How much does a simple wedding cost in South Africa?

The cost of a wedding. Costs vary greatly depending on the size and location of the wedding. According to professional wedding planners, Great Occasions, the average cost of wedding in South Africa is between R70,000 – R80,000 for 80 to 100 people.

How much should you budget for a wedding in South Africa?

Recent research conducted by The Wedding Expo found that most South African couples are spending between R80 000 and R120 000 on their weddings, including their honeymoon, according to Amanda Cunningham, Managing Director of The Wedding Expo.

How much money do you need for a small wedding?

The average American wedding costs $30,000, according to The Knot, a popular wedding planning website. $30,000! That money could buy a nice new car or be a 20% down payment on a $150,000 home. It’s also more than many Americans earn in a year.

Who pays for what at a wedding in South Africa?

It is traditional for the bride’s family to pay for the reception, church fees, groom’s ring, invitations, flowers, music and the gifts for the bridal party.

How can I make a cheap wedding look expensive?

10 Ways to Create an Expensive Looking Wedding on a Budget

  1. Scour your home for decor. …
  2. Make double use out of flowers. …
  3. Borrow from friends and family. …
  4. Make it metallic! …
  5. Fancy up your linens. …
  6. Brighten up the space. …
  7. Forage the outdoors. …
  8. Get fancy with writing.
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