What is absolutely vital for our wedding checklist?

  This week’s question: We are planning our wedding and it’s got to be one thing – good value. If you were doing it again what would you ditch, and what were the things you were glad you had? Do we really need bridesmaids?   […]

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Is it worth buying wedding insurance?

The spring wedding season is in full swing – and so is Britain’s washout weather. A growing number of insurers are now offering plans to cover you against a disaster on the big day – but with premiums as high as £200 is this just another overpriced extra or really worth taking out? First, let’s be clear what these policies won’t cover. If, like Tom in Radio 4’s The Archers, or golfer Rory McIlroy, you […]

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Should you say ‘I do’ to wedding insurance?

From ripped bridal gowns to washed-out receptions, you only need to watch an episode of You’ve Been Framed to learn just what can go wrong at a wedding. So if you are one of the couples planning on spending a fortune on your big day in 2013, it may make sense to take out wedding insurance. While the recession means the average cost of a wedding fell from over £20,000 in 2008 to under £15,000 […]

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Australian insurers are now offering ‘wedding cover’

Worried about your wedding dress being damaged before the big day, your cake supplier going bust or your wedding day being rained out? There’s insurance for that. With the cost of the average Australian wedding reaching $54,000, brides and grooms are increasingly taking out insurance. The products insurers are selling protect the wedding party against such events as severe weather, the bride or groom being struck down with a sudden illness, loss of wedding documents […]

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