Communicating Extra Info to guests…poll

posted 2 years ago in Destination Weddings
  • poll: Which communication?
    Email : (2 votes)
    13 %
    Mailer : (0 votes)
    Reception cards : (0 votes)
    Email beforehand plus small reminder cards at reception : (13 votes)
    81 %
    Other (please share) : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 2
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    penguinbee:  How fun!! 🙂 I think I would send an email and have cards at the reception…that way you’ll still catch anyone who missed the email and guests who prefer to use their phones as a gps will be able to easily look up the email!

    Post # 3
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    3735 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I think you could also put an insert in the invite and explicitly say “GPS Address: XXX Main Street…”

    For me, I’m going to send an e-vite for the extra stuff and include details that way.

    Post # 4
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    715 posts
    Busy bee

    penguinbee:  I think email + a reminder on a little card should work. 

    Post # 5
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    2675 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I think an e-mail and a reminder card would work very well.

    Post # 6
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    1769 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I would send it out by email to guests who’ve rsvpd yes (included in same email as all other info) and include the info in the welcome bag too.  For our domestic destination wedding, we sent out an email to ppl who rsvpd yes with a packet that included info for hotel, travel, itinerary, FAQs, etc. and we’re doing a revamped version as a welcome packet in the welcome bags. 

    Post # 7
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    55 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: Dreams Resort and Spa, Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

    We use our wedding website for this, and email everyone on our guest list when it is updated. We are also putting a weekend schedule in our welcome bags, with all activities planned and where/when to meet. 

    Post # 8
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    1627 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Invitation- insert card, with link to wedding website

    Require beforehand sign up/ RSVP so you get a head count- email and a quick reply back with info so people know they are now counted

    Week before trip- email reminder to those that RSVP’d

    Email subject line: use the wording keep or save

    Reception- signage with cards they can take home

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