April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Couples wanting to get hitched without hesitation can now tie the knot in
Portsmouth without having to travel 360 miles to
Gretna Green, thanks to the Holiday Inn Portsmouth's new £999 emergency wedding package. For more information or to book visit
A recent study revealed that the average wedding now costs £18,500 and a record number of couples are escaping abroad to get hitched and avoid the spiralling costs.*
The emergency wedding package promises a quick turnaround of xx hours/ days from the booking to the ceremony - and at £1,000, is only a fraction (5.4%) of the cost of the average wedding. The package includes:
- Red carpet arrival
- Dedicated wedding host
- Civil ceremony room hire
- Drinks reception and canapés for up to 40 guests
- Sit down buffet for up to 40 Guests
- Cake stand and knife
- Evening reception room hire
- Accommodation for the Bride & Groom
- Bottle of Champagne for Bride & Groom
, Holiday Inn Portsmouth General Manager said: "We speak to couples all the time who don't want to wait a year to get married and definitely don't want it to turn into a huge spectacle - after all it is about two people being in love and wanting to spend the rest of their lives together."
The hotel is conveniently located close to Southsea seafront and Old Portsmouth, making it an ideal and picturesque location for your wedding photographs.
For any out-of-town wedding guests, preferential room rates are available. The hotel is only a 15 minute walk from the harbour, allowing guests to explore the historic dockyard and catch one of the popular boat-trips.
Terms and Conditions of the £999 wedding package
- Offer valid for weddings in 2013 only. Wedding dates subject to availability.
Hayley Peters, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +44(0)161-238-9400