Weddings are expensive. Fact. But there are areas where even the most spreadsheet savvy of you may be overspending without realising it.
To help ensure you’ve got some pennies left for the fun stuff like champagne on your honeymoon, we’ve highlighted the common W-day overspends to help you reign in the spending at you plan your wedding budget. Here’s to making the most of every pound.
You’re at a friend’s reception dancing your socks off to a Bublé sound-a-like singer when you decide you just have to have him at your wedding, too. Trouble is, said wedding is about 300 miles from where yours will be and suddenly you’re hit with not only the singer’s appearance fee but their hotel stay and a full tank of petrol.
How to save money...
Before you book and put your deposit down on any suppliers, check where they’re based. Unless you’ve got room in the budget for an out-of-towner, go back to the drawing board and find an alternative near your venue. Remember, even suppliers you consider to be nearby may add extra costs – for example, some London-based companies charge for going anywhere outside the M25!