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Ultimate Wedding Guest Survival Guide

It's wedding season. This means a flurry of love, matrimony and eternal bliss, right? Kinda. It also means that as a wedding guest, you're forking over an alarming slice of your salary, burning through your vacation days and spending more time in the airport than in your bedroom. Here are 10 quick rules for survival.

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Book your travel early.

Obvious? Maybe. But on top of the usual book-early-for-cheaper-flights maxim, there's this to consider: wedding hotels often have a finite capacity. If you're not in the early wave, you might get relegated to the second- or third-tier lodgings -- stuck with the bride's drunk cousins who yell "Yeeeeaaahhhww!!!!" at 2 a.m.

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