Why a Weekday Wedding Suits You
Yes, a weekend wedding is still the top choice of the majority, but in the recent years, more and more couples are considering having a weekday wedding. Indeed, there will be challenges along the way, especially when it comes to ensuring your guests can make it to your weekday wedding. But believe us when we say that there are so many benefits of having a weekday wedding, from planning to the wedding day itself.
It is very uncommon.
To many people, uncommon is often not positive. But in this case, this uncommon kind of setup is good. Imagine your guests receiving your wedding invitation stating a Wednesday wedding. Yes, it can be inconvenient for those who are working or studying but this is something they can arrange.
Because of the uncommon setup, it will break up what would be another dull work week with something really special. True that it may be inconvenient for some. But always keep in mind that people who care the most will be there no matter what.
Get married on the day you first met.
It doesn’t matter if that day falls on a peak season. What matters is you are open whether it falls on a Monday or a Thursday and you can celebrate that milestone together. Getting married on a special date is always something all couples want but is restrained because of wanting to have a weekend wedding. But if this is the case, they may need to wait a couple of more years before this date falls on a weekend.
It is cheaper.
Planning a weekday wedding can save you a lot of money. You can stretch out your budget and spend it on what matters to you most. It can be in your wedding dress or get the flowers that you really want for your centerpiece.
And because your wedding vendors and venue are free during weekdays, you can ask for discounts or add-ons. These savings can be put in getting nicer decorations, a longer honeymoon or more savings in the bank for your future family.
Get the wedding vendor and venue that you always wanted.
Eyeing a beautiful estate for your dream wedding but they are fully booked until the end of next year? Try booking it on a weekday. Weekend weddings can be a little bit tricky especially if you want to get married in the next months. This is especially if the venue is one of the most sought-after venues. That’s why booking these sought-after venues during weekdays is highly suggested.
Same goes with seasoned wedding vendors like photographers, wedding gown designers, and wedding planners. If you are building a dream team in a short period of time, weekdays is definitely a lot easier for wedding vendors to work with. Who knows they might even throw additional services for free!
Longer time to prepare for the wedding day
If you decide to have a Monday wedding, you have the whole weekend to make final adjustments and changes to your wedding. Also, you have ample time to make visits to your venue to make sure that everything is going well.
Moreover, you have plenty of time to relax before your wedding day. Go invite your girlfriends for a spa weekend before the big day.
Longer time to celebrate
Imagine if you go for a Friday wedding or a day before or maybe after a weekday public holiday. You can really get into celebration mode! Knowing your wedding guests will have a few more days to relax and recover from the wedding. This means that you and your wedding guests can truly have an epic week. Plus, you will not get worried about getting up early the following day for work or school or even until the next day.
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More Savings For The Honeymoon
If you plan to head off to your honeymoon, it is likely that you’ll have a wide array of cheaper travel options and accommodations. Not only that, there’s a big chance that you’ll be able to book that dream honeymoon destination you always wanted – at a discounted price!
Getting married on a weekday may not be every couple’s cup of tea. It may also raise some eyebrows from your invited guests. But if you are a couple who are on a budget or wanted a more intimate wedding, consider having a weekday wedding. You’ll be surprised what a weekday wedding has to offer.
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