How Not To Blow Your Destination Wedding Budget
The wedding is the most important and happiest day in your life. However, it can be difficult to keep up with the expectations of your guests and you, still remain within the boundaries of your wedding budget. It is possible to keep your destination wedding budget under control and still have a destination wedding to remember.
== Gift ==
A great gift for your guest at a destination wedding is a basket! Yes! You can get a basket full vacation goodies delivered directly to your guest’s room.
In this basket, ensure that you include items like hats, sunglasses, camera, tourist maps and local restaurants guide. A tourist map and restaurant guide can be of great help if your guests are getting married abroad hence they can know the places to visit and a place to eat respectably.
== Wedding Rings ==
There is no need to blow your wedding budget by buying an over-priced wedding ring from high street jewellers more especially if you are getting married overseas. Thanks to the internet, you can browse on the online jewellers and get an idea of how much you should pay for your wedding ring or better still purchase it online.
== Wedding Dresses ==
There are thousands of internet bridal shops from which you can purchase your bride’s wedding gown at a bargain price. However, make sure you order the dress well in advance so that you can get your dress altered to fit you for your big day.
== Help From Family and Friends ==
If you are getting married overseas, you can make use of your friends who are attending your wedding to help carry some of your gears to cut the cost of hiring a means of transport.
When it is time for a group photo, you can have one of your family member or close friend gather all the families together for a group photograph.
== Wine ==
You don’t have to blow your destination wedding budget by ordering an expensive wine. First, you need to know how much wine will be necessary and the serving type that will be the most cost effective.
An open bar can be very expensive and more especially if it will be left open for a long time. To cut down the cost, you can have a limited open bar and have fewer brands of wine to reduce the cost.
== Photographer ==
When you are choosing a photographer for your destination wedding, you should consider whether the photographer is reasonably priced and whether you will get quality photos apart from the regular 4x6 print outs.
If you are doing an overseas wedding, it will be useful to use the services of a local photographer who has expertise in wedding photographs than importing a photographer from your home.
== Venue ==
A wedding venue is the most expensive of all things in your wedding more especially if you are doing your wedding overseas. But this can be a great place to cut costs as well.
If you want elegance, avoid country clubs and golf courses and opt for a park or beach or an old theatre or art gallery.
== Cake ==
Don’t blow your budget on a big cake. You can achieve the same results of elegance with a small cake. The photo will still look good, and friends will still cheer you up.