Questions to ask when booking

Is the date we want for our wedding available? Does the price change based on the time of day or other variables?

How many weddings take place here in an average month? On a typical day?

Do you have on-site wedding coordinators? What does she do? Is there a fee for her services?

Can we count on assistance acquiring a marriage license?

How many different types of guest rooms do you have, and can we see one of each category?

What amenities does a bridal couple receive?

Can you accommodate all our guests on that date and the day(s) before and after? Is a group discount available?

If you don’t have enough rooms for our guests, where are the closest places they can stay?

What kind of wedding ceremony and reception packages are offered, what do they include, and how’re they priced?

Do you charge a facility-usage fee?

What are our options for ceremony and reception locations?

How far apart are the ceremony and reception spaces we prefer? If our ceremony and reception sites are beyond walking distance, what are the transportation options?

Can we use a caterer, florist, musicians, and officiant of our choice, or are we obligated to work with your vendors?

How are the spaces normally decorated? Are there particular themes available? What is the price range?

Do you have a curfew or volume restriction on music?

What types of activities can our guests participate in before and after the wedding?

Are children permitted at the resort? If so, what facilities exist for them?

Has the property been hit by bad weather recently and suffered any damages?

Are any renovations planned, and if so, will noise disturb the festivities?

Does the property carry liability insurance? Is it necessary for us to buy additional event insurance?

Who would be our primary contact person if we decide to book our wedding here? Can we meet with him before we go?

How much of a deposit is required, under what circumstances is it refundable, and when is the final payment due?

How soon should we plan on arriving before the wedding?

Getting direct answers that you’re comfortable with can confirm that you’ve come to the right place to hold your destination wedding.