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Among some of the new wedding trends, one stands out more than the rest for good reason. No corkage has been around for a long time, but recently, it has become popular as an alternative option for couples who want to save money on their big day. This article will show you what you need to know about no corkage and why it’s perfect for your wedding. 

What is a corkage fee?  

The corkage fee is a fee that is charged by the venue where the alcohol is consumed. This fee is usually charged to cover the cost of cleaning, staffing, and other expenses that are incurred by the venue. The corkage fee can be quite high in some venues, with some venues charging as much as 150GBP per bottle. 

This can be quite an expensive decision for couples who want to drink at their venue of choice. A corkage fee can also be used when you want to bring your own alcohol on site, but it’s not allowed due to licensing or other reasons. It’s for this reason that many couples would prefer a venue that has no corkage options: 

What is no corkage?

With no corkage, guests can bring their own drinks to the wedding and enjoy it with the food. Many couples are opting for no corkage when it comes to their weddings. This is because they want to cut down on costs, which is usually a big issue at weddings. This is a trend that will continue to grow as more and more people are looking for ways to save money in the wedding industry. Here are a few reasons why no corkage is perfect for your wedding.

It Can Help With Your Expenses

No corkage can help you save money for your wedding. You can also enjoy a more relaxed and stress-free event. No corkage is a policy that allows guests to bring their own alcohol to the wedding, so long as the bottle is uncorked and the alcohol is poured into their own glass. The policy was created in order to reduce costs for the bride and groom, as well as guests who are not able to buy alcohol on their own.

Some couples have found that no corkage policies have allowed them to spend less on alcohol, which has helped them save money for other things like honeymoons, food, and making their wedding an enjoyable evening. 

It Gives Your Wedding the Flexibility You Need

There are many reasons why couples should consider this option. First of all, it saves money. If you’re having a small wedding, this might not be an issue, but if you’re hosting a large wedding and want to serve wine or champagne, then no corkage would be the best option for your budget.

Many couples choose to use this option as they can create more flexibility in their day-of-the-wedding planning. For example, if the bride and groom don’t like certain ideas or find them too intimidating, they can back out of the process and make changes on their own terms.

Allows You To Add Your Personal Touch 

The no corkage policy is a way for couples to add their personal touch to the wedding day. It is a way for them to show their guests that they are unique and special. Couples can choose from a variety of options when it comes to the no corkage policy. They can choose from the traditional option, which allows guests to bring wine or champagne, or they can go with an open bar where guests are allowed to bring their own alcoholic beverages.

By selecting a no corkage policy for your wedding, you are ensuring that everyone who attends will have a memorable time. Furthermore, you are adding your personal touch by allowing guests to bring their own beverages to enjoy during the ceremony and reception.

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