How Much is Your Hen Do Going to Cost?

When planning your nuptials and looking for the very best provider of wedding videos Manchester has to offer, you are sure to be looking at different ideas and destinations for your hen do or stag night, but it might be wise to think about what your guests will be able to afford before you make any final decisions. That’s because it’s now being suggested that a hen do overseas can cost your friends and family almost £700 a piece, while for parties held at home in the UK they will only have to pay £200 or thereabouts. And this is on top of the cost of the actual wedding for guests as well, which is on average £360. According to the study, commissioned by Debenhams, 43% of brides-to-be now give their friends a minimum of three months’ warning of a hen do so they can plan for it, while 24% give them over six months’ notice. A Debenhams stylist said: “We have seen a steady increase in enquiries from customers wanting help purchasing new outfits for hen parties, weekends and trips abroad. Often the group of invited women may not all have seen each other for a few years and it is natural that they want to look their best. Planning and shopping ahead is the key to getting the most for your money.” Certainly, it can be lots of fun to make a proper holiday out of your hen party and you’re sure to create lots of great memories to cherish forever, but remember that you may find some of your friends can’t afford to come so a do closer to home could be a better option.