Opting for a Location Wedding

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Think wedding and what comes to mind is a lot of love, laughter and happiness. A wedding is a joyous moment for the wedding couple and for friends and family. It is also the perfect time for friends to get-together and remember good times. An interesting wedding option is a location wedding where you and family can just get away from everyday life and be transported to a magical place for those few days. Location weddings require a scenic place, a place that is tranquil and fills the senses with beauty. In addition to wedding venue, you also want to have the right place to stay – a place that is as beautiful as the venue. Private Properties has been setting the industry standard for excellence in personalised short-stay holidays.

Some things to consider when searching for the location to host your wedding would be:

Amenites offered

Look for hidden costs on the amenities offered by the venue. You do not want a rude shock for you as well as your guests. It can be quite disappointing if basics are not covered in the mentioned costs and extras need to be paid .

Ease of Access

The location may be beautiful but if it is not easy to reach, it can leave the guests drained and tired and that may not be the best way to start the celebration. Check on driving distance,condition of roads, accessibility from the nearest airport etc. If there are any suggestions for the drive then it would be a good idea to put the same on the directions map, so that the guests have an idea where they can break journey or make small purchases, when driving to the location wedding.

Surrounding area

The venue is the most important, but it is also good check the surrounding area. Since you and your guests will be new to the location, it is a good idea to take a look around the surrounding area. For example a long drive to the destination wedding with nothing for miles may look breathtaking in the morning but may not be so appealing for those who drive in late to the wedding. Make sure the venue has enough signposts in place so that lost calls do not take up your precious time. 

Tips on Setting up a wedding venue

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Got a beautiful scenic location that needs looking after. Not sure what to do with a huge sprawling area? Think about setting up a place for hosting wedding and other entertainment events. Besides the decor and overall layout, there are some basic areas that need to be addressed before using a place as an entertainment unit. The first most important step is to hire a commercial lawyer, to guide you and take you on the right path. Steinepreis Paganin Commercial Lawyers  principally provide advice to companies seeking a listing, listed companies, large private companies, investment banks, broking houses, high net worth investors and private equity firms on their general corporate and commercial matters.

The second important ground to cover, is to have all the legal permits in place. When it comes to entertainment, you need legal permits for the bar and the food. This depends a lot on how your business is registered – a sole proprietorship or limited liability company. If operating as a consultant, a sole proprietor may be the way to go. You will need to apply for a apply for a sales tax permit and federal tax ID and need an insurance policy. A local liquor license is a must. You would also require special permits specifying the maximum legal capacity and the time of night when they venue must close. If you plan to open a full-service reception hall, a food handler’s permit is required to serve food. You can apply for this type of permit by contacting your local public health department.

Last but not the least, look for hiring a good landscape architect. The venue requires sound, lighting and security systems. Most events may take place outside. Your capacity to let out the space will depend a lot on the look as well as sound, lighting and security systems. Simple things like adding a dance floor, accessibility to washrooms close to the garden, handling external noises, as well as space to accommodate a childrens play area, are some of the simple things that need to be considered. An experienced landscape architect will be able to guide you with the layout and planning.