This is a collaborative post with Svitlana and Erin.
Planning a wedding can be extremely tasking. This applies whether you have an unlimited amount of money to spend, or if you are on a budget. So, anything that can make the process easier is welcome.
Thankfully, tech brings ease to most daunting processes and this is where free wedding planning apps come into play. Apart from the fact that they cost next to nothing, these apps were created to solve problems, and if your problem is a wedding, then you’re in luck.
Finding the right wedding organizer apps and platforms to enable you navigate all of the plans you have for your big day can be tricky if you are not sure where to look. Take the Miss to Mrs Box for example. It’s that gift that keeps on giving and is highly coveted by many bride’s to be. However, not all brides have been clued in yet.
If you want to plan your wedding without all the stress and while maintaining normalcy in your life, read on for our recommendations.
If you want a free wedding to do list app, then consider using Google Drive. It has all of the spreadsheets, word documents, calendars, photo storage and PDFs that you would need to keep yourself organized.
Another great thing about this platform, is that it’s easy to share information with anyone else that has a Google account. You can also create shared drives to keep everyone updated on appointments, schedules and so on, be it with your parents, friends, bridal party or your partner.
Don’t worry too much about finding the perfect venue for your wedding. If you are looking for a unique place that would fit your wedding party, just try the Venue Report. It has a directory filled with locations of different styles and specifications.
Whether you’d like a minimalist classic space or rustic location, or even a glamping venue, the “reporters” have all that you need. Where wedding apps are concerned this will definitely ease your stress.
Filter your search by price, region, capacity and more, to find an available venue that would be perfect for you.
Finding the right vendors for your wedding can be hectic, but not if you have WeddingWire. If you are confused about where to start or who to talk to, this app has got you.
A one – stop – shop of vendors with over 500,000 vendors all in one place and millions of reviews from newlyweds. You would literally have the marketplace of vendors in your hands.
WeddingWire also provides budget templates to help you plan, checklists and wedding etiquette tips.
Do you need a wedding planner or personal assistant and can’t seem to find one? Then consider getting the wedding planning app that can do that and more. A free app preloaded with engaging tasks to help you navigate all of your to – dos. WeddingHappy is a dream come true for anyone planning a wedding.
You can share events with your family, friends, wedding party and even your partner. Also, just like a personal assistant would, it alerts you on approaching deadlines for every milestone or appointment you create.
Sync your credit cards and bank account with Mint to track your spending easily. A free money management website, it can be considered one of the best wedding apps because, what would you do without money?
And as you spend, it is important to be able to keep record and monitor every payment and purchase. Mint will even help you create a budget and enable you keep on top of payment deadlines.
Create the best wedding invitations and other bridal stationery with Minted. A platform that works with graphic designers and artists to provide you with customized and personalized save – the – dates, wedding invitations, escort cards, ceremony programs and more, all on your budget.
You can print them by yourself, or send to the local printing shop, easy.
If you find yourself needing to-do lists to help you keep on track, then try Trello. Use it as your wedding checklist app with its easy to use virtual pinboard to enable you stay on top of things. Label each column with category names such as “catering” or “entertainment”, using the drag and drop to help mark tasks completed or postponed.
Amazon Wedding Registry
One of the best wedding planning apps on our list is Amazon. If you need to create a wedding registry and you are unsure where to go, this is for you. Use their free registry site to create a wish list to top all wish lists from the store that has it all. Easy to use for you and for your guests.
Create your Amazon Wedding Registry.
Get the best out of your wedding venue with AllSeated. Don’t bother trying to visualize the layout all by yourself. With AllSeated, you just send a picture of your venue and receive a 3D render of your space that will help you digitally arrange all of the furniture and also help you assign the place settings for every guest.
This arrangement can also be shared with your vendors so they understand the setup.
Another thing you won’t need to worry about is transportation for your guests. Think of UberEVENTS as a free wedding planning app to help you chauffer your guests to your wedding locations. Easily manage payments as well as when and how your guests get their rides.
Keep track of rides without the stress of getting cars and drivers, plus, with UberX you can get rides that are cheaper than regular taxis.
Allow tech to bring ease into your wedding planning process with free wedding planning apps that can literally save the day. Use our favorite digital tools to your advantage.
Special thanks to Svitlana Yefimets for sharing these tips She is the chief editor and in control of all Wedding Forward content since 2017. She started writing in 2012. Svitlana is an expert in details concerning venues, gifts, ceremonies, music, and everything about real weddings. If you want to collaborate send her an email. She spends her leisure tasting dishes, discovering new restaurants, and staying fit through yoga!
Erin is the mother of identical twin girls and their slightly older brother. She is a domestic engineer, and previously had a career leading customer service teams for a major HVAC company. Cleaning without harsh chemicals, and cooking easy and usually healthy meals are part of Erin's daily life. She volunteers with youth leaders, and genuinely wants to help others win. Erin has a degree in Communications, with a focus on Broadcast Journalism.