Proposal planning FAQ'S

Why should I hire a proposal planner?

You want everything to be perfectly planned, beautifully styled with complete attention to detail, which can be hard to achieve on your own. All our proposal planners are qualified in event management. We know the best suppliers, find the best locations and have a flare for romance, so your partner is sure to be impressed with what we create for you. We will work in the background to help you keep everything a secret by managing all the planning for you, so your partner doesn’t accidentally find out about your plans.  

How does this all work?

Step 1: Complete the “Event Enquiry Form” on the Contact Us page so we have all your details.
Step 2: We will schedule a complimentary consultation over the phone with you and one of our senior proposal planners to discuss your enquiry in more detail (set aside 20-30 mins).
Step 3: Once you give us the go ahead, a deposit is payable for us to take your booking and start exploring what is possible.
Step 4: We put together ideas and a custom proposal package for your consideration based on what was discussed in your initial consultation. Your feedback is welcomed at this point, and we continue to work together until the idea, budget and plan is ok’d by you.
Step 5: Once you are happy with what we have put together we take final payment and we begin planning everything for your proposal day!
Step 6: As your proposal day approaches, we schedule a final brief with you to run through all the details.
Step 7: On the day, our onsite team arrives to your proposal location and creates your magical proposal. You arrive onsite at the scheduled time and your partner says YES!

How far in advance do I need to contact you before proposing?

The more notice you give us, the more likely we will have your date available and the more time we have to get creative with your idea! All our available dates are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Depending on how complex your proposal plan is, we usually like to have at least 3 week’s notice. However, we have been known to plan proposals with only a few day’s notice, so don’t hesitate to contact us for last minute requests.

What can you help me with?

Everything! We allocate a dedicated proposal planner to work on your proposal and it is their pleasure to assist you with as much as they can. Typically we help you with coming up with an idea, arranging all the logistics, designing a setting, finding a location, organising suppliers, recommending and booking 5-star hotels and restaurants, arranging hair and makeup for your partner and everything in-between. We can even help you choose an outfit and help you work out what you want to say to your partner during the proposal moment.

Where do you plan proposals?

We are headquartered in Sydney, Australia and we plan proposals all over the country, including regional locations. Upon special request, we also plan proposals for Australian clients who are looking to propose while travelling in locations all over the world.

How much should I budget for my proposal?

Our proposals are all custom designed to suit our clients taste and budget. We have worked on proposals with budgets from AU$1,000 all the way up to AU$20,000+. The more budget you have the more extravagant your proposal plan can be, so it is completely up to you what you want to spend.

We set a AU$1,000 minimum because we want your proposal to look a certain way for you and this is where you need to start to achieve an impactful proposal setting. During your initial consult we can guide you more specifically on a reasonable budget for your ideas.

Why do you specialise mostly in custom proposals and not packages?

Your proposal is an event that needs to be reflective of your personal taste and relationship so we prefer to custom design it for you. We design unique romantic ways to propose, specifically for you, your taste and your budget and would hate for your partner to think you simply picked a generic proposal idea from a package menu.

I have a unique idea, can you help with it?

Yes, this is our specialty! With over 1,500 custom designed proposals under our belt we have accommodated a whole host of unconventional requests and our experienced event planners love to bring unique ideas to life.

Should I have a photographer at my proposal?

This comes down to personal preference and maybe even a hint or two from your partner on whether or not they want a photographer. In our opinion, having a photographer at your proposal is the perfect way to capture your partner’s reaction to everything you have planned for them. Not only will they capture the proposal moment but they also conduct a photoshoot with you both after you’re engaged to capture all the proposal elements and happiness of the moment.

I haven’t got the ring yet, can you help me?

Yes we can! We work with some amazing jewellers who we know and trust. We base our recommendations on client feedback and the style of ring you may be after. Ask your proposal planner for a direct introduction.

What makes you different to other proposal planners?

As one of the first proposal planners in Australia, we have a wealth of experience and over 1,500 successful proposals under our belt (check out our 5 star reviews on Facebook and Google). Our experienced team of proposal planners are all qualified in Event Management and know exactly what they need to do to make your proposal one of the best. We have appeared as proposal experts in many media outlets, with many of our beautiful settings featuring in primetime TV and major news publications. Our love is to create unique proposal concepts tailored to your partner’s taste, this is what we pride our success on. Custom-designed proposals are our mantra and we believe in going the extra mile to not just offer set packages, but to create a personalised proposal concept for each of our clients.

Will my partner mind if I hire a proposal planner?

Because we are a customised proposal planner your partner will know that you booked with us to ensure your proposal is still personalised and thoughtful – which is what everyone wants, right?! See below for what some of our client’s partners have said about their proposals.

What Our Client's Partners say

A moment they will never forget...

If you are wanting to make your girl feel special. Seriously- Look no further. I can’t believe how magical my evening was. I couldn’t of dreamed of a more perfect proposal. They helped my partner every step of the way and the night was just magic. Thank you so much – I will forever be grateful for such a special moment xxx
The day was absolutely stunning and effortless! Everything about the setup was beautiful, from the personal details, down to the special request my now fiancé made. He was so calm on the day and I now know why. Because My Proposal Co. had everything under control and in good hands. I can’t thank them enough for helping my fiancé make our proposal such a cherished memory.
My Proposal Co. were a part of a massive surprise proposal that my (now) fiancé planned with them! They handled the whole experience perfectly and both my fiancé and I are so over the moon with our experience! They helped him pull off the biggest surprise of my life and it’s a memory we will never forget! Highly recommend!
Thank you a million to Tania, Gloria and the amazing team at My Proposal Co. The day could not have possibly been more perfect! They kept everything so confidential and I had no idea of all the planning that went on behind the scenes. So grateful to have had them help my fiancé pull off the most amazing day of our lives so far.

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