How far in advance do you send out a save-the-date for a wedding?

How far in advance do you send out a save-the-date for a wedding?

How far in advance do you send out a save-the-date for a wedding?

four to six months
When do we send them? As a general rule of thumb, it’s a good idea to mail your save-the-dates four to six months before the wedding—or even earlier if you’re planning a destination wedding that may require more extensive travel arrangements.

What should be on a wedding save-the-date card?

The save-the-date should definitely include your and your partner’s names, wedding date (or dates, for a wedding weekend), location (a town or city is helpful, even if the venue isn’t booked yet) and a notice for a formal invitation to follow.

What can I write instead of Save the dates?

»wedding invitation exp. »you remember the date exp. »save-the-date exp. »don’t forget exp.

Are online save the dates tacky?

Electronic save-the-dates aren’t tacky. In fact, some from companies like Paperless Post are quite beautifully designed and “open” with sophistication. It’s more a question of whether or not they are the right fit for your wedding. One of the big reasons to use e-save-the-dates is convenience.

Who name goes first on Save the dates?

the bride’s name
It’s traditional to list the bride’s name first; for same-sex couples, consider alphabetizing. The wedding location. You’ve likely booked the venue at this point, but don’t include the address just yet. City and state are all that’s needed for now.

Do you put names on Save the dates?

It might seem silly to mention it, but don’t forget to include your names so people know who’s getting married! Add the wedding date; this will give guests time to plan ahead and clear their schedule for that day should they wish to attend.

Do you put plus ones on Save the dates?

When to include a plus-one on the save the date: Married, engaged, and cohabitating guests should get a plus-one. Give your wedding-party members a plus-one. Guests who have been with their partner for so long that it’d be awkward not to invite them.

Is it OK to text Save the dates?

A save the date text is a lot like any save the date card — except instead of sending one in the mail or by email, your save the date invitation will land in your guest’s text message inbox. It’s a great way to share the news of your wedding date and let loved ones know that they’re firmly on the guest list.

Do you address guest on Save the dates?

No, thank you. Address the save the date with both of the couple’s names. Traditionally, the man’s name goes first, but if you’re close to the woman and her boyfriend is coming as her guest, switch up the order and put her name first.