Getting married is getting more expensive as the cost of the average wedding hit $29,858 in 2013, according to a survey from TheKnot.com. The average price of an engagement ring: $5,598.
Brides across the country spent an average of $1,281 on their wedding gown in 2013, according to TheKnot.com. Linda Morado, owner of Le Dress in Atlanta, straightens bridal gowns.
Depending on the brand and tailoring, the groom's tuxedo costs can add up. The national average in 2013: $248, according to TheKnot.com.
$2,440: That was the national average for a wedding photographer in 2013, TheKnot.com says. Photographer Goran Veljic snaps a shot of groom Lt. Lisardo Hernandez and bride Alnair Vivanco.
In the USA, the national average spent on flowers and decor in 2013 was $2,069, according to TheKnot.com.Prasit Rangsitwong, left, and Varutton Rangsitwong run away from a giant flower ball during a wedding ceremony in Prachinburi province, Thailand.
The average cost of a wedding cake in 2013 was $546, TheKnot.com says. Piggy banks top this wedding cake, accurately depicting the effect the cake has on a wedding budget.
Whether it's a limo, party bus or a rented car with cans tied to the rear bumper, transportation is likely to take some of the wedding budget. In 2013, the average cost of wedding transportation was $732, TheKnot.com says.