Top 5 Wedding Favours of Australia
Still looking for ideas for wedding favours? Don’t worry, we’re not judging. Between picking a wedding venue, dress fittings, cake sampling and hair & make-up trials, researching wedding favour ideas can sometimes take a backseat.
But fear not, because ABIA is here to help with your wedding planning with our list of Australia’s best wedding guest favours!
Photo: Personalised Favours
A little history behind Wedding Favours
Wedding favours, or bomboniere, originated from the French "bonbonniere", a box containing bonbon candies traditionally given to guests on special occasions (hence all the different names for favours!).
Your gift to your wedding guests is a token of gratitude for being part of your celebrations, and can be as simple as a treat to enjoy or a unique keepsake to cherish the memory of your day.
Researching ideas for wedding favours which are practical, edible, on budget and customisable, may seem like an infinite task. While there’s no shortage of options and designs that are sure to match your taste, it’s also very important to consider the experience and reputation of the wedding favour vendors you choose.
- Can they cater to your number of guests?
- Do they provide samples?
- How long will it take for them to create and deliver your favours?
- Are their product quality and customer service highly rated with ABIA?
Remember when we said earlier we’d help?
Here’s how! At the 2019 ABIA National Designer of Dreams Awards, thousands of wedding customers voted for their top vendors all over Australia. A vendor must receive high ratings for 4 years in a row in order to qualify for this prestigious award. And the results are in! Here are the very best Wedding Favours of Australia, chosen by no other than the Brides and Grooms across the nation! That's a pretty giant recommendation if you ask us!
NO.1 - Personalised Favours
New South Wales
National ABIA Award winner for Bomboniere in 2018 & 2019 and NSW’s #1 since 2014!
A wedding is an ideal time to express your unique self, that’s why the team at Personalised Favours work tirelessly to ensure their wedding favours are above par & above client expectations.
Their easy-to-use online store is known for its quality & customised products. Personalised Favours creates beautiful, bespoke pieces as individual as every customer. They offer a fantastic range of wedding favours that boast personality, authenticity and character to create a lasting impression for friends and family.
With original and stunning products such as intricately engraved wooden keyrings, marble coasters, keepsake jars, sunglasses, hangover kits and much, much more, your guests will be overjoyed with their personalised gifts. All artwork is free and created in-house, so the team can even alter their designs just for you!
View more wedding favour ideas by Personalised Favours on their ABIA Profile.
Australia’s #1 for Bomboniere in 2017 and 11-time winner at the VIC ABIA Awards
With over 17 years of experience in the chocolate industry, you can be confident Chocolate Works knows how to impress your guests with their wedding favours! All their delicious ‘melt-in-the-mouth’ couverture chocolates are made fresh-to-order in their factory in Melbourne, Victoria.
Their Luxury Designer Bars are their most popular option for favours and are the most beautiful chocolate bars you'll ever see! They can match your theme, colour scheme, venue and invites – the options & ideas for wedding favours are endless.
Add guest names for a personalised touch and the chocolates can even double as place cards. They also offer a budget bar range where you’ll receive quality Lindt chocolate and a design you love, simply by choosing from their vast range of design templates or creating your own customised design.
Visit Designer Chocolates by Chocolate Works’ ABIA Profile to discover all their wedding favour ideas.
TOP 3 - Giftware Direct
Hunter Valley, NSW
As one of Australia's leading personalised wedding favour suppliers, Giftware Direct focuses on making your day memorable with unique, easy and affordable favours.
Whatever item from their huge range tickles your fancy, you’ll be adding a high-quality and personalised touch to your wedding that is sure to wow your guests.
Their easy, effortless ordering process combined with their in-house manufacturing means you get factory-direct prices straight from the supplier and decorator. Giftware Direct is the perfect one-stop-shop providing you with what you need without breaking your wedding budget!
Visit Giftware Direct for a never-ending list of wedding favour ideas.
TOP 5 - Designer Candy
Australia’s No.1 Bomboniere in 2016 and 3-time VIC winner
Design your own custom-made edible favours!
Designer wedding candy with personalised names or initials inside the candy adds a personal touch to your day and is the perfect way to incorporate your colour theme and impress your guests. Pick any colours so that your favours coordinate with your wedding colour theme, and choose from their delicious gluten-free gourmet flavours – the ultimate in customisation for your bomboniere!
The art of creating rock candy requires many years to perfect and the creation process itself takes a lot of time.
The words and images inside the candy aren’t printed, stamped or downloaded onto the candy – they’re created one by one by hand by their talented confectioners using a highly specialised technique.
Designer Candy will take the stress out of planning your wedding with an easy, smooth ordering process, answer any questions you have and can help you with your customised candy design.
Discover more about Designer Candy's Wedding Favours.
TOP 10 - Wedding Glasses By Groovy Glass
Ranked amongst the National Top 10 for Bomboniere since 2015
Groovy Glass specialises in wedding glassware personalised with your love, with their exquisite yet affordable printed, etched and frosted glasses imparting a modern and contemporary look. If you're stuck with ideas for wedding favours, they are your go-to!
You can customise a range of glass with you and your partner’s names, your wedding date, a chosen graphic or a special ‘thank you’ message, which are printed onto the glassware with high-quality ink, or sandblasted to create a beautiful and permanent design then laser-engraved for a smooth, satin finish.
These personal and practical gifts can be kept as a lasting memento as well as allow your guests to toast you as a newly wedded couple!
Chat with the team at Wedding Glasses by Groovy Glass today!
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