Joey
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All about the venue - How many venues did you visit before you booked yours?

Joey, on 12/August/2019 at 09:05 Posted in Before the wedding

Did you do most of your venue research online and only visit a few? Or did you take weekly trips across the province to visit lots and lots of venue options? How man venues do you think you visited before you found yours?

All about the venue - How many venues did you visit before you booked yours? 1

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  • Erin
    Super September 2019 Ontario
    Erin ·

    We didn't visit anywhere else. Knew I wanted it there from the get-go!

  • Christine
    Frequent user October 2019 Ontario
    Christine ·

    I researched while I was out of town, and made a list of five places within my budget. I saw about 3-4 venues in person.

  • Bianca
    Featured August 2019 Ontario
    Bianca ·
    I researched and contacted approximately 40 venues, from there we visited about 9 or so before narrowing it down.
  • Rayanne
    Featured February 2021 Ontario
    Rayanne ·
    I looked at a couple of others on-line but decided there wasn't much point of going to see them. We only went to the one we booked.
  • BunnyBride
    Expert August 2020 Nova Scotia
    BunnyBride ·

    We toured four venues including the one we booked. They were the best four value for money, but you can't really get a sense of the place until you stand in it. They were also four very different places - a ranch, the casino, a hotel, and a community hall.

  • Becky
    VIP September 2019 Ontario
    Becky ·

    We looked at it a bunch online and considered the pricing of all local venues- this was the closest venue and the best pricing. We went and looked in person and was even better.

  • Stephanie
    Master July 2018 Alberta
    Stephanie ·
    Two. I had two others booked but cancelled those once we saw ours. As they say, third times the charm!
  • Allison
    Master October 2019 Ontario
    Allison ·

    We visited our venue in person, but I did loads of research online.

    We did go to a venue we were thinking of in Thunder Bay, but not as a wedding consultation (it's a historical park that does weddings so we knew our way around). Once we settled on our city, the venue my parents worked at was the top one we had in mind, visited it, and booked that day!

  • Rebecca
    Devoted November 2019 Quebec
    Rebecca ·

    I really wanted the one we got so it was the only one we visited, we did think to look at other venues but when we called they were booked for our date, (we were dead set on our date)

  • Valérie
    VIP September 2019 Quebec
    Valérie ·

    We only visited two venues in total, after contacting about 5 via email.

  • Chelsea
    Featured June 2020 Alberta
    Chelsea ·
    We really only visited one before the ones we ended up booking!
  • Veronica
    Featured October 2020 Alberta
    Veronica ·

    We did not visit any other venues, ours just had it all so we locked it down as soon as we were engaged!

  • Caitlyn
    Featured January 2020 Ontario
    Caitlyn ·

    We only visited our venue. There were two other vendors that were on a potential list that I had attended family weddings at, but we never made appointments there as after visiting our venue we were sold on it.

  • Seleena
    Super September 2019 British Columbia
    Seleena ·
    The venue we chose was the only one we looked at. When you know, you know.
  • Kelsie
    Featured July 2020 Ontario
    Kelsie ·
    We drove to 2. But only went inside our venue.

    The second venue we saw paled in comparison there was no point in even checking it out!
  • Amelia
    Featured September 2020 Ontario
    Amelia ·

    I researched and reached out to 6 or 7 maybe and we toured 3. It was the 2nd one we visited and it was a tough decision between them and the 3rd one but decided ours would be the better fit.

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