Friday 15 November 2019

Average spend by couples on their wedding day:

Venue 9,825

Band 1,840

DJ 350

Photographer 1,435

Videographer 955

Wedding Dress 1,570

Bridesmaid Dresses 550

Suits for the Men 625

Musicians / Singers 415

Cars / Transportation 420

Makeup Artist 265

Hair Stylist 235

Jewellery 510

Décor 425

Florist 615

Cake 340

Invitations / Stationery 340

Favours 225

Accessories / Candles 125

Hen / Stag Party 470

Honeymoon 4,955

Miscellaneous Costs 1,170

Total: €24,580

60% Used savings to pay for the wedding, 21% shared costs with parents and 18% paid by loan

8% got married abroad (down 2% on last year)

36% spend €20,000+ on their wedding with 6% spending over €30,000

35% went over budget... 17% blew the budget by more than €5,000

20% had over 200 guests

90% honeymoon abroad

73% had a religious ceremony, 17% had a civil and 10% a humanist ceremony (non-religious weddings up 3% on last year)

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