(Closed) Escort Card Etiquette…

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I think if you are serving everyone the same meal you can do one card per couple.  If you are having different choices than you need a card for each person.

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I did one for each guest.  I did only table assignments, so I figured that having an escort card for each guest would allow them to secure the seat they wanted at their table, whereas if I only did one per couple, then it might get confusing.

Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’ve always ever received one card for me and whoever I was with. At the most recent wedding I went to, we had selected different menu options, but there were 2 marks on the inside of the card indicating what each of our choices was.

Plus, who wants to write out single cards for everyone? Doing couples on one card will save you a heck of a lot of time and stress, IMO!

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

We’re doing one card per couple.

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

We’re doing one per couple

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Usually it’s a card per couple. 

@mkewed2010: Why would this make a difference? You could still identify the 2 meals on one card.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

We will most likely do one escort card per person because they will also double as our favors.  Candy will go inside the box as the favor.  Similar to this….

Aren’t they cute?

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

We’re doing one card per couple but we’re having tableside ordering (i.e. we aren’t putting anything about food choices on the reply card…everyone will just choose at the table). So for us, it probably doesnt make any difference.

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