Guests Face Four-Figure Bills To Attend Event
According to Money Saving Expert on behalf of an Aviva Survey, attending someone’s Stag or Hen weekend can cost an astounding £779 pp to stay in the UK on average, and £1,208 pp to go abroad.
The survey states that men tend to spend more than women at £920 on average, while women typically pay £652 for stag or hen celebrations in the UK.
If the celebrations are abroad, men spend £1,256 on average while women spend £1,158 typically.
More Stats …
32% of people surveyed said they have declined a stag or hen invitation, and in 79% of the cases, this was due to the expense involved.
Some people in this group said they gave a different excuse to their host because they did not want to admit this was due to the cost.
At least 50% of guests have always taken out travel insurance when joining a stag or hen break overseas and just 22% have done the same in the UK.
Here is the average cost per person of a stag or hen event in the UK followed by the average cost abroad:
– Accommodation, £151, £228
– Food and drink, £112, £200
– Transport, £85, £184
– Gifts, £99, £157
– Fancy dress, £105, £126
– Activities, £116, £171
– Other expenditure, £111, £142
– Total, £779, £1,208