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Do You Have to Provide Transportation for the Wedding Party?

Weddings are expensive and the thought of adding just one more thing to your budget might seem overwhelming. If you’re wonder whether or not you need to provide transportation for the wedding party, you’re not alone.

In all honesty, this is really up to you and your wedding party. There are various options you could choose from that would work either way. But to answer the question, you do not have to provide transportation for the wedding party. While it might be a nice gesture since they are there to support your new marriage, it certainly isn’t a requirement.

Wedding Party Transportation Things to Consider

Distance. How far apart are your venues? What is the likelihood that members of your wedding party might get lost if they provide their own transportation?

Parking. Does your venue have limited parking space? Do you need to spare as much parking space as possible for your guests?

Number of people. How many people are in your wedding party? If you only have a 4-8 people in your wedding party, can they just carpool in someone’s vehicle instead of paying for special transportation?

Alternative transportation options. If you don’t provide transportation, what are the options available for your wedding party?

Inexpensive Wedding Party Transportation Ideas

If you’re looking for money saving ideas for your wedding, here are some inexpensive wedding party transportation ideas that you will enjoy!

Carpool. If you know someone who has a snazzy ride that you can use for the day, it would be much cheaper (or even free) to only have one vehicle that everyone can travel in.

Walk. If the reception is close by (and I mean really close by), walking to your reception might not only be fun but also be a great photo opportunity!

Take the trolley. It can be pretty inexpensive to rent a trolley, depending on where you live. This would be a really fun and creative for the day.

Feel free to share your ideas in the comments!

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Hi, I’m Kristin. While I haven’t found my Prince Charming yet, I’ve been dreaming of getting married for a long long time. I started this site as a place to record all the things I’ve found and researched in preparation for my own wedding someday. I can’t wait to share it all with you!

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