(Closed) RSVP Etiquette Wording

posted 7 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I think what you are looking to say has no polite way of saying it.  You should just stick with the normal RSVP and give yourself a week or two buffer of when you actually need them back. When people haven’t replied (trust me they won’t) You then send and email or a facebook message that says, “We didn’t receive your reply card, there will only be enough chairs and food for those that RSVP” At that point it would be appropriate.

Post # 4
3672 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Could you just call the people that don’t respond? We’re kind of hoping people send them back since we’ll be putting stamps on them but I know we’ll probably get no responses as well as people that just tell us.  To make sure we don’t go over budget/capacity though we did add a line that says “___ out of ___ guests invited are attending” so we can write in the number.

Post # 5
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@milesbella: I would just put “Please RSVP by ____” and give yourself a time buffer.

After that date (and a few days) have passed, get on the phone and call all of those who haven’t RSVP’d to get their responses. Enlist FI, you mom, FMIL, etc if you have to.

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