Is a Flexible Wedding Package right for you?

Wedding table at wedding reception with name cardAre you getting married soon? Perhaps you are looking at different wedding packages, reception venues, and all of the ins and outs of a wedding so you can plan the perfect day.

If you are considering a wedding package, it is best to evaluate how flexible the package is. If it is a flexible wedding package, you will be able to customize it to fit your unique tastes. Can you choose your reception venue? Do you have to use their photographer or videographer? Can you include wedding invitations in the package? How many choices do you have when it comes to the dinner menu?

These are just some of the questions you want to ask yourself so you can have the perfect day for the price you want to pay.

If a flexible wedding package is what you are looking for, then you may be in business. From there, there are some things that you need to consider.

What to Consider when Choosing a Wedding Package

There are some things for you to consider when choosing a wedding package. The first is how many guests you are going to have. This is something that you are going to have to know because many package prices are based on the number of guests that will be present at the wedding and the reception.

You may have a good idea how many guests you are going to have, but it is more or less always a guess based on how many people you are going to invite. You know that not everyone will show up, but you also have to consider that some will bring dates. This is where the RSVP can come in very useful. However, you want to ensure you get your invitations out in enough time so you have an accurate head count for the big day.

As for a flexible wedding package, you will want to take into consideration what you want and what you don’t want. Do you have your own photographer? Your own videographer? If that’s the case, then you won’t want to necessarily opt into the photography or videography option that could be a part of the package. Depending on the cost of your own videographer and/or photographer, you could save money in this way.

That now brings us to budget.

You do have to consider your budget. If it is tight, then there may be some things that will have to go in order to accommodate the things that you want to stay. Nonetheless, you can get creative. That is the beauty of the flexible wedding package. Also consider the cost of your reception venue if it is not included in the package. However, a package with the reception venue included in it is going to give you a better idea of what you have to work with.

Benefits of a Flexible Wedding Package

Here are the benefits of a flexible wedding package:

1.    You save time – Couples are typically very busy with work and other areas of life, so it can be difficult to browse. When you choose a package and you are presented with a set of options, it is easier choose and saves a great deal of time.
2.    Price flexibility – The flexible wedding package does give you some wiggle room when it comes to price. You can get rid of some things and keep others so you can keep the price of the package within your budget.
3.    It is typically coordinated by one person or a team – One of the great things about a flexible wedding package is that it is typically coordinated by one person or a team of people who are on the same page. This completely eliminates confusion. It also weeds out friends and family trying to plan your wedding together.
4.    You can enjoy your big day – When you do not have to worry about the logistics of the day, you can truly enjoy it. Sometimes brides and grooms get so tied up in what is happening around them that the day becomes a blur. You want to enjoy every bit of it.

So consider all of this when choosing your wedding package. Think about flexible wedding package options, reception venues, and the fact that you do not have to be doing the planning all by yourself.


If you are looking for a flexible wedding package, The Crystal room can help you. Call us to discuss your options at 508-478-7800 or fill out our contact form.