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#191 venus909

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    Posted 10 January 2012 - 09:42 AM

    we were hoping to stick with a 15K budget (everything included - flight, resort, all wedding stuff) but since FI and I seem to have want more than what we originally thought it's looking like 18 - 20K. YIKES.... 



    #192 Lizk23

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      Posted 10 January 2012 - 10:01 AM

      Our wedding budget for the destination wedding in Jamaica is $30,000 and our at home reception budget is $40,000. we've been able to stick to it pretty well! :) Happy planning everyone!!!



      #193 Cateyedcutie

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        Posted 13 January 2012 - 06:04 PM

        15k saved just in case, hoping to keep it around 10k.

        #194 inloveinkorea

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          Posted 14 January 2012 - 07:01 AM

          About $15K total including airfare for us. 

           

          We're also budgeting about $1,000 to spend on townhouse rentals for our friends who are on a tighter budget. I'm budgeting a little higher than I originally would have expected for better photography and videography, but I'm saving on things like my dress ($300!!). 

           

          Our friends who got married in the NJ/NY area all spent over $30K. During the early stages of planning, I got turned down from 3 locations in NJ that I loved for having under 150 guests!!!! In the end, I'm MUCH happier to have our wedding in the Caribbean. :) :)


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          #195 WPGBride

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            Posted 27 January 2012 - 08:19 PM

            Ours is so far at $10,000 for flight + hotel (for 2 weeks) + wedding package. We have $2000 put away for vacay spending money but I dont think that will be enough. We have yet to do some important things like grooms outfit, decorations, and boarding dogs. So probably closer to $15,000 when its all said and done hopefully



            #196 joda

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              Posted 28 January 2012 - 05:55 AM

              We are hoping to keep it under $15,000, but including our flights and hotel it might be more like $18,000. We'll see, maybe I can work some magic!



              #197 nimbleknits

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                Posted 08 February 2012 - 12:32 AM

                I have budgeted for $20K, but I know I estimated high in a number of areas, which works out because I would like to pay $500 to my MOH as well as my 2 bridesmaids to cover some of their travel expenses.  My fiance & I have two older children each, so a lot of our expenses are travel related.



                #198 mysecreteden

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                  Posted 10 February 2012 - 04:14 PM

                  Well, my budget is around 13K and I am doing pretty good in terms of keep it around theere. I guess the cost really depends on how many people are actually attending.



                  #199 Kristy28

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                    Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:57 PM

                    We budgeted around $10,000 for our wedding and we are thinking it will be about $8000 once we are done. Our trips are free except for tax as we have a large group coming.


                    Wedding booked for December 12, 2012 at the RIU Ocho Rio....cannot wait.....it will be the best day of our lives

                    #200 marilili

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                      Posted 11 February 2012 - 06:03 PM

                      I was hoping to spend under 8k but it's look more like 15k






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