Frequently Asked Questions
With several moving pieces in a wedding, you may quite many questions about where to begin or how to progress. In the meanwhile, we have answered a few of your questions related to wedding planning and management as well as our services.
“By the end of the wedding , I assure you they will become your family and will not even give you a single thing to complain about!” – Ankrish Bhayana
What can Vivaah Weddings do for me?
We assist families from beginning till end when it comes to weddings. Right from picking the ideal destination, identifying the suitable venues, consultation, planning, designing and coordinating all areas of the wedding are taken care by our professional team. With long standing experience, we have an edge when it comes to venue selection, wedding invites, decor, styling, travel arrangements, bridal care and much more. Our professional planners liaise with vendors from start to finish so you are relieved of the effort. Our level of involvement depends on how much you wish to delegate to us.
Does Vivaah Weddings only do Wedding Management?
We conceptualize, plan and manage all pre-wedding celebrations, wedding events as well as private events. With over a decade experience in Wedding planning and management, we assist families all over the world for their destination wedding requirements.
Does Vivaah Weddings provide services internationally?
Destination weddings are our specialty. Our services can be engaged globally. With a vast network of vendors internationally, we have successfully managed a large number of destination weddings in various cities around the world. We make sure that we are constantly in touch with you and your family to keep you updated on every detail and progress so we can deliver The Ultimate Wedding Experience!
Is it expensive to hire a wedding planner?
Many would believe so, but that indeed is not true. All our services are tailor-made to suit your needs and budgets. Due to our vast network of vendors, we enjoy preferential rates which we pass on to you so you can benefit from it. Your savings in terms of time, money and effort is all worth it when you decide to work with Vivaah.
What kind of weddings does Vivaah specialize in?
While we specialize in South Asian weddings, we have also planned and managed a large number of cross-cultural weddings across different nationalities and ethnicities. Hence, our knowledge and experience is not just limited to traditional South Asian Weddings. We think out of the box and have the expertise to explore various innovative concepts for your big day.
What does the minimum package start from?
Our services are customized to suit your preferences and requirements. Hence, our pricing depends on various factors. We charge a one-time professional fee for our services with no hidden or extra costs. Our prime focus is to deliver the Ultimate Wedding Experience keeping in view your budgets and expectations. Hence, you can be rest assured that your wedding arrangements shall be the best while leaving you with a lot saved in your pocket.
What if we have our own vendors, how can Vivaah Weddings assist?
You may have certain preferences on hiring a particular vendor and we are completely alright with that. We’ll be happy to co-ordinate with them and to manage them. Our professional team can liaise with your providers regularly, whether local or international, to keep track of progress for start to finish thereby relieving you of the effort and to ensure what has been agreed upon is delivered efficiently.
What if my wedding gets postponed/cancelled?
We understand that there may be situations that are beyond your control and you may want to postpone or cancel your celebration. We assist you in forming the right contracts from the early stages of the planning process to ensure that you are protected in case of a postponement or cancellation. In the case of an unforeseen situation where a wedding may need to be postponed or cancelled, we assist you with vendors flexibility and refunds where eligible.
When is an ideal time to engage a wedding planner’s service?
All good things take time and detailing. Since its your big day, you wouldn’t want it any less than perfect. We recommend engaging our wedding planning and management services minimum of 6-10 months before your set wedding dates. We follow a systematic approach to your big day using multiple tools and practices that ensures we are progressing effectively in the right direction.
What precautions is Vivaah taking in relation to the present health and safety challenges?
We at Vivaah Weddings have always maintained the highest standards in safety, health and hygiene. Even more so in present times. Our team members are certified in Health & Safety as well as COVID-19 Precautions and Guidelines certified. In addition to this, we ensure that our vendors follow best practices and comply with the international hygiene standards set out and defined by the local authorities as well as the World Health Organization (WHO).
How does the Force Majeure clause protect me?
If an Act of God (Force Majeure), such as a fire, flood, earthquake, pandemic or other natural calamity that shall cause you to cancel your event; we will assist you with flexibility and refunds with vendors as set out in the contracts. We ensure that your exit from contracts are as smooth and easy as possible.
Do you take on the liaison with our guests and RSVP management?
We love knowing your family and friends better. While most families choose to liaise with their guests themselves, we are happy to take this over from you as an additional service. Our dedicated team compiles guest information, follows up, seeks confirmation, notes special requests if any and does everything possible to ensure your guests have the most luxurious, stress free and comfortable experience at your wedding.
What if I want my wedding to be a private affair?
We do undertake a lot of high-profile celebrations where our clients choose to keep their events private. For this, we follow a set of protocols and carefully written out contracts that help protect our client’s privacy while maintaining the highest of safety and security for their high-profile guests.
Does Vivaah handle intimate weddings?
We believe that no celebration is small. You may choose to host an intimate wedding which is memorable for your close family and friends. We understand your requirements, budgets, preferences and limitations to provide you with best solutions for your big day. Our team’s approach is personalized and dedicated irrespective of the size of the wedding celebration.
Will Arun be a part of the planning and management of my wedding?
We still follow the wedding planning and management business purely out of their passion for creating unforgettable memories for the bride and groom as well as their guests. Our director, Arun Bablani is always involved in the wedding planning and management process from beginning to end. While a dedicated team looks after the day to day progress and reporting, the entire project is led by our director to ensure the personalized service that Vivaah Weddings is known for over a decade.
“Vivaah weddings is an epitome of creativity , professionalism, hospitality , punctuality. The word procrastination is not their dictionary” – Groove Dev