Wedding Money: Who Pays for Wedding Guests' Accommodations?

Q:

If a couple decides to wed in a distant location, who pays for lodging? The wedding guests?

A:

Yes. Whether the wedding is in the couple's hometown or far away, they are not expected to pay for guests' lodging. What they can do is get a group rate on a block of rooms at a convenient hotel. That way guests will get a discount rate, but they are still responsible for paying their own way.


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Q&A: Wedding Guests: Should We Pay Their Expenses?

Half our guests are from out of town (way out -- 2,000 miles), and we are wondering if we are expected to pay for any of their travel or accommodation expenses? I think we'll be expected to pay for the rooms, but my fiance says we only need to make the reservations. Help! Who's correct?

by The Knot2 min read