(Closed) hotel room block – putting FH in charge?

posted 9 years ago in Grooms/men
Post # 3
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Yup, my mister was in charge of this, too.  He’s also handling our honeymoon, and arranged the limo — among other things!

Post # 4
349 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Rancho Bernardo Inn

Mr. D didn’t do it, although he helped organize all the info on the site.  I think it is a very doable job and negotiating skills are helpful

Post # 5
960 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Oh this is such a good idea. I’m kind of dreading calling hotels and blocking rooms. I don’t know why, exactly. It just seems like it’s one of those things that you HAVE to do but is not a “fun” part of planning.

As for outsourcing things to the man…he planned our honeymoon!! Very successfully, I might add. He’s keeping it a surprise, but I know he put in hours of research to find the perfect place for us. Thank god he did it, I’m not sure I have the patience do plan that AND a wedding!

Post # 6
1064 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

My guy handled the limo, and scored us an awesome ride, i’m so proud of him.. You’ll be fine, just leave it in his hands. You have to trust him.

Post # 7
157 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

My fiance did this & it worked out well. If you’re worried, you could write him a list of points to hit when he calls (target price per night, approx. number of rooms, etc).

Post # 8
4466 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

My fiance did this as well!  In fact, I’m having him do a lot of the “calling around” type stuff.  Not only do I hate doing that kind of stuff (and talking on the phone in general) but he has his own office and I sit in a cube, so it’s a little easier.  Plus, if your guy is anything like mine, he’ll love doing Excel spreadsheets and such to keep track of everything ;o)

Post # 9
1514 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

My FH did the hotel room blocks.  He did really well.

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