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budgeting

How involved are the people that pay?

Paying for a wedding is a complicated affair. In times gone by, tradition dictated that very particular parts of a wedding were paid for by very particular members of the wedding party. Some people still choose to uphold these traditions, while others, well, they do things their own way.

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How do I get sponsors for my wedding?

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Sponsored weddings

Popup Weddings meets the couple who are paying for their entire wedding with sponsorship, but without a single ad at their ceremony or reception. Seriously.

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Sponsored weddings – selling out or buying in?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Sponsored weddings

Sponsored weddings aren’t as crass as they may appear. Do it with some subtlety and you could make huge savings without selling the soul of your big day.

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Mates-rates. Are they worth the hassle?

You can save a lot of money by getting your friends to help out with your wedding, instead of hiring a pro. But mates rates can come with significant risk.

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To haggle or not to haggle

In Asia they have a saying. ‘Good for me, good for you.’ This is often announced by street sellers once they’ve reached their final bargaining price. It means you’re getting a good price, and they can still make money from the transaction. But here in Europe you’d probably get some funny looks if you started trying to negotiate the price for an item of clothing at your local Debenhams.

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(Some of) the perils and pitfalls of budgeting for a wedding

Having your dream wedding day and bringing it in on budget isn’t easy. But it’s not impossible. Here are some of the ways you can avoid blowing your budget.

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