■ Available to clients for unlimited phone calls and emails.
■ Guidance through foreign consulate procedures, as well as assistance with apostilles and certified translations.
■Full direction of wedding planning and coordination, including research, site visits and selection, vendor referrals and attendance at vendor interviews meetings.
■ Event design direction including theme, style and concept boards.  
■ Budget preparation and management.
■ Development of an appropriate planning time frame; guiding you through the process so the planning is enjoyable and as stress-free as possible.
■ Destination ceremony and reception location research, selection and contract review.
■ Travel concierge service for guest airline and hotel accommodations
■ Other vendor research, selection and contract review including (but not limited) to the following...
            Decor, flooring and draping
            Lighting and Audio Visual
            Catering / Bartending
            Room Blocks
            Late Night Snack Options
            Ceremony Musicians / Soloists
            Reception Entertainment
            Invitations, programs, escort card, menu cards and other stationery items
            Wedding Clothing Attire
            Hair and Make-up Services
            Guest Favors
            Guest Welcome Bags
            Dance Lessons / Choreographer
            Wedding Website



destination wedding planning services

Our destination wedding planning services include the following features and benefits:

■ Participate in Zoom meetings with non-local vendors once under contract 
■ Client access to our state-of-the-art on-line wedding planning tool (Click here for more information on our planning portal).
■ Our mobile-friendly software helps you stay organized while on the go. It tracks important information and details such as…
    - Master guest list which can be used for other celebrations such as showers and rehearsal dinner with a click of a button
    - Drag-and-drop seating chart creator (our favorite!)
    - Tracking for guest entrée selection and dietary restrictions
    - Budget spreadsheet and calculator
    - Automated vendor payment reminders
    - Vendor contact and contract details as well as meal requirements
    - Master timeline
    - Individual vendor timelines
    - Individual wedding party member and parent timelines
    - To-do list
    - Design studio
    - Recordkeeper for gifts received and thank you notes sent
    - Calendar
    - Tracking of special guest considerations such as booster seats, wheelchair, etc.
■ Uploading of vendor contact information, contracts and payment schedules into your planning portal.
■ Personalized to-do list and custom timeline leading up to your wedding day.
■ Wedding Timeline Questionnaire uploaded to your planning portal for you to work on at your leisure. This questionnaire asks many of the "nitty gritty" details such as: 1) How do you want the MC to announce you at the reception? 2) What drink can we have waiting for you at the reception? 
■ Receive guest RSVP cards and record responses, entrée selections, dietary restrictions
■ Create your ceremony and/or reception floor plan through the use of our on-line 3-D software which will allow you to virtually walk-thru your space.  
■ Assistance with floor plan and seating arrangements.
■ Etiquette consultation.
■ Attendance at final dress fitting for instructions on bustling of dress (schedule and distance dependent).
■ Provide instructions for packing wedding attire
■ Send travel and wedding itineraries to attending guests

■ Rehearsal Coordination
■ Rehearsal Dinner and/or Welcome Party
■ Final check-in phone calls / emails with all wedding vendors. 

Wedding eve

Wedding day

■ Lead Planner on-site from pre-ceremony through reception (up to 18 hours).
■ 2 assistants on site for 8 hours
■ Use of Bridal Party Emergency Kit (150+ items – see what’s in our kit)
■ Oversee direction of schedule of events.
■ Organize and distribute personal flowers.
■ Oversee vendor coordination and set-up (florists, decorations, rentals, gift/cake tables, musicians, DJ, etc.).
■ Delivery of non-vendor items to ceremony and/or reception sites (such as programs, ceremonial objects, toasting glasses, cake and knife set, menu cards, escort cards, etc.).
■ Ceremony Coordination (ushering and hosting of guests before and after ceremony, overseeing of assigned ushers, organizing bridal party’s entrance/processional).
■ Photography Coordination (ensuring all family and bridal party members are organized and ready for photos and that photos are completed on time).
■ Reception Coordination (organization and introduction of bridal party, receiving line, cocktail hour, seating for dinner, toasts, cake-cutting, first dance, bouquet and garter toss, bridal couple send-off).
■ Ensure preferred refreshments and appetizers are awaiting the newlyweds when they arrive at their reception.
■ Band or DJ direction, including announcements and proper name pronunciation.
■ Distribution of any final payments and/or gratuities to applicable vendors.
■ Wrap up details after newlyweds depart.
■ Oversee safe packing and transportation of gifts and cards with designated family or bridal party member.
■ Ensure all rental equipment is packed and returned.

The Gilded Aisle offers a variety of a la carte services to help make your wedding day journey complete.

■ Engagement Party Planning
■ Bachelor / Bachelorette Party Planning
■ Bridal / Couple's Shower Planning
■ Welcome Party
■ Post-Wedding Day Brunch Planning and Coordination
■ Research and/or Coordinate Wedding Guest Activities 
■ Airport Concierge Service to Greet VIP Guests
■ Group Excursions.
■ Curate and/or Assemble Guest Welcome Bags
■ Curate and/or Assemble Guest Favors
■ Curate Ladies Room / Men’s Room Amenity Baskets 
■ Plus more…



a la carte


Our team carries the following credentials and designations:

Accredited Wedding Planner, Association of Bridal Consultants
Luxe Life - 2021 Best Destination Wedding Planner Services USA
Honeymoons and Destination Wedding Specialist, The Travel Institute
Certified Sandals Specialist, Sandals and Beaches Resorts
WeddingMoons Specialist, Sandals and Beaches Resorts
Italy Specialist, The Travel Institute.  
Caribbean Specialist, The Travel Institute
Hawaii Specialist, The Travel Institute