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Money-Saving Tips For Your LA Wedding

June 11, 2013 4:00 PM

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(credit: Wholesale Wedding Gowns)

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(credit: Unveiled Bridal Style Events)

In this day and age the average engaged couple can spend upwards of $30,000 on their wedding. It’s a hefty price tag for your special day. If you don’t want to break the bank paying for your wedding, here are some money-saving tips for planning your wedding.

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Tip #1: Shop Discount Wedding Dresses

Brides Against Breast Cancer
Radisson Hotel Whittier
7320 Greenleaf Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
www.bridesabc.org

Brides Against Breast Cancer is a fund-raising event that provide brides-to-be with an opportunity to find their dream gown (at an incredible savings), while contributing to services that providing support, education and hope to men and women affected by breast cancer.

(credit: Wholesale Wedding Gowns)

(credit: Wholesale Wedding Gowns)

Tip #2: Save On Bridesmaids Dresses

Wholesale Wedding Gowns
16742 Stagg Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 442-9888
www.wholesaleweddinggowns.com

Wholesale Wedding Gowns offers a money back guarantee on all their dresses and you can purchase off the rack. They offer more than 100 styles at budget prices. They also have “Special Sale Gowns” starting at just $99. You can find great bridesmaids dresses at this shop.

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(credit: Versailles Encino)

Tip #3: Cut Catering Costs

Versailles Encino
17410 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 906-0756
www.versaillescuban.com

Restaurants like Versailles offer catering for special events. It’s much more cost effective to have your favorite restaurant cater your wedding, rather than hiring a caterer.

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(credit: Jen O’Sullivan)

Tip #4 Score Special Discounts At Bridal Shows

Unveiled Bridal Style Events/plan A events
457 North Canon Drive, Suite C
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
unveiledevent.com

At Bridal shows you can discover and uncover a wealth of bridal knowledge and get amazing discounts and deals from the vendors being showcased. Often wedding Vendors offer special discounts to only those attending bridal shows. Unveiled Bridal Events are endorsed by Martha Stewart Weddings and Vera Wang. You definitely want to check out one of their amazing bridal events.

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(credit: Highland Springs Resort)

Tip #5: Book An All-Inclusive Wedding Location

The Highland Springs Resort
10600 Highland Springs Ave
Cherry Valley, CA 92223
(951) 845-1151
www.hsresort.com

At an all inclusive wedding location like The Highland Springs Resort you can get the venue, catering, the cake and the food for the fraction of the price you would normally pay for an entire wedding.

Vanessa Diaz is a freelance writer and blogger. You can find her on her blogs The Queen of Swag and Disney Domain. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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