Situated neatly in the Aegean Sea, the Greek Island of Santorini is one of the most idyllic places in this part of the world, complete with oceanic views, a coastline that stretches for miles, captivating flora and fauna and a host of things to see and do. For those planning a wedding, this stunning little island is one of the most popular destinations imaginable – and for good reason. Although an important consideration can be the cost of the venue, the party, the ceremony, and guest expenses, the reality is that it can be possible to enjoy a Santorini wedding on a budget and in this guide, we’ll be exploring options relating to how you can do precisely this.Continue reading Planning the Perfect Santorini Wedding on a Budget
It’s no secret that weddings are expensive. The wedding services industry is valued at over $70 billion, with wedding venues making up a large chunk of it. So how much do wedding venues cost? The cost can range from a few hundred to thousands of dollars, depending on the size and location of the event space, with the average price of a wedding venue in the U.S. being $6,000.
The guideline most people are advised to follow is that the venue should account for around 20-30% of your overall wedding budget. So if your total wedding budget is $20,000, you should aim to spend around $4,000-$6,000 on the venue. This should leave enough room in the budget for the many other wedding costs, including flowers and food.
However, this is only a guideline. Your wedding budget has to come down to what you value most on your special day and what you can realistically spend (and in some cases, not so realistically, but that is how many couples end up in debt.)
Here are the eight best strategies for saving money on your wedding venue.Continue reading Navigating the Rising Costs of a Wedding Venue: Tips and Strategies
Your wedding day is one of your life’s most essential and memorable. From selecting the perfect dress to finalizing the guest list, countless decisions must be made. However, one of the most critical decisions you will make is choosing the ideal wedding venue. The wedding venue sets the tone and ambiance for the entire event, and it can make or break the overall experience for you and your guests. With so many options available, deciding on the best venue for your special day can be overwhelming. In this blog post, we will provide some helpful tips and considerations to remember when choosing the perfect wedding venue. From budget and guest count to location and amenities, we’ve covered you to help make your wedding day a dream come true.Continue reading How To Choose The Perfect Wedding Venue: A Guide
Gone are the days of cookie-cutter wedding venues. More and more couples are opting for non-traditional locations to say their vows, choosing places that reflect their personalities and interests. The options for unique and unexpected wedding venues are endless, from museums to mountain tops. And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want to get married at a zoo or treehouse? Not only do these alternative venues provide a stunning backdrop for your big day, but they also create a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests. So if you’re tired of the same old banquet hall or church, consider breaking tradition and choosing one of these nine stunning non-traditional wedding venues to make your big day unforgettable.Continue reading From Museums to Mountain Tops: 9 Stunning Non-Traditional Wedding Venues to Consider