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Your Essential Checklist for How to Get Married in Greece

An essential timeline guide to getting married in Greece with a handy, thorough and informative checklist to help you stay organised, from the experts at Greek Dream Planners.

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1 – 2 years before wedding

  • Decide your location & take a holiday there
  • View potential wedding venues while you are out there
  • Visit resorts/hotels to help your guests choose the one that suits their needs best
  • Search and choose wisely your Wedding Planner (for they will be your best friend for the next couple of years)
  • Talk, decide and set your budget (who will pay for what?)
  • Decide your colour scheme, wedding theme and create a Pinterest board with ideas for your wedding decoration
  • Book vendors: photographer, videographer, caterer, decorator/florist, band/musicians/officiant/ hair stylist, make up artist
  • Pay all deposits

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1 year from your wedding date

  • Decide who you want for your wedding party
  • Decide and finalize your guest list
  • Print out and send Save the Dates cards
  • Print out the resort/hotel recommendations for your guests

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6 months to 1 year before wedding

  • Send your wedding invitations
  • Wedding dress rehearsal and find the accessories
  • Create a gift wish list or a common bank account
  • Search/plan/book honeymoon
  • Purchase welcome gifts/guest favours

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3 Months Before Wedding

  • Check over e-tickets or any travel documents
  • Issue documents and send them to Greece for translation (or the Greek embassy of your country)
  • Book wedding cake/cupcakes
  • Draft a wedding schedule/ order of the day
  • Create a draft of the ceremony and reception seating.
  • Decide your hair and makeup style
  • Finalize readings & vows
  • Book your rehearsal dinner
  • Finalize your music list
  • Draft your weddings week activities time-line
  • Book your beauty treatments spa/ facials/hair colouring
  • Book your transportation from resort/ hotels to the wedding venue

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1 Month Before Wedding

  • Send wedding order of the day to all suppliers
  • Print & pack all your legal contracts/ travel insurance/ agreements
  • Make final payments required and keep all other payments and tips safe in an envelope
  • Start packing for Greece, create a checklist of the items you cannot pack yet so you will not forget them
  • Finalize your hair colour and cut
  • Give out the copies of the wedding week schedule to all your guests

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Wedding week

  • Go to the town hall for your wedding registration
  • Prepare & print your readings
  • Give your guests their welcome gift bags
  • Have your stag/ hen parties
  • Get your spa treatments
  • Have your rehearsal of the wedding ceremony and your dinner
  • Give your wedding party/ parents their gifts & hand the rings to your best man
  • Let your wedding planner handle the details
  • Pay any final payments

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Wedding Day

Relax and enjoy every precious moment of your special day; you only get to feel like a prince and princess once in your life.

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If you find all this overwhelming and you feel that you need more information, Greek Dream Planners will be more than happy to help! They want to help make your dream come true. For more information please visit Greek Dream Planners.

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