A new survey by American Express reveals that the average wedding guest spends $539 to attend a wedding. Other findings
- this figure is up an overwhelming $200 since 2012
- members of the bridal party will spend $577 to attend a wedding
- family members spend $179 on gifts while co-workers spend an average of $66 on the newlyweds
HOW MUCH WE SPEND TO ATTEND
Travel: Getting to the location will set you back an estimated $167.
Apparel: Buying a new outfit for the special day costs around $161.
Wedding gift: A present for the happy couple costs $108 on average. If it is for a family member, the price rises to $179.