HOW TO PLAN AN INTIMATE AIRBNB ELOPEMENT

So you’re thinking about Eloping at a beautiful Airbnb and wondering what this might look like. I’m going to help guide you on how to plan your intimate Airbnb Elopement!

First off, choosing the right Aibnb is so important for setting the tone of your special day. You want to choose a place that resonates with your personal style. You will need to to take your guest count into consideration if you are planning to have guests. How many guests the Airbnb can accommodate is very important. If you are planning to include any pets, you will want to be sure that the Airbnb you choose is also pet-friendly. Most hosts are happy to host such a joyous occasion and can often offer helpful tips and recommendations but please note that not all Airbnb’s allow bigger gatherings due to noise restrictions etc. so it is very important to be up front about your intentions. 

So you’ve found the one! The perfect Airbnb to host your intimate event! Now it’s time to lock in your vendors.

Your wedding vendors are big deal. These guys will be your planning assistants throughout the entire process and ensure everything runs smoothly on your big day. So what vendors would you need? No Elopement is one and the same, so everyone’s needs will vary, but these are a few of the most common ones.

PHOTOGRAPHER – Oh hey! That’s me! In addition to capturing some of the most special memories of your life, we are also very resourceful in the planning department. Your photographer will be able to shed light on the best times for ideal lighting situations, information on required permits and general timeline planning. We can often suggest beautiful nearby locations, as well as other wedding vendor recommendations. Without going into too much detail, I can also say that I have fixed false lash malfunctions, I am your personal bustle doer upper, your boutonniere applier as well your personal snack b*tch and so much more, lol. I’m basically your bestie with a camera that you get to boss around for the day but I’m totally cool with it! haha

 

DECORATOR + PLANNING

An event planner is a great addition to any elopement. They take a lot of pressure off of you, and will handle the logistics! if you are planning a lot for your day, hiring a planner will save you a lot of stress.

 

HAIR + MAKEUP ARTIST

Need I say more? As a girly who loves to play up her hair and makeup, this was one of the most important vendors to me on my own big day. It is important to find someone who’s style aligns with your wants and MAKE SURE YOU DO THAT DANG TRIAL! lol For real though, these guys are going to have you looking fresh and photo ready all day, throughout all the adventures!

 

WEDDING OFFICIANT

Some couples may choose to have a family member or friend get ordained to officiate and this is actually pretty easy to do online. It’s personal and extra special but there is also a lot of value to hiring a professional officiant as well. This takes the stress off of family members and allows them to just be fully present in the moment. A professional Officiant can also lead and give direction in how to conduct your ceremony. There are so many great Officiants out there! It’s just important that you choose one that you vibe with! 

 

THE FOOD

Okay…this might be the best part, amirite?! There’s nothing worse than being hungry, especially on such a special day.

Here are some meal ideas:

  • hire a private chef or catering company to prepare an amazing meal for you.
  • Order a delicious charcuterie grazing board 
  • Share a customized dessert such as cupcakes, doughnuts, macaroons or even a cake

 

FLORALS

Professional Florals are going to add so much colour and beauty to your day!  Flowers just make everything better, right?! 

(These are just a few of the most commonly booked Vendors! Ultimately, there are no rules and your day can be whatever you want it to be!)

AN AIRBNB ELOPEMENT IS AN AMAZING AND COST EFFICIANT WAY TO CELEBRATE YOUR SPECIAL DAY! READY TO EMBARK ON YOUR JOURNEY? REACH OUT AND LET’S START PLANNING YOUR INTIMATE AIRBNB ELOPEMENT TOGETHER!

 

 

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