Ways to Cut Costs for Bridesmaids


December 12, 2016

Ways to Cut Costs for Bridesmaids

Since being a bridesmaid can come with quite the hefty price tag, it’s always helpful to keep your bridal party and their budget in mind when making plans and picking out the details that you’ll want your gal pals to chip in for to prepare for your big day. If you’re looking to keep in mind a way to cut costs for your bridesmaids, here are 4 ways you can save them quite a few bucks.


  1. Keep Things Local

Instead of jet setting to some place cross country or even out of the country for your bachelorette party, you can plan the weekend of girl time some place local. Have a giant slumber party at your apartment or book a hotel room in a less touristy area.

  1. Let Them Pick the Dress

You may have an idea of the kind of dress you’d like your bridesmaids to wear on your big day. Rather than picking out the actual dress you’d like them to purchase, instead give them more freedom by just picking out the color or style and letting them find a dress in their price range.

  1. Ask Them to Skip the Gifts

Your bridesmaids may feel pressure to give you gifts throughout your wedding adventure. Give your bridesmaids a heads up that they don’t have to buy you anything for your wedding and that their time and energy as your bridesmaid is the greatest gift of all.

  1. Suggest Accommodations

If your bridesmaids are flying in for the wedding and looking for a place to stay, try to find them a special rate a hotel nearby or even see if local friends and family members can host them so they can save a few hundred dollars for the weekend.

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