Las Vegas: Best Location for a Destination Wedding
The cost to get married in the United States and around the world is on the rise, and couples are opting to look elsewhere for affordable wedding packages. The average cost for a wedding in the United States is over $30,000 in 2016 (with United Kingdom weddings costing around £30,111, translating to $43,000US). Over the past decade, more couples have been breaking tradition and are planning a destination wedding.
In the United States there are many cities to choose from, so which U.S. cities made the top 5 list for destination weddings?
- Orlando, FL
- Las Vegas, NV
- Atlanta, GA
- Tampa, FL
- Springfield, MO
What’s the Cost to Marry in Vegas?
Las Vegas has been known to be the “Wedding Capitol of the World” with Las Vegas Blvd being lined with Vegas wedding chapels. The sky is the limit and anything goes in Vegas. So what does is the average cost for a Las Vegas wedding?
For a basic ceremony package with just minister, simple floral, photographer and limo transportation packages can start from $495- $695 at any of the stand-alone chapels.
For an upgrade from the basics at an iconic Vegas chapel, you can expect to pay anywhere from $900- $1,995 for packages to include more floral, extended photo sessions and small wedding party reception packages.
If you are looking for all-inclusive packages to include attire, hair and makeup, deluxe limousine services, photo session on the Las Vegas Strip and large wedding reception; it will cost you anywhere from $2,000- $9,000 at the chapels depending on guest count and amenities.
Compared to the national average of $30,000, even with travel expenses, Vegas is hands down the best bang for your buck.
Coordinating All the Vendors
Las Vegas wedding chapels are knowledgeable and have planners to arrange all the little details needed, so you don’t have to worry about contacting all the different vendors for your big day.
Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas is known for their exceptional wedding planning and keeping everything organized for the wedding day offering on-site floral design center, make-up artists that come directly to the hotel room, wedding gown and tuxedo rental vendors (that offer transportation for your fittings) and reception venues to book the perfect wedding day celebration.
If you are ready to start planning your fabulous destination wedding in Las Vegas, don’t hesitate to call one of our experienced wedding planners for assistance with designing your perfect wedding.