If you are just starting to plan your wedding then you need to start thinking about sending out save the dates. Sending save the dates is more than just a great way to let your friends and family know when to expect your wedding and start making travel arrangements. Here are 10 perfect reasons why you should send Save the Dates so your guests can enjoy your special day, too!
Here are a 5 reasons why you should send save the dates
1. It’s a courtesy to your guests.
Many people have busy lives and it’s important to give them advance notice of your wedding so they can save the date and make sure they can attend.
2. Educates your guests on the location.
No matter where you get married there are most likely a few guests that will be traveling. And even if you don’t have hotels blocked off yet the out of town guests can start planning travel arrangements and where they might want to stay.
3. It helps you get a headcount.
Once you know how many people are planning to attend, you can start making decisions about your wedding, such as the venue, catering, and seating arrangements.
4. It can help you save money.
If you know how many people are attending, you can start booking vendors and getting quotes for services. This can help you save money in the long run.
5. It’s a fun way to announce your wedding in style.
Save the dates are a fun way to let your friends and family know that you’re getting married. They can also be a great way to share your wedding details, such as the date, time, and location. It’s also the perfect time to start setting the vibe of your wedding with the design of your save the dates.
Save the Date Tips
Now that you’ve decided to send out your save the dates check out a few tips to help you out. Save the dates can be anything from a simple postcard to a magnet and these tips below will make checking this off your wedding to do list easy! If you want more ideas check out this Pinterest board for inspiration.
Send them out early.
It’s a good idea to send save the dates at least six months before your wedding but 9-12 months is even better. This will give your guests plenty of time to save the date and make travel arrangements. If you want even more details on when to send out everything from your save the dates to invitations check out this article.
Be clear about the information
Make sure to include all of the important information on your save the dates, such as the date, time, and location of your wedding. You may also want to include your wedding website or contact information.
Save the dates don’t have to be boring. There are many creative ways to announce your wedding, such as using a photo booth or sending a video. You can also start your working relationship with a stationery designer by hiring one to do your save the dates. This will create a cohesive design from save the dates to the invitations!
So what are you waiting for? Start planning your Save the Date cards today and make sure you and your guests have a day to look forward to! And if you need help be sure to reach out to start creating your dream wedding stationery from the get go.