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25-05-2012 13:16 #31
25-05-2012 13:18 #32Senior Member
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$55k and that does not include a honey moon.
I do not regret the amount we spent but I do regret what we spent it on. I was so wrapped up in impressing people that I got lost in that when what I really wanted was a beach wedding with a gourmet bbq as a reception.
If we were to go back in time a destination wedding is what I would go for.
Thankfully we paid for everything in cash so there was no long term debt from the day.
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25-05-2012 13:18 #33
We get married in 1 week we have spent a bit over $30000. The reception is $15000 for 110 guests, 3 course meal and drinks, dress was $2200, we paid for bridal party suits and dresses and everything that goes with them. It all added up really quickly but I can't wait for the day to come
25-05-2012 13:21 #34
We had 58 guests in a beautiful hunter valley wedding. All up excluding honeymoon was about 60k, we got married after 3months engagement, it was the most spectacular day!!
25-05-2012 13:37 #35
25-05-2012 13:40 #36has left the building
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- Dec 2008
$5000 on the wedding.
$7000 on teh honeymoon.
I regret the wedding expense, it was more than would like to have spend and could have been better used elsewhere. I don't regret the honeymoon expense though, that was well worth it.
25-05-2012 13:42 #37
I paid for my dress, dh suit and ds's suit the rings + registries office = $1600
Mil paid for the dinner.
No honey moon or anything. Dh and i have never had any time away together.
25-05-2012 13:53 #38
We spent around $50k not including honeymoon. And if we could do it all again, we'd do it totally different.
Don't get me wrong, everything was beautiful. Married on a pier all done up and a stunning reception at port Melbourne yacht club.
But some of things we spent money was unnecessary, such as $4000 on flowers and decos for the pier and reception.
And $2500 on a dress that I had custom made, which I didn't even like in the end. Could have got a one I loved for $800 at brides of Melbourne off the rack.
Anyway, it was just things like that. But everyone had an awesome time.
25-05-2012 14:10 #39Senior Member
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- Mar 2010
DH parents and my parents paid for our wedding which was approx. $20K, not including my dress, jewellery, hair, makeup etc. We had a church service followed by our reception at a SLSC with a sit down dinner. Honeymoon cost around $22K which we paid for.
25-05-2012 14:12 #40
$25000 roughly in brisbane and including honeymoon at the sunshine coast.
We had 60+ guests at reception with constant drinks (not bar tab but paid a price for free drinks from start till end) all drop meals not buffet, cheese and fruit platters on arrival etc. was gorgeous! the works for 4 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen, bride, groom, flower girl and page boy. Church wedding. We had everything and it was really great but I really really shopped for the best price or did it myself where I could ie invites etc.
Maybe alot of money but I wouldn't change a bit of it.
My stepbrother got married and had over 100guests nothing very decorative in the reception but it was a winery and 1 bridesmaid/groomsmen and it cost over $60,000.
Last edited by 1CrazyMoose; 25-05-2012 at 14:17.
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