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CEREMONY               

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HIDDEN  COSTS

Look out! You might not know these wedding expenses exist.

BAR

Certain  premium  brands of liquor,

  Such as Grey Goose or Johnny Walker Blue Label, even in a top shelf  open bar:  $30-$50 per bottle, plus cost of bottle.


 Champagne toast: $3-$5 per person, depending the selection


 Corkage fee: $10-$15 per bottle.

  Particular soda brands (versus the generic sodas that are often part  of the standard package price): $0.50-$1 per can

  Pouring fee if you bring your own liquor: $30-$50 per bottle


CAKE

 Cutting: $1-$5 per slice

  Wrapping: (for cake slices as favors--even if you supply the boxes):

 $1-$2 per slice


CEREMONY

  Church bell ringing:  $250-$500

  Church clean up: $200 plus




HIDDEN COSTS


Look out! You might not know these wedding expenses exist.

  DRESS

     Alterations:

       From $250 (some shops include 1-2 tailoring  sessions,  but others do not include even minimal  alterations)


 FAVORS AND GIFTS

       Welcome-basket or gift-bag delivery:

      $3-$5 per room (This is typically handled by some  of the hotels’s staff      members)

    Placing favors on tables at venue: $50 (This is  generally done by the  reception-site manager)


THERE  ARE  MORE AREAS WHERE HIDDEN  COSTS COULD   HIDE.   


 HIDDEN  COSTS


Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Before you sign on the dotted line, have someone with experience with you if possible.

Or ask for a copy so  you can review it.

Popular days for receptions Cost MORE??


What are the most popular days for receptions? Saturday’s and it you are planing a holiday wedding, look out? The costs will sky rocketed.


If it is not necessary to have a Saturday event ask about other days in the week and you will be pleasantly surprised with the difference in price.

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