Going Online for Services
The Internet is replete with money-saving resources for your wedding. The problem isn't finding a selection so much as finding the right ones. Make sure the deals you locate online are the best you can find and are from reliable sources.
Let Others Review for You
Use the experience of those in the wedding business or those who have arranged weddings to help you find what you need without spending a lot of time and money in your efforts.
Look at online forums and heed the advice of wedding vendors and fellow brides and grooms who have preceded you.
Take a look at wedding Web sites couples have posted and gather ideas for your own wedding plans. If you want to order invitations from a particular vendor, for instance, find an impartial, third-party Web site and read other couples' relevant ratings and advice.
Thousands of vendors offering goods and services abound on the Internet. Being highly specific with your search is the best way to find what you want without spending hours at the computer.
Look Into It!
For information on everything you need to know about every aspect of planning a wedding, start with the wedding magazines and wedding vendors.
Here's a list of some popular wedding Web sites:
- The Knot
- Today's Bride
- Martha Stewart Weddings
- Bliss! Weddings
- About.com Weddings
“The Dollar Stretcher” newsletter, available on Stretcher.com, is a good source of money-saving ideas and suggestions from cost-conscious writers and contributors.
Looking for detailed ways to save for your wedding? There are many Web sites offering coupons and rebates on wedding items.
Also consider saving on everyday items with the aim of putting aside those extra dollars for your wedding or honeymoon fund. One popular site is Coupons.com.