Bachelorette party planning time can feel like sweet respite from the daily demands of wedding planning—just a bride, her besties, lots of champagne, and even more laughs 😉 But when it comes to who pays for what at the bachelorette party, things might not seem so simple 🔥 Is the bride expected to bankroll the whole thing as a gift to her girls? That doesn’t seem fair—she’s already financing an entire wedding! Are the ‘maids supposed to fork over the funds to bring the brides’ dream bach’ to life? That doesn’t seem fair—they’ve got their own lives to pay for! So—once and for all, who pays for the bachelorette party? The short answer is: Everyone!
As far as bachelorette party etiquette goes, things can get a bit messy and there can be a lot of awkward moments when it comes to money. We’re sure you’ve encountered questions like, “Who should pick up the bar tab?” or “Does the bride pay for her own accommodations?,” but they are conversations that need to be had beforehand to avoid any confusion or upset feelings. Planning the bachelorette party is one of the greatest perks of being the maid of honourr and a bridesmaid, but it also can be the most stressful. While traditionally, the bride doesn’t pay for her own last hurrah, each bridesmaid has her own budget she’s havingaving comfortable spentpent while it’s totally OK if the maid of honourr wants to do a little something extra, on the whole, the maid of honourr and bridesmaids should split things evenly.
Shopstagandhen.com goes on to describe that sometimes in life, you have to pay to party, and bachelorette trips are no exception! While you can totally plan a trip on a budget, there will always be a tab to pick up at the end of the night. Splitting the bill is something that has become a huge question mark for groups everywhere and we’re here to clear up any confusion with our full breakdown of who pays for what at a bachelorette party. While there are exceptions to every rule, these are some good touch points for your group to consider when you’re planning the bach bash of your best friend’s dreams. (we thank Janele Langford from Belfast, United Kingdom for their unique insights).
Wedmag.com provides further insight. However over time this has changed with bachelorette parties becoming much more common there has been thousands of event planning businesses popping up that offer assorted options based on all budget sizes with the average bachelorette party now being a lot more extravagant with holiday trips to iconic foreign cities such as New York, Paris, and London as well as to sunkissed holiday destinations such as Spain and various Caribbean islands. Therefore, thanks to this spiraling costs as well as the fact that the tradition of bridesmaids of organizing bachelorette events with now brides taking over this role and footing a much larger part of the bill for organizing such a pre-wedding party. (last modified 89 days ago by Wesly Martin from Yueqing, China)