Wedding Planning Packages


You may have a very specific wedding vision or you may not even know where to begin! Either way, our Styling + Design service will take the stress out of the styling process and help you pull together a wedding day that will leave you staring at your wedding photos for years to come.


Our coordination services provide the perfect way to hand off all the hassles of pulling together the final details of your wedding day, leaving you time to relax and really enjoy that time leading up to your wedding day with your family and friends.


Planning a destination wedding can often feel overwhelming when you are based overseas or outside of Queenstown. We offer a range of planning services to suit the varying needs of our clients, so whether you just need some initial advice and recommendations or full planning assistance – we are here to help!

Our wedding planning options include

Kickstart Consultation

Perfect if you are just looking for some insider information and a bit of professional advice to get your plans off on the right track! We will review your wedding ideas, budget and vision in detail and provide specific personalised recommendations to help you move forward with your wedding plans.

  • Up to 2 hours personalised consultation with a professional wedding consultant via Skype, in person or by phone
  • Review of your wedding plans, ideas and preferences to understand your wedding vision
  • Advice on the big decisions including budgeting, inclement weather plans, catering options, venue selection
  • Overview of a range of venue options to choose from tailored to your individual ceremony and reception preferences
  • Local vendor recommendations based on your personal tastes and budget including;
    • Caterers – menus, costs, beverage services, dietary requirements
    • Photography – style, locations, coverage, budget
    • Florists- bouquets, buttonholes, centerpieces, additional decor
    • Entertainment – ceremony music, cocktail hour music, reception music
    • Theming – overall look and feel of your wedding day
    • Transportation – wedding party, family and guest transportation needs Accommodation – wedding party and family accomodations, out of town guest accommodations
    • Hire services – any additional requirements for ceremony, reception or pre/post wedding events
    • Celebrants – style, length and personal preferences for wedding ceremony
  • Assistance with marriage licence information and review of the process
  • After your consultation you will receive:
    • A printable referral list with full contact information for recommended venues and vendors tailored to your specific wedding vision and requirements
  • Discounted rates on future planning services including our most popular ‘Day Of’ wedding coordination package

$450 excl GST

*These fees can also be directly credited towards any further planning services you may decide to book with us!
  • Email and phone access to Simply Perfect wedding professional throughout planning process to discuss styling and design options
  • Professional design and theming advice to cover all areas of your wedding day
  • Creation of a personalised styling proposal with all recommended design elements including quotes and supplier contact details.
  • Communication with all styling vendors and suppliers including florist, décor hire, linen supply and venue to ensure your wedding vision comes together seamlessly
  • Venue site visit with florist and/or venue (with you or in your place) to discuss design and décor elements
  • Special discounted rates on any hire items through our partner company Queenstown Wedding
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styling + design

Carefree coordination

Looking forward to planning all the details yourself, but want to make sure that everything comes together perfectly on your wedding day? If you have all of your plans under control, then this ‘Day Of’ coordination package is for you!
  • Initial planning consultation to discuss your wedding ideas and plans.
  • Up to three (3) one hour planning sessions to go over your vendors, suppliers and logistics of wedding day (usually 60 days prior to your event, 30 days prior to your event, and on arrival into Queenstown).
  • Unlimited email access to Simply Perfect wedding professional throughout planning process for professional planning advice and recommendations.
  • Site inspection to understand your plans and vision
  • Creation of detailed wedding day timeline and distribution to vendors and bridal party.
  • Review and confirm all vendor details and contracts, provided by client 3 months prior to wedding date.
  • Manage logistics of each individual vendor/supplier on day.
  • Supervise ceremony and reception set-up including all floral, décor, hire items, etc.
  • Full ceremony coordination and guidance to help keep your plans on schedule Wedding rehearsal coordination prior to wedding day.
  • Special discounted rates on any hire items from partner company – Queenstown Wedding Hire (
  • Simply Perfect wedding professional to coordinate your wedding day from setup through until start of dinner (up to 8 hours) – allowing you to relax and truly enjoy your day with friends and family.
  • A popular package with overseas clients, providing you with a point of contact here locally throughout the planning process.
  • Includes our full Carefree ‘day of’ coordination package as described above but also includes additional planning assistance including researching vendors and suppliers to suit your wedding plans and budget to create your ideal wedding day.
  • Our planner will assist with obtaining quotes and communicating with vendors and suppliers to provide you with options and budget advice. We will arrange the contracts for you and advise deposit invoices as required.
  • Once your vendors and suppliers are confirmed, you will communicate directly with them to confirm final details and decisions.
  • Venue research as needed and additional site inspections as required.
  • Attending vendor interviews with you (or in your place) as required.
  • Day prior setup assistance and rehearsal coordination (up to 3 hours).
  • Special discounted rates on any hire items from partner company – Queenstown Wedding Hire (
  • Simply Perfect wedding professional for up to 8 hours on the day, along with additional assistant for up to 4 hours – allowing you to relax and truly enjoy your day with friends and family.


Do you have the vision but need some help making it a reality.? Not to worry, we will be right alongside you the whole way to make sure your wedding is Simply Perfect! We will personally go over your wedding ideas, ensure we can secure all the best vendors and suppliers to suit your budget, make sure your plans stay on track during the planning process, and come wedding day we are there from start to finish!

Dream come true

Not sure where you are going to find any time to plan the wedding you have always wanted? Let us help make your dream come true!

This is our full planning service, meaning we will be your ONE point of contact from start to finish. This is the perfect planning solution for couples that need complete planning, coordination and styling management.

We will work with you to ensure your wedding day vision comes to life, while managing all the communication and payments with your vendors and suppliers on your behalf.

The pricing for this service is based on your venue requirements, wedding size and additional pre/post wedding event management as required.

Please contact us to discuss your wedding ideas and we will be happy to confirm a quote for you!

Who we are

Simply Perfect Weddings is made up of a small, specialized team of wedding professionals. We live, breath and dream about weddings and that’s what we do – day in and day out…and we seriously LOVE it!

We have planned over three hundred weddings in the Queenstown area, so you can work with us knowing we can fully guide and support you while making your wedding all about you! Let’s get creative!

why choose simply perfect


We are one of New Zealand’s ONLY wedding specialists and our expertise will not just save you countless hours of planning time, but often hundreds of dollars as well. We work on REAL weddings, not style shoots or inspiration shoots, so you can trust us with your plans and rest easy knowing your wedding plans are in good hands!


We provide personalised services to suit every budget and we are experts in maintaining your budget from start to finish.


We’d prefer you hear from our couples directly – so head over to our LOVE page to find out what our clients have to say about their Simply Perfect wedding day!


We have years of experience in creating your perfect day, fusing your vision and our talented design team, we will create an unforgettable event together. We have planned over 400 Queenstown weddings and have been based here locally for over 10 years.


We have exceptional local knowledge and strong relationships with the best suppliers in the wedding industry. We will look after your best interests here on the ground, allowing you the luxury to plan from afar. We also share any commissions available to us as discounts directly to our clients, so you will not only save time but money too!


Sarah Arkin, our Director, is the founding President and current Vice President of the Queenstown Wedding Association which includes over 180 local wedding vendors and suppliers…so you can rest assured you are going to get the best service and the best price as a client of Simply Perfect Weddings.