New Delhi, Feb. 13 -- The excitement for couples who are tying the knot on February 14, the day of love, is a notch higher and so is the budget. From flowers, wedding venues to labourers, everything is priced higher than usual due to the popularity and the hype associated with getting married on Valentine's Day.

"There are heavy bookings on V-Day. Everything is expensive, and the budget shoots up," says Aanchal from The Wedding Soul, adding, "One of the marriages I'm organising on February 13 will have an after party themed on 'love in the air' as a V-Day special."

Wedding planners and decor experts opine that the rise in the cost of flowers is one of the reasons that inflates the budget. Gautam Vedi from Aura Weddings says, "The budget...