Submit Your Wedding Budget Diary

Send us your wedding budget breakdowns for a chance to be featured in our latest series.

By Emily Forrest

Submit Your Wedding Budget Diary
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What is a Zola Wedding Budget Diary?

Welcome to Zola’s "Wedding Budget Diaries", where we break down one of the industry’s greatest mysteries: how much weddings actually cost.

Because who better to help demystify the world of tuxedo rentals and wedding cake down payments than couples who’ve been there, done that, and pulled off their own weddings? That’s where you come in.

No two couples are the same, and neither are their weddings. Each wedding budget, big or small, has its own backstory of priorities, unexpected surprises, and compromises. Zola’s helping couples share those diverse stories with those eager to learn more about what it really takes to plan a wedding.

How to Submit Your Wedding Budget Diary

If you got married between the years 2022-2023 and would love to share the ins and outs of your wedding budget journey, then this is the place for you! You can fill out this form or e-mail us at “” with the subject line “Zola Wedding Budget Diaries Entry” to get started.

All Zola Wedding Budget Diaries once published will remain anonymous. If selected you may be contacted by our editors for more information about your entry.

Before You Submit Your Wedding Budget Diary

Please note that submitting your Wedding Budget Diary does not guarantee publication by Zola. If we do choose to publish your Wedding Budget Diary we will not share your name or your partner’s name, but we may share some or all of the information you provided to us in your submission, including details such as your ages, genders, occupations and/or date and location of your wedding. These details will help others to get a better sense of your wedding planning journey.

Before submitting your Wedding Budget Diary, please read and consider Zola’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy; by submitting your Wedding Budget Diary, you agree to abide by and be bound by both of them. All Wedding Budget Diary submissions are “User Submissions” as defined in our Terms of Use. By submitting a Wedding Budget Diary, you agree that you automatically grant to Zola a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully transferable and sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, create derivative work of and display, sell and/or distribute such Wedding Budget Diary alone, or as a part of other works in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose (including without limitation the promotion of Zola’s products and services). Unless otherwise determined by Zola in its sole discretion, Wedding Budget Diaries will not be removed once published.

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