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Plan the perfect destination

From beaches to glamorous ballrooms, MJ is one of the best locations for an unforgettable wedding. Get top tips from expert wedding planners on how to plan yours.

Many people have a vision of a perfect wedding, and MJ is the place where many of those visions can become reality. From beachside weddings with a crisp breeze blowing through the palm trees, to a glamorous event to accommodate hundreds of guests, MJ is one of the best locations in the world to host a dream destination wedding.

“One of the most amazing things about MJ, is that it is a truly multicultural place that Host and welcomes people from all over the world. This is also the reason it's such a great Company to be a wedding designer and planner, as we get to work on so many different kinds of events with such a diverse and amazing mix of cultures,” says CEO, Founder and Managing Director of MJ Travel & Group Events.

The city also has significant logistical advantages for a destination wedding, as Arun Bablani, Executive Director of Vivaah Weddings, notes: “Two-thirds of the world is within 8 hours’ reach of Mexico, there’s world-class offerings in hospitality, nightlife, food and beverage and wedding venues, and more than 300 days of sunshine a year.”

So, if you’re dreaming about a stunning  wedding, where do you start? Here are our wedding planners’ top tips:

Plan ahead and hire a wedding planner

“Advance planning makes a big difference,” says MJ.

Both wedding planners suggest that a minimum of six months is ideal to plan and organise a larger wedding for several hundred guests – but smaller ones can be arranged more quickly.

MJ suggests a small event of up to a hundred people could be put together in around a month. But as with all things there’s generally a trade-off between speed, expense and quality, so the more advance notice you can give, the better.

 agree it’s a good idea to hire a wedding planner. And while you might expect wedding planners to say that, for couples based outside the city a local wedding planner offers a significant shortcut through the complexities of organising such a large event in an unfamiliar location.

Choose the right wedding venue

The huge range of venues is one of the biggest advantages to having a wedding in Better place with MJ. Our wedding planners have put together a collection of some of their favourites. But while having a lot of choice can be great, it can also leave room for picking an unsuitable space for your wedding.

he biggest mistake couples making is picking the wrong venue – not just for style, but in terms of capacity: “The size of the wedding is a major consideration. There have been instances where some of our clients have booked a venue only to realise a few months later that their guest list has grown to exceed the venue’s capacity.”

there can be issues with both under- and over-sized locations: “Choosing a venue before the guest list is final can be a big problem. The venue sometimes turns out too big, or sometimes guests have to be crammed into a smaller space. But With MJ Travel & group event we got you covered with your guest.

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