Planning to get married on a Sunday in Delft? Then you’ve picked the most expensive place in the country to do so, according to website The Perfect Wedding.
The fees charged for a Sunday town hall wedding in the university city amount to €2,139, the website said.
Getting married during the week is cheaper, even though fees have gone up 10% since the coronavirus pandemic, the website said.
The most expensive ‘off peak’ wedding is in Utrecht, where a longer ceremony and speech by the civil servant will cost €829 Monday to Thursday.
The cheapest wedding can be had in Noord-Beveland in Zeeland, where the price is just €155. On average, expect to pay around €410 for a ceremony and speech.
However, most councils also set aside times when you can get married for free, or a token fee – usually early in the morning.
In the Netherlands church weddings have to be preceded by a registry office wedding by law, otherwise you are not legally married.
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