Wedding during the week? Arguments for and against!

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Weddings outside of the weekend — let’s start with the downsides

Among them is certainly the reduced comfort for guests due to the need to take days off and rearrange the work week and school, if you’re talking about parents. Weddings during the week also involve further and longer travel — even if it’s a cross-country trip, it can still be time-consuming and problematic.

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Point of view depends on… the situation

In the early days of the loosening of restrictions on weddings by the coronavirus pandemic, couples were happy, if at all, to finally have their ceremony. Receptions were held on pre-arranged prices and hardly anyone expected discounts. Especially since the restrictions on the number of guests already represented a “savings” for the couples themselves — we say this in a sarcastic tone, of course.

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Weddings during the week — definite pluses

Before the pandemic, weddings during the week were much cheaper to organize. Room rental prices alone offered opportunities for considerable savings. However at that time weddings “during the week” were those organized on Fridays, and — at the earliest — on Thursdays. Monday weddings were rare.

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