You're happy going to Carlingford for two nights, the gals want a full week in Las Vegas. Hmm. Hen parties are great craic and all but jaysus they really damage the savings.
One European city has come out on top however, when it comes to a bargain break with your squad that will save you enough cash to actually be able to afford a new outfit for the wedding itself.
Website Builder Expert did a survey of 42 popular hen party destinations and found the best budget spots based on some pretty important metrics: like the cost of a cocktail and pint of beer, the price of public transport and taxi journeys, the cost of a three-star hotel, the density of pubs, bars and cheap eateries, and the average temperature between April and August.
Lisbon topped the list for its warm climate, cheap cocktails (around €6-7) and heaps of bars and affordable places to eat
The best cities for hen and stag parties
Now, share that into the group Whatsapp and it will shut that one madzer up who keeps suggesting Ibiza.