(Closed) Sunday Brides? How much did you save?

posted 9 years ago in Money
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee

I don’t know about flowers, but I definitely notice a mark up around Valentines Day. Even the corner delis that sell roses just about double their price, if not more, but I also know it’s just the few days around Valentine’s day, not that far in advancted (however, I wouldn’t know about prof. flower places). I personally dont think I saved a ton on a Sunday wedding, but it made things easier to book I think since I had a shorter engagement. I did however, save on the venue because if we did a friday or saturday wedding we would have had to book the entire inn, but I don’t imagine it’s like that for most places.

Post # 4
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778 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2009

I negotiated better packages with my vendors, they would add something on.  On the venue I saved $60/person.  Overall we had a Saturday $60K wedding for $37K on a Sunday.  It made a huge difference for our budget and we would have had to use a different photographer, not had a videographer, had less flowers, etc…

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

I’m not sure we saved a ton of money because it was a Sunday, but like JoesWifey said, it made booking a lot easier.  We were on a Sunday holiday, Mother’s Day, and were able to book everything within 7 months.  In fact, we didn’t even do the some of the big vendors (caterer and photographer) until about 3 months out.  And we got our first pick on every single vendor; we didn’t have to compromise for someine we didn’t really like. 

I think all of our savings came from asking for discounts for being locals, going to vendors recommended by friends, etc…

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