TO DO LIST WHEN PLANNING YOUR WEDDING…

4-8 months before the big day;

Set the date for your Wedding / Nuptials and call us (We recommend you to consider alternative dates.)
Speak to the registry office.
Create a guest list.
Choose your wedding dress and groom’s suit.
Decide where to go on honeymoon, and if you are considering going abroad check your passport.

2-4 months before the big day;

Let us know when you are available; we will arrange appointments with decoration and music companies recommended by the hotel.
Talk to the hotel’s photographer and video company. (An album of your wedding photos will be complimentary from the hotel.)
Confirm your guest list.
Decide on your invitation design.
Book a reservation for your honeymoon.

2 months before the big day;

Review your guest list once more and let’s prepare your seating plan according to your estimated number of guests.
Choose your wedding rings.
1 month before the big day;

As previously decided along with your banquet coordinator, sample the wedding menu and alternatives.
Choose your wedding cake.
Start sending out your wedding invitations.
For guests coming from out of town, you can take advantage of select accommodation in our 390 rooms with spectacular views of the Bosphorus and Istanbul’s skyline, with special rates exclusive to you.

2 weeks before the big day;

According to RSVP’s, start to decide on a seating plan.
Discuss with the music company which music will be played for the first dance, cake cutting and throughout the night.
Organise a bachelor/bachelorette party with close friends.
Rehearse hair and make up.
Pick up your bridal gown, groom’s suit.

1 week before the big day;

Review the ballroom seating plan and send a list of guests to the decoration company for preparation of name cards.
Check all details and let’s arrange a coordination meeting at the hotel between all the organisers involved in your wedding for a wedding rehearsal.
Distribute small tasks among family members and friends. (Checking wedding day room preparations, decorating the bridal car, etc…)
To look radiant on your wedding day have a facial. You can take advantage of a special 25% discount on a range of treatments at Spa InterContinental.
Pack your luggage to take on honeymoon.

The day before the big day;

Put aside today just for yourself and relax!
Make special preparations.
At Spa InterContinental you can enjoy a special 25% discount and get rid of stress and tiredness at our Turkish baths. Then imagine yourself in a flower garden, in the calming floral scented and decorated atmosphere of our 8 massage rooms, and choose a revitalising therapy from the menu of 12 special massages.

And the big day;

Start the day with a hearty breakfast.
Check into our hotel and enjoy the breathtaking Bosphorus view Honeymoon Suite and then get your hair and make up done.
Prepare to have your photo as a couple taken in the most stylish locations of our hotel.
Before the evening starts, have your photograph taken with your family at the hotel in a studio prepared just for you.
Enjoy surprises we have prepared for you and a complimentary dinner served in the Honeymoon Suite.
And wait for us…

The day after…

The first morning as you step into a life of happiness…
You can enjoy complimentary breakfast to the fullest in your suite with its spectacular Bosphorus view, visit the private breakfast room in the Club Lounge on the 16th floor, or sample the rich international open buffet at The Brasserie Restaurant…

Photos from Our Weddings