The day you get married is as special a day as they come, but wedding costs can often be higher than you think.
Here we take a look at how much weddings can cost, from dating and engagement all the way through to the big day itself – for the bride, the groom, the family, and even the guests,
What we found
Experian research in 2014* found that the average couple (meaning those either planning to get married, are married or that have been married) say the budget came in at just under £4,000 (£3,998).
However, once they were asked to itemise separate costs, such as the dress, the venue, the rings and the honeymoon, the total average cost leapt up to £6,627 – suggesting that perhaps many of us underestimate how much a wedding will cost. Continue reading