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Budget for your Wedding Day

Before starting with arrangements for your BIG day, you should know what your budget allows. Use our online planner to help plan your wedding budget.

The following information is an indication of all the things you have to budget for, for your big day.

If you see something here that you do not have on your list, you should download our Budget Planner above.

Wedding Stationery

  • Save the date cards & envelopes
  • Invitations & envelopes
  • RSVP cards & envelopes
  • Church Programmes
  • Place cards
  • Table plan
  • Table numbers
  • Menus
  • Thank You cards & envelopes
  • Gift boxes
  • Postage
  • Calligraphy
  • Guest Book

Reception

  • Reception Venue fee
  • Catering & Food
  • Wedding Cake
  • Bar
  • Champagne
  • Barman
  • Waitrons
  • Rentals
  • Wedding favours
  • Transportation
  • Transportation for guests
  • Parking
  • Tips
  • Cocktails
  • Refreshments
  • Drapery
  • Fairy Lights
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Flower Stands
  • Chandeliers
  • Candles
  • Underplates
  • Table clothes and Chair Covers
  • Hiring Chairs & tables
  • Serviettes
  • Plants
  • Delivery & Returning
  • Other

The Brides Attire

  • Wedding dress
  • Headpiece
  • Veil
  • Garter
  • Lingerie
  • Hosiery
  • Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Jewellery
  • Hair
  • Make-up

The Groom's Attire

  • Hair
  • Suit or Tuxedo
  • Shoes
  • Bow tie
  • Cuff links
  • Studs
  • Braces
  • Cummerbund
  • Rings
  • Gift for bride

Ceremony

  • Church or Chapel fee
  • Ring Pillow
  • Kneeler
  • Confetti
  • Minister
  • Verger
  • Candles & Stands

Parties

  • Bridesmaids luncheon
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Post-nuptial brunch

Floral Art

  • Flowers for Church or Chapel
  • Bride's bouquet
  • Maid of honour bouquet
  • Bridesmaid's bouquet
  • Corsages & bonbonnieres
  • Reception flowers
    (centrepiece & decorations)
  • Flower girls' headpieces
  • Flower girls' baskets
  • Fee for setting up the floral art
  • Delivery fee

Photography

  • Engagement photographs
  • Wedding photographs
  • Wedding Album
  • Parent's Album
  • Additional Prints
  • Videography
  • Parent's DVD's

Gifts

  • Maid of honour
  • Bridesmaids
  • Best man
  • Bride's parents
  • Groom's parents

Wedding Co-ordinator

  • Co-ordinator fee
    (hourly fee or 15% of budget)
  • Planner, organizer or computer programme

Music

  • Church music
    (organist, soloists, etc.)
  • Reception DJ or Band
  • Additional Playing time after midnight
  • Traveling cost and accommodation

Miscellaneous

  • Lawyer
  • Wedding Car
  • Ribbons & Balloons for cars

Honeymoon

  • Accommodation
  • Tickets
  • Visa & airport insurance/taxes
  • Car Hire
  • Travel Expenses: taxi, train, buses
  • Honeymoon package
  • Bags & suitcases
  • Cash in hand

Wedding insurance

  • Detail
  • Cost of policy taken out



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