Weddings function reflects the individual personalities and priorities of the couple getting married. Now a day’s weddings are expensive because people believe that it reflects the individual’s professional status. It is a special day for which individual wait throughout life, so it should be memorable day of their life but it means not that you need to spend tons of money on a wedding function when the most important thing is to make it personal, memorable and happiest movement of life. The focus of this special day should be the priorities rather than how much spent or save.
“Style me pretty for an unforgettable celebration” it can be statement of bride and groom, so here no need to comprise with their dream day but still there is some space where you cut down the expenses and save the money. No matter what your budget, a swanky, high-end wedding can be yours without sacrificing a single wish.
The seven money saving tips which you can apply easily is following:-
1. Prepare a budget and keep track of your expenses
Budget preparation helps you to guess the future expenses for wedding and according to that priorities you can cut down the expenses or as per budget you can arrange the money for wedding. It will better if you plan your wedding rather than hiring a wedding planner.
2. Research and Analysis before shop
With the help of research and analysis it is easy to cut down the wedding expenses by analyzing the comparative price and quality of same product by different manufacturer. Try to get more than one quote for services and products. Try to avoid telling suppliers that you’re shopping for a wedding because than may be they can charge more for wedding label product.
3. Shorten the wedding-planning timeline
Don’t wait for a long time to get married and it will be easier to simplify the wedding. In recent trends the couples are saving money by planning a more last-minute wedding, rather than the traditional 11-month run-up. The short timeline will force you to streamline and keep you away from extra expenses.
4. Trim your guest list
Every time when you add a single name in your guest list it will increase your wedding budget. It’s not just about catering costs, but also for extra centerpieces, favors, rentals, etc. Priorities your guest list and don’t invite them with whom you are not so friendly.
5. Ask for help from friends and family
You can ask to your family members and friends to donate their skills. By this you will not only save the money, but it’s a great way to get people involved and make your special day a more personal occasion. They will generally be honored to be a special part of your big day.
6. Keep the reception short and simple
Analyze the price of different reception halls and as per you convenience chooses the place for your reception. If you are hiring a caterer, so tell them you need to keep costs low if possible. Be sure the caterer supplies what you need and they are not charging for extra services and items.
7. Schedule the wedding other day than Saturday
If the less competition for dates, you can have more negotiating power and you can easily save more than 10 to 15 percent on your wedding expenses. In USA Saturday is the most popular day for marriage so ask about rates for Friday- and Sunday-night weddings.