So many beautiful venues and so many wedding details to be settled. We made a little checklist that we hope will be useful to all the future brides!
Things to do as soon as you say yes!
– Choose where you would like to get married and contact the relevant institutions to know what kind of papers and documents you need for marrying in Italy.
– Decide your budget!
Once you have an estimate of your wedding guests you can go ahead and choose your perfect wedding package or venue and contact them. Check out these amazing Tuscany wedding venues!
Make sure you have a valid passport and the needed visa if you come from a country that requires one.
– Get to know your contacts in the destination country: venue managers, wedding organizer..etcetera
– Start shopping for your wedding dress and try them on!
Think about your honeymoon. Do you want to have it in Italy as well? We think that’s a wonderful idea!
-Send the invitations as early as possible as some of your guests may want to arrange their summer holidays around your wedding.
Six months before
-RSVP will start coming around this time, be sure to make their attendance comfortable as well by providing them with airfares and accommodation info.
Four months before
-Shop for clothes, details, and accessories (think honeymoon as well!)
Two months before
-Triple-check the documentation you need by contacting the relevant authorities in Italy.
-Check tickets (and ticket dates!).
-Confirm total guest numbers with your venue.
-When marrying in Italy, book beauty treatments well in advance.
One month before
-Confirm with guests and wedding services.
Two weeks before
-Slowly begin the packing process, planning what will go in the suitcase.
The week before
-Hang your dress in a dress bag and have it ready.
-Packing should be finished.
The day before
-Check and confirm flights.
-Smile! You are about to get married!
Blanc Ricevimenti is available to help you with all these things and make your life 100% easier when planning your wedding in Italy!