What Are Good Alternatives to the Typical Vegas Bachelorette?

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We asked The Official Preppy Handbook's Lisa Birnbach to field your bridal dilemmas. Listen up, ladies. Her tips will help you keep your sanity—and your friendships—in tact.

In an attempt to not have the typical Vegas bachelorette party, we decided on Miami, but now only three of the original nine girls can afford to go. Should I change the location to Las Vegas, which is much closer and not as pricey? —Sarah G. of San Diego, via email

Dear Sarah,

If you are sure that your entire bridal party can make the trip to Las Vegas, you should reconsider having your weekend there. If you're looking for something less "Vegas-y," you could also think about Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, or another resort that's closer to San Diego. Either way, I think a party of nine is more festive than a party of three, and I'm not even good at math.

—Lisa Birnbach

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