Can you stop or delay your wedding citing because of the reason that it is very costly affair? Certainly “Not”, then it is wise for you to plan how to make your wedding of low budget. Here are a few tips that you may use.
1. Utilise expert services of coordinators
Now a days, wedding planners and wedding coordinators are providing their expert services in saving expenses of marriage by discounts and perks with partner vendors. If you go for separate expenditure and separate bookings you may have to spend more money. Mind it not to use all the advices of such experts and use your own brain too.
2. Caterer Costs
Be sure that your caterer doesn’t over charge you. For example, if your guests are non-drinkers, don't pay for drinks too. About the dishes, you may prefer for the items that are easily available in that season. Some vegetables for example grow in a particular season. It is wise to select them and include in menu of food offered on your wedding day. Also, don’t forget to take care of likes and dislikes of your guests.
3. Don’t plan your marriage in peak season
By doing this, you will save a lot of money in booking of reception halls etc. During peak season, all the bookings and purchasing are done at higher costs. Though, there is competition in the market, but the items used in weddings are very costly itself and shopkeepers want to gain maximum benefits.
4. Cut expenditure on wedding invitations
Have your wedding invitations of a standard envelope and one standard stamp. Include all the necessary information on wedding invitation itself. This will save your money on sending different cards for different events or occasions. At the same time, it will take you to invite all necessary guests only.
5. Choose the venue wisely
Venue is one of the most important aspects of wedding planning. It should be easily located by guests. At the same time, it should not be very costly. The community centre of your area or any government building on rent can be hired for this purpose. This will cut the expenditure to a great level. Alternatively, you may use the vacant land of your area decorated with tent, lights, music and flowers for the purpose.
6. Spend less on wedding dress and jewellery
It is advised that you go for less number of dresses. Since the fashion is changing at fast rate, your latest dress of today may go out-dated in coming times. So, if you save today on dress, you will be able to buy more dresses in future. The same thing is applicable for jewelleries also. It will not be bad, if you choose the artificial jewellery and decorate yourself with that. At the same time, you may opt for jewellery on rent.
Having done all these carefully, your marriage expenditure is surely bound to go down coupled with long lasting memories for everyone.