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Getting married next year, wondering how much of money I need to set aside for the wedding. Plan is to have a wedding and a reception. Reception more Low-key , around 150. Wedding a lot more people. Any ballpark figures would be helpful!

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Cause your gf coaxes you into getting the best photographer/band/location and its tough to say no😑one has more leverage (I think) with parents

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70k minimum.

That's how much my sisters cost back in 2014- and it wasn't overly ornate

Where are you getting married?

@D1 in Bangalore

What A1 said

70k is a lot! About 30 to 40k would be sufficient. I got married last year, and spent around that. W had 400+ guests

Does one usually recover most of the expenses in gifts, cash, gold etc?

I don't know if I'm just out of touch but geez 30-40k?! Might as well elope.

Glad I'm gay. Lol.

Damn! 70k? That does seem like a LOT! 😳 hopefully it's for a grander setting

OP- if it's an arranged marriage, you can get in that range. If it's not, then it gets tricky

Hmm @M1 , how so?

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