(Closed) Last minute cancellations?!

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@alaskin17:  I dont have any advice but the RSVP posts scare the hell out of me!

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@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 

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@alaskin17:  Oh good! I wish ours was a week before! 

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

@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!!

Post # 9
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

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…

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

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

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

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

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