(Closed) Vent – I Hate Vendors

posted 8 years ago in Money
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I would confront them about it. Maybe they have time/mileage minimum?

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I agree.  Ask them to justify the per mile fee for more miles than it will be as well as the rental for 5 hours when it will probably only take 3.  JoJo is right, maybe they have minimums or possibly this is a not to exceed (NTE) cost.  All relevant questions to ask them to clarify. 

I hear you though on this.  When Fiance and I have submitted for a few online quotes we have submitted 2, mine requesting it for a wedding and his requesting it for just a party.  We fully plan on argueing if any are different.  So far it hasn’t been an issue but we just getting started contacting vendors.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

I agree, breakdowns are RIDICULOUS sometimes. I had this catering proposal where the food cost $25/person, but with all the extra bells and whistles, they got it up to over $100/person. It was crazy. 

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Hmmmm… that would tick me off too! Is there any way you could try to negotiate? I’m big on that.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Those extras will get you, and they add up fast.  At least you know what it’s going toward though.  I would probably ask if anything can be negotiated or waved though, but that’s just me trying to save even more. 

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