Post # 1
What would be the best/easiest month for you to do so?
By long distance I mean +10 hours. So this would require a bunch of traveling for you/and your family, a hotel and probably three or four days of your time.
This isn’t about if you’d do it or not, it’s simply which month would be the easiest for you to do it.
Post # 4
I would say the summer months like july or august.
Post # 5
If snow involved anything to avoid weather delays on plane or driving and storms.
If I had kids, which I dont, school vacation times.
Otherwise it doesnt really matter for me personally.
My husband works in Finance so his year end (his fiscal year is a calender year, but not all companys’ are)
Moral of the story is, it will change a lot with people.
Post # 6
The weather here (Ohio) is so unpredictable in the winter! I voted for the other months, as they are all about equal (April through October).
Thanksgiving and Christmas mean Nov and Dec would be the toughest.
Post # 7
Feb-early summer, or fall (before Nov). Darling Husband works retail so winter is out. and I don’t like traveling in the heat/summer. Too many other people travel in the summer.
Post # 8
I picked June because that’s typically when Darling Husband takes time off and we travel! 🙂
If kids were involved, it would be during summer vacation (late June-early Aug).
Personally, I’d travel any month if it was a wedding I wanted to attend (and I had enough of a heads up to plan!)
Post # 9
not december or january
others pretty much fair game
Post # 10
@kerensa: +1 to everything said.
My only other stipulation is that I would travel during June/July (aka: hot summer months) because I pass out when I get hot. So a trip away from the heat would be lovely!
Post # 11
April, May, September, October: weather is calm enough in most places to not make travel miserable, and I’d avoid the summertime fare hikes.
Post # 12
I didn’t answer because our academic years run at a different time to yours, but in my experience the only “no-go” time is when students have end-of-school or university exams. Outside that time almost any student (and pretty much any worker) can take a couple of days to go to a wedding, but at those times it is simply impossible.
Here in Australia the universities have two exam periods per year (June and November in our case); I’m not sure if USA is the same. I suggest asking those you know who are (or have kids who are) in the 15-25 age range.
Post # 13
honestly? if i care about the person enough hell or high water i’m there.. my two best friends had destination weddings. both pretty expensive i made it happen because i love them. if people care enough they’ll be there.
Post # 14
I’m a teacher in Korea. August or January are the only times I can travel.
Post # 15
Pretty much any time of the year for me. But this year it really sucks because we have 2 weddings in NOLA and we are in NC. It is about a 12+ hr drive from my house so I am having to miss out on 1 wedding because I don’t have enough days off for both.
Post # 16
I said May/June/July.
I’m a student, so this tends to be when my schedule is most flexible. Also couples with school-age children are more likely to be able to travel with their kids or find someone to watch the kids since the kids won’t have to be in school.