Anyone whose had an influx of wedding in a short space of time can likely strong testify that they’re expensive affairs.
Even before the big day, there’s a lot to cost up, from transport to and from the venue, to the hen and stag dos, and the wedding present.
Many couples provide a list so give guests a helping hand when it comes to choosing the right gift. But in this wedding guest’s experience, the list in question provided more rage than reassurance…
Taking to Mumsnet, one flustered invitee details: “We have been ‘invited’ to a wedding WEEK in the USA.
“Prices starting from £3k, with 5 organised events, each with their own dress code.”
To top it off, the invite included a link to an Amazon wish list of things the couple would like to receive as gifts. The cheapest option? £300.
The post continued: “Children are welcome on the holiday but not at the ceremony, and we’re to chip in to the bride’s accommodation the night before the big day to show her our love?! Total costing is £5,500 for a WEEK.”
The internet was suitably outraged.
One person wrote: “Wait – do you know anyone who’s actually going to be able to go to this?? Do they have insanely rich friends? And most importantly- is there a hen do?!!”
And another: “I think every engaged couple needs to be reminded that, other than your nearest and dearest, no one really gives a f**k that you’re getting married.”
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