Last minute cancellations?!

posted 1 year ago in Etiquette
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Buzzing bee

@alaskin17:  Arg! How annoying! When do you make your final payment? Ours has to be one month before and I have a feeling I’ll have people cancel after we pay which will make me crazy 

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Blushing bee

@alaskin17:  irks me too!  We gave our head count on the 1st, and the day before I got 3 cancellations. I kind of feel like either people really had no intent to come, or something “better” came along. I don’t think many people realize how much planning, and how important Rsvp’s are…if you can’t go, you can’t go…but don’t decide at the last minute!!

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Sugar bee

I only got 1 last minute cancellation…and you have to hear the reason.

“We ordered meat (!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!) and we got a phone call saying that it’s ready, so we have to go pick it up that day.  Sorry.”

UMMMM…

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Busy bee

@alaskin17:  I had 10 cancellations on the day of the wedding! Lucky you haven’t paid the caterer yet and can “recoup” that money.

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Bumble bee

These posts make me so glad that my final payment and arrangements are scheduled for 10 days before the wedding.

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