The host has to make up his mind regarding the place where he intends the party to take place. If the budget is substantial, then no time should be wasted in booking a resort or hotel and these private vendors will help the host lessen up his or her work. In this regard, the leading vendors of the town should be contacted and the host has to choose among them, according to the quotations the vendors have given. If the vendor provides the food on the day of party, it will add to the expense. After estimating the price that a vendor demands for the place, a host should decide whether he should handle the food by himself or get a caterer. As the list of options increase, the checklist also increases in length, as the host should be trying out every possibility. For future correspondence with private vendors or caterers, new columns can be added for their contact details and other important information.
For the most parts, the main details such as the reservations of the venue for the ceremony [church or chapel or a particular venue] and reception, wedding gown and accessories [includes motif, design, where to buy, etc.], catering, budgeting, guest list, invitations, flowers, entourage, bridal car and salon services are always on the top of the list. Minor details such as wedding registry, gifts for the groomsmen and bridesmaids, name cards for the tables, wedding favors, thank you cards and many other small details come next. It is easier to have a wedding planning checklist because you\'ll be able to track everything, check which is missing from the list and forecast your budget. A wedding is huge investment and every penny counts, so a checklist also provides you a clear picture of how much you will need, how much you can save and how much you need to add if you were able to save for the honeymoon.