Budgeting For Your Bali Wedding

We get many enquiries for weddings in Bali of all shapes, sizes and style, when planning your wedding budget is a big factor.

Based on a 2016 survey conducted by the Australian government website Money Smart, the average cost of an Australian wedding is $36,200 for up to 50 guests. Meanwhile, Canstar quotes a Bride to Be magazine survey that puts it much higher at $65,482!

So when couples think of Bali they tend to think it will b cheaper, but what’s cheaper and what do you get for your money?

Let’s compare the breakdown from Money Smart of where this money is spent.

Food, Alcohol and the Venue – $18,683 ($372 a head)

Photography – $3,983

Entertainment – $2,896

Flowers and Decorations – $2,896

Ceremony – $941

Other (Cars, hair and makeup, accommodation, invitations, favors) – $2534

Wedding clothes and accessories – $4,271

TOTAL COST OF WEDDING IN AUSTRALIA – $36,200

Based on the above information we have put together an average cost of a Bali wedding (2015 -2016 by Bali Brides – please note, we plan to update this in the near future for 2019/20!),

Food, Alcohol and the Venue – $7,500 ($150 a head)

Photography – $2,000

Entertainment – $1,000

Flowers and Decorations – $1,500

Ceremony – $750

Others (Cars, hair and makeup, accommodation, invitations, favors) – $1,500

Wedding clothes and accessories – $4,271

TOTAL COST OF WEDDING IN BALI – $18,521

So, now that you have an idea of costs involved in your wedding, when selecting a budget make sure you are factoring in for the above and are realistic about how you want your budget to stretch. We work with budgets of all shapes and sizes and are always happy to help point you in the right direction.

For further enquiries feel free to contact the team at Bali Brides Wedding Planners – [email protected]