Essentially, a wedding today will cost you more than the same wedding would have a few years ago. For couples wanting to tie the knot on a shoestring budget, here are some ways to offset inflation's impact on your big day.
Second, be ruthless with the guest list. The more guests you host, the more expensive the wedding will be, inflation or not. Inviting only close family and friends, you'll have a truly meaningful and intimate celebration.
In a recent survey by Gumtree, 44 percent of couples said they were skipping hiring a professional wedding planner. If your budget is extra tight, consider planning your own wedding and opting for an on-site coordinator to oversee logistics on the big day.