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    ok I need outside opinions
    So a friend from nz invited me to her wedding,she came over here for mine.
    Everyone knew each other at my wedding,and we let everyone stay at our house,to save costs and hired the homestead at wedding venue and let everyone who wanted to stay there on our wedding night to save them getting home.
    So I booked flight coz they were cheap,wasnt going to go otherwise.
    Have paid $260 for them and $180 for passport,and will stay with fam in nz.
    I am also flying to another part of nz to see other fam,so will have to be at the airport 4 times in 6 days
    I have no transport while in nz,except relying on fam.The wedding is an hour from where I am staying.
    I dont know ANYONE going to wedding
    Bascially I have NO spare money.I have told the bride I dont think i will go to wedding as its stressing me out getting there and back and being at airport next morning for another flight.She has offered to borrow her car,but I have to go to her place to pick it up and drop it back,then get home and obviously cannot drink at all in a room for of strangers for 8 hours.Plus I cant even remember how to drive a manual.
    Am I horrible for not going to wedding when that was the reason I was going to nz in first place??

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    I would go. I don't really understand why you would consider not going when, as you say, that is the reason you are going to NZ in the first place.

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    I'd probably be miffed if I was the bride tbh. I don't get why you wouldn't go to the wedding seeing as that's why you booked the flight in the first place.

    If I didn't know anyone at the wedding then I'd look at it as an excuse to get to know people :-)
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    Yes.... Sorry.... This is all things that you should have worked out/thought of beforehand.

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    so you think its ok for someone to travel from overseas to go to your wedding,but not really help them get to your wedding???

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    I'd be upset if I was the bride, knowing you came all that way, but then couldn't manage a short leg?Eta: I don't think it's her responsibility to get you to and from the wedding, sure it would be nice of her, but she has offered you her car, if a friend did that for me id personally consider it more then enough.
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    Can one of the family members that you're staying with help you out by driving the car, even if you ask the bride if she minds that you bring a guest as it will make it easier with transport?

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    Quote Originally Posted by *Chels* View Post
    so you think its ok for someone to travel from overseas to go to your wedding,but not really help them get to your wedding???
    Yes!! It's not her responsibility AND she has even offered to lend you her car.

    I'm not sure what you are thinking tbh.

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    I guess I think...I had 80% of my wedding from overseas and I picked up every single one from airport,let them stay at my place and made sure they all had a way to my wedding.No questions asked.So I feel a bit **** that the favour isnt returned to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by *Chels* View Post
    so you think its ok for someone to travel from overseas to go to your wedding,but not really help them get to your wedding???
    Yes!! It is your responsibility to get to the wedding.

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