Rich in culture and traditions, Indian communities have several customs and mores to comply with when it comes to marriages. If you have been staying overseas away from the country for years but plan to organize your wedding as per the rituals and traditions in India you can surely celebrate the reason but at the same time you ought to hold your wits intact. If you think that India can prove to be a cheap wedding destination then it can come out to be a complete myth. You need to be extra cautious and wary to avoid heaping cost and wedding errs. Consider the points mentioned here.
What is your Wedding Budget?
Lot might have changed since when you have left the country and settled abroad. By gone are the days when hosting a wedding in India was an inexpensive affair. Today you can run short of your planned budget if you did not give heed to the vital details. Cost of the wedding is the biggest aspect to consider and reconsider which largely depends on the venue and the catering services taken. Before fixing up any specific location consider different marriage venues and try to negotiate on the actual price. Remember these players mint huge money out of such deals, small negotiation won’t affect them much.
Are you getting it Financed?
You despise the thought of your wedding burdening you with debts and your friends haunting your place expecting the amount you borrowed from them. Relax and shrug off such notions. You can make it go smooth by getting a marriage loan.
If you are taking up such financial assistance from lending institutions, you need to make prior arrangement. Remember the interest rates here may differ from your country of residence. Also there are several other formalities to comply with, so affirm that you have arranged for all expenses beforehand.
Who are the attendants?
If you are planning to keep your wedding simple and sober with few relatives and friends showering blessings on the bridegroom then you can save a lot. Number of guest attending the wedding can increase or decrease the cost. It is wiser to conform with your guests and relatives making to the ceremony. Accordingly you can talk to the venue organizer about the availability of rooms.
Are you going for designer wear or keeping it simple?
Deciding the wedding attire can be a big time muddle for Indian boys. Brides though have several choices but Indian groom can fail to access new options. This can probably be due to less awareness. If you religiously plan to deck up like an Indian groom you can choose to wear any of the options such as traditional kurta Shalwar, royal kurta churidar, fashionable dhoti kurta, elegant sherwani and classy Achkan. Professional designers are available who can help you design your attire as per your demands but they are way too costly. On the contrary you can hire services of some local designers who can provide you close to same quality and designs at affordable rates.
Which Season you Choose to Get Wedded?
If it’s, April, May, June, July, say a straight no. Due to its geographical reasons, India remains pretty hot during these months, whereas November, December, January, February is the ideal time and relatively pleasant season to plan your wedding. Most of the venues remain blocked in these four months and venue cost goes higher, whereas in summers the amount charged by the venue owners is low due to less number of nuptials taking place.
Author Bio: – Subhadra Bhadauria is a passionate writer for famous matrimony site Jeevansathi.com. She is a regular blogger and updates prospective brides and grooms about the several pre-marriage and post marriage rituals. She dedicates her write up to most of the Indian grooms and apprises them on important wedding tips.