As Married At First Sight comes to an end, here's five tips to cut the cost of your wedding | The Sun

LOVE is the in air, possibly, as E4’s Married At First Sight comes to an end tonight.

But will the couples be staying wed, or saying “I don’t”?

If you are planning to say “I do” any time soon, now’s the time to save on wedding costs with these steps.

WINTER WINNER: Winter weddings tend to be cheaper, with also better venue availability.

If you’re brave, booking a last-minute deal is a way to save even more money on your big day.

For example, there are January offers for £2,000 less than the usual price at the Brinsop 14th-century manor house in Hereford.


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DRESS DOWN: It’s now the end of peak wedding season, so many bridal designers are selling off older — but just as beautiful — stock.

There’s up to 50 per cent off dresses at, while bridalrogue has a selection of display gowns for a fraction of the usual prices.

PRE-LOVE AFFAIR: After a summer of weddings, couples are now selling off decorations from their ceremonies.

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Pick up everything from bunting to photo backdrops for great prices on eBay, Gumtree and Facebook Marketplace.

SNAP UP A DEAL: Book the little extras now. At, get a wedding day photography package for £199 instead of £850.

Meanwhile, at, photographers have 15 per cent off full-priced packages if you book soon.

BE CRAFTY: Get to work on DIY decorations if you’re getting married next year. With big retail stores’ sales now on, ask around to see if they are getting rid of any pallets, which can be painted and turned into signs or props.

Collect jars from friends and family and upcycle them into candle holders or vases for celebration table centrepieces.

  • All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability

Deal of the day

COSY up on cool evenings with the Texas patio heater, £150, down from £300, at Homebase.

SAVE: £150

Cheap treat

BRING down the cost of film nights by popping into Asda for a triple pack of Propercorn microwave popcorn, usually £2.20, currently £1.50.

SAVE: 70p

What’s new?

GRAB a slice of this.

Download the PizzaExpress Club app and get a free pizza.

Order a Classic, Romana or Leggera pizza while eating in one of its restaurants and get one of the same style free.

Valid until Sunday.

Top swap

RACERS will love the Range Rover Sport 1:14 scale radio-controlled car, for £38.99 at Robert Dyas. But the slightly smaller 1:24 size is currently only £7.50 at Argos.

SAVE: £31.49

Leah’s little helper

WANT to give back this Christmas?

You can donate new and unopened toys and games to be gifted to children that need support in the local area.

Start gathering them now and just drop them off in Lidl stores from November 3.

Shop and save

STOCK up on Energizer AA and AAA batteries at Iceland, where a six- pack is reduced from £3.75 to £1.87.

SAVE: £1.88

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