If you have set your wedding date, chances are that you have also been planning every detail of your wedding. You may be hoping for an extravagant wedding with the most beautiful flowers, your dream venue, delicious food, and gorgeous decorations.
But, all of this becomes very expensive. So, you may avail a personal loan to fund all these expenses. To cut down on the cost of the wedding, use the budget tips given below:
1. Reduce expense on flowers
Flowers add beauty to any venue but are usually very expensive. To save money on flowers, you may opt to repurpose the flowers and floral arrangements for the different ceremonies that will form a part of your wedding. This will help you save a lot of money instead of ordering fresh flowers for every ceremony. Another way to save on the cost of flowers is to reduce the quantity. You may replace some flowers in the centerpiece with tea candles. This will make the ambiance more romantic and also reduce costs.
2. Hire young talent
Professional photographers cost a lot. To save on this expense, you may hire a young photographer. Now beware, check their previous work and have clear communication about what you expect the pictures to look like so that there is no confusion. This will reduce your wedding expense and the result would be cute and candid photos instead of stiff and forced shots.
3. Off-peak wedding date
A huge portion of wedding budget goes in paying for the venue. You may have borrowed a marriage loan to meet this cost. However, you can considerably save on the venue if you choose an off-season date. Apart from this, Saturday night ceremonies are usually the most expensive. By opting for another time and day, you will save a lot of money.
4. Research standard prices
It often happens that quotes for the same service vary a lot. So it is best to educate yourself about the standard prices in the market by asking friends and relative who got married recently. It is also recommended that you ask at least three vendors before making a final decision.
5. Buy online
Now some important dresses like your wedding dress should be bought from a professional shop. However, you will save a lot of money by buying dresses and saris that are to be gifted, online. You may also look online for imitation jewelry to save a considerable amount of money.
Additional read– Wedding under 5 Lakhs: Tips for Planning a Wedding on a Budget
6. Don’t mention the ‘w’ word
As soon as anyone comes to know that you are purchasing things for a wedding, the price quoted may increase. So try to avoid telling the shopkeepers and vendors that you are buying for a wedding. Instead, stick to saying it is a normal celebration or party.
Your wedding is a joyous occasion and should be celebrated. To have your dream wedding you may avail of a personal loan to meet all the expenses. The memories that you will make will be cherished by you and your loved ones forever, so make the most of this magical day.