When to send Save the Dates are one of the most popular questions I get asked about the most. So let’s dive into the timeline and importance of sending these out.
It gives your friends and family a heads up to block out that day to attend your wedding before they block it for another wedding they get invited to on the same date.
A way for your friends and family to request the time off from their jobs or take care of tasks to be able to make it.
Ideally, the latest to send them out is 6-8 months prior to your wedding. If it’s a destination wedding or around a major holiday, recommended to give notice to your guests about 9-12 months in advance.
If you have your date and venue location booked, book your engagement session immediately so you can start creating your save the dates to send them out!
Make your guest list and then you can categorize them into two. Mail them to your main 1st list that you know for a fact you want to invite them.
Be sure the ones who are on your main list are people who matter to you the most and want them to be there on your wedding day.
Tip: The people who don’t give you a second to think about if you should or not invite them are your “A list”.
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Happy wedding planning!