DENHAM, England, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Hard up couples put off tying the knot due to the rising cost of getting married can now afford their dream wedding and honeymoon. The Holiday Inn Colchester hotel has launched a 'wed & breakfast' package that includes a complete wedding and free honeymoon anywhere in the world for only £2,499*.
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*. What's more, even those getting married are compromising on their dream honeymoon in a bid to save money, with a growing number of Brits taking shorter breaks called mini moons.
Holiday Inn Colchester's new offer costs £2,499* and includes the complete wedding package from the ceremony to the wedding breakfast, evening buffet and drinks for the toast. However, the icing on the wedding cake is the free honeymoon, worth over £1,000. This can be redeemed at any Holiday Inn or Crowne Plaza hotel in the world, from the breath-taking Holiday Inn resort in Thailand, to the contemporary Crowne Plaza hotel in New York City, meaning you can have your dream honeymoon without the expensive price tag.
General Manager at the hotel, James Barkhouse said: "The honeymoon deal is our gift to newlyweds who choose to tie the knot at our hotel. Planning a wedding is the most important day of a couple's life and we are committed to making it as special as possible."
The 'wed & breakfast' package costs £2,499 and includes:
- Ceremony room
- 3 course wedding breakfast for 40 guests
- Sparkling wine for the toast
- Evening function room for 60 people
- 5 item finger buffet
- 7 nights' accommodation in any Holiday Inn or Crowne Plaza hotel worldwide
*Terms & conditions apply. To book our wedding and honeymoon package, call 0871 942 9020 and quote Wed & Breakfast or visit http://www.hicolchesterhotel.co.uk/wedandbreakfast0213
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IHG UK & Ireland Managed Estate
IHG UK & Ireland Managed estate is an owner managed estate which offers guests great branded hotels in prime locations, which are perfect for business and leisure as well as conferences and events. With over 65 Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels throughout the UK & Ireland you really will be spoilt for choice. The hotels are perfect for a much needed break or a fun weekend, whether you're travelling with the whole family or just the two of you, IHG have everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay.
About Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn offers today's business and leisure travellers a dependable, friendly service and modern attractive facilities at excellent value for money. You'll find them throughout the world - in small towns and major cities, along quiet streets and near bustling airports - because Holiday Inn hotels are always conveniently located.
Holiday Inn provide guests with the services business travellers need, while also offering leisure travellers a comfortable, casual atmosphere where they can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants, room service, swimming pools, fitness centres and comfortable lounges. And to help your holiday go further, kids eat free at all Holiday Inn hotels.
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