Wedding guest costs exceed £800 in 2016

26 May 2016

Travelodge has revealed that the average Briton, who is set to attend two weddings in 2016, can incur costs exceeding £800 

In a study conducted by Travelodge, which compiled the views of 2,000 respondents, it has been revealed that the cost of attending an average of two weddings in 2016 is £815.64 per guest.

Nearly half (45%) of Britons will be attending two weddings this year and will spend approximately £407.83 on each wedding to purchase gifts, a new outfit, beauty treatments, accommodation and miscellaneous costs, such as drinks at the reception.

A quarter of Britons are even declining wedding invitations this year because they cannot afford the cost of being a guest.

The research also discovered that Londoners are the biggest spenders, while wedding guests in Aberdeen spend the least.The table below offers a full breakdown of areas in the UK.

 

Rank

 

 

Big Spenders

 

Spend

 

Scrimpers

 

Spend

1

London

£487.10

Aberdeen

£123.92

2

Belfast

£446.23

Wolverhampton

£128.12

3

Manchester

£441.37

Preston

£129.87

4

Bristol

£410.96

Sheffield

£143.43

5

Cardiff

£405.84

Portsmouth

£148.04

6

Birmingham

£388.19

Edinburgh

£149.99

7

Oxford

£349.67

Cambridge

£163.45

8

Glasgow

£335.41

Chester

£165.98

9

Newcastle

£332.68

Liverpool

£199.02

10

Leeds

£332.67

Brighton

£201.78

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