If you're getting married in Qld this year, you'll be pleased to know that several wedding and events services in the state have become much more affordable over the past financial year.
Although the average price of catering services neither increased nor decreased, the median rates of celebrants, invitation and card designers, and limousine and car providers all saw a sizeable reduction. The average cost of hiring a limousine or car went from $175/hr last year to just $88/hr this year while celebrants reduced their rates from $250/hr in FY14 to $100/hr in FY15. Meanwhile, the average price of music and entertainment services saw a marginal increase of 17%.
According to recent pricing data from ServiceSeeking.com.au, Qld residents are lucky to enjoy lower rates for wedding services in general. Most of the other states saw prices increase in some areas and decrease for other services. NSW, on the other hand, saw generally higher prices for a variety of wedding and event services.
To help you get a headstart on planning your wedding or event, you can check out the list of the top wedding and event planners on the site. You can also post your job on the site to get quotes from top-notch wedding and events businesses.