Frequently Asked Questions
TELL ME WHY SHOULD I HIRE YOU AS MY WEDDING PLANNER?
For most couples, planning a wedding for the first time can be very stressfull. you can easily get confused where to begin, how much everything costs, and how to choose the right venue and vendors, because wedding planning is not only about choosing your color board, flower decorations and venue. There are often a number of logistical matters to attend to, such as the timing and knowing which vendors are to be trusted. Our mission is to assist you and to take care of all of these concerns. We are able to help you save time and limit some of your many concerns as well as to give your the overall piece of mind so you can actually enjoy your wedding day!
WHAT TYPES OF WEDDINGS DO YOU DO?
We do all weddings– Civil, Destination, Same sex Weddings/LGBTQ, Express.
DO YOU WORK WITH ALL KIND OF CATERES TO MEET SPECIFIC RELIGIONS?
We cater to all religions.
MY VENUE ALREADY HAVE A EVENT COORDINATOR... SO WHY DO I NEED A INDEPENDENT WEDDING PLANNER?
A venue event coordinator and a wedding planner is two very different things. While it is true that a venues event coordinator and wedding planner will have some over lap there is still an big added value to having both a venue event coordinator and a wedding planner, that are two professionals working together. Often the venues event coordinator handles all kind of different events and clients - where your wedding planner only have one focus - and that is YOU!
WHAT WEDDING PLANNING SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?
Day-of Coordination & Full Planning
DO YOU ACCEPT COMMISSIONS OR KICKBACKS FROM ANY VENDORS?
Yes, we do accept commission and kickback from some of our vendors, but that is due to our very personal and close relationship with the qualified and hand selected vendors, where we all bring business to the table, - we will though, always ensure our vendors will do their best to suit your needs, style, and budget.
DO YOU CHARGE FOR AN INITIAL CONSULTATION?
NO WAY! Our initial consultation are complimentary. This is a chance for us to get to know each other to see if we’re a good fit to work together.
DO YOU CHARGE AN HOURLY RATE, A FLAT RATE OR A PERCENTAGE OF OUR OVERALL WEDDING BUDGET? -AND DO YOU HAVE A RETAINER FEE TO SECURE YOUR WEDDING PLANNER SERVICES?
We charge a flat rate for our customized wedding planning service. A retainer fee of €2000 is required to secure our wedding planner services. A fee schedule will be tailored to your needs prior to signing a contract.
WHAT SIZES OF WEDDINGS HAVE YOU COORDINATED IN THE PAST?
We have coordinated all sizes of weddings from just the small and intimate with only the bride and groom to hundreds of guests within Denmark & Abroard.
WHAT ADDITIONAL TYPES OF EVENTS DO YOU SERVICE?
Our main focus is WEDDINGS!
But also do Corporate Events Anniversaries, Baby Showers Birthdays and non religious Ceremonies.
HOW MUCH COMMUNICATION WILL WE HAVE?
We have a strict company policy to respond to all emails and phone messages in a timely manner. We will respond to all messages within 24 business hours.
HOW MANY WEDDINGS OR EVENTS WILL YOU COORDINATE PER DAY?
At Christel Winther Weddings we only take a limited number of weddings every year - this means that we only do one wedding or event per day per wedding consultant.
WILL YOU BE PRESENT ON MY WEDDING DAY?
For Sure! Absolutely. Your wedding planner you’ve contracted with will personally attend your event along with at least one /two assistants.
HOW MANY ASSISTANTS WILL ATTENT ON MY WEDDING DAY?
One wedding planner and at least one-two assistants will be at your wedding. We will have more assistants should you have multiple locations, or a large guest count.
HOW DO YOU DRESS UP FOR MY WEDDING?
For weddings, all wedding planners and assistants will wear professional black attire.
WILL YOU EAT AND DRINK DURING THE RECEPTION AND HOW COMFORTABLE WILL YOU MAKE YOURSELF?
Since a wedding easily can turn into 10, 12, and even 14 hour working day, planner meals during your reception are much appreciated. However, we are there to do a professional job and will absolutely not drink any alcohol or join your guests in the bar or on the dance floor.