Proposal planning – should you hire a professional?

With the hiring of wedding planners particularly popular in recent years, it’s no surprise that people are enlisting the help of professionals in other areas when preparing for one of the biggest steps any couple can take.

It’s not just in the run up to the big day where expert help will come in handy. Planning the perfect proposal is now a breeze too.

Professional proposal planners are becoming big business, with a rising number of people using a planning specialist to tell their love story. Here we take a closer look at the reasons for and against using a professional proposal planner.

What exactly is a proposal planner?

Proposal planning companies are springing up across the globe. Their creative teams of wedding obsessed folk help people to negotiate the tricky minefield of marriage proposals to ask that very big question in the most magnificent way possible.

Using years of experience and lots of added sparkle, professional proposal planners are helping people dream bigger than ever before to achieve those iconic, beautiful, and 0memorable ‘yes’ moments.

Why should I use a proposal planner?

Using a proposal planner isn’t for everyone. As well as having the budget to enlist professional help in this department, many find it difficult to let go.

Most will encounter challenges when handing over the reins to an expert, particularly when it comes to a moment as personal as a marriage proposal.

Most planners help you get a lot of bang for your buck however, with the majority of proposal planning services now more affordable than ever. Each proposal is customised to you and your partner’s unique requirements.

Proposal planners tend to consult with their clients on several occasions before the big proposal takes place. During these consultations, planners will get to know you and your partner’s personalities and favourite things as well as familiarise themselves with the memories that mean so much to the both of you. All proposals are customised to your needs and budget.

Or should I do it myself?

Using a proposal planner may not be a money saver but it certainly saves time and lowers stress levels. There is however something even more special and admirable about planning and executing your own proposal on your own terms.

Planning the perfect proposal isn’t easy but you’ll be rewarded with more than a big, fat “YES” for undertaking this all-important task. To make sure your proposal goes to plan, use this ultimate proposal checklist.

Maybe the money you save not hiring a professional proposal planner would be better spent hiring another professional to document this milestone moment. Bridal Guide shares the reasons to hire a professional photographer to capture your proposal:

“He or she can hang out close to your proposal spot and covertly capture amazing photos of your proposal scene. Expert photographers know how to capture the light, make your setting look even more magical, and position themselves perfectly to get a priceless shot of the look on her face when she realizes what’s happening. It’s a big trend now to invest in pro photography — these images are way too important to risk losing via dead camera batteries or other mistakes non-pros might make.”

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