Getting married is one of the most expensive days of your life and up to a quarter of a million couples will get married in the UK this year. However, only about a quarter of those couples choose to insure their big day and with the average wedding costing over £20,000 that’s a big gamble.
Wedding insurance can’t prevent mishaps but it can help to put them right. With so many things to organise there is plenty that could go wrong. Your wedding may have to be cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond your control such as flooding, bankruptcy or family illness. What if your wedding dress got damaged or the rings were lost?
With comprehensive wedding insurance costing from as little as £39 it seems a small price to pay for peace of mind should anything go wrong. Policies cover you should your wedding have to be cancelled or postponed due to adverse weather conditions, if one of the key members of the bridal party fall ill or the venue you have booked goes bankrupt. They also cover failure of suppliers and loss or damage to ceremonial attire such as the wedding dress. Should your photographer lose all the pictures of your big day, Silk Thistle’s Wedding Insurance will cover the costs of having them done again and the additional costs incurred should you have to. There are also optional extras like Marquee Insurance, Ceremonial Sword Cover and Public Liability Insurance which can be easily tagged onto your Wedding Insurance Policy.
For an average wedding costing £20,000 Silk Thistle’s Platinum cover costs just £98 which is under 0.5% of the entire wedding budget.
For some, even a small risk of something going wrong on a day that has been planned for months is worth paying to avoid.