Whose name is written on the RSVP envelope?

posted 2 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Whose name is written on the RSVP envelope?
    Parents name : (11 votes)
    58 %
    Me/My fiances' names : (8 votes)
    42 %
  • Post # 2
    6457 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I would put their names if you no longer live there.

    Post # 3
    1737 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2014 - 13th ~ TN

    amf9201:  I voted me and my FI’s then I read your post. Since you are sending it to your parents address, I would place their name on it.

    Post # 4
    1566 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    amf9201:  In your case, put your parents’ names. It’s their address.

    Post # 5
    1881 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    if your parents are hosting (ie your invite says something like Mr & Mrs AMF invite you to the wedding of their daughter, AMF…) then the traditional way to address the RSVP is to your parents (Mr & Mrs AMF)

    but in moderns times this rule is very flexible and you can get them sent to you…. but if you are having them go to your parents address for whatever reason then I would stick with the traditional way

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by  .
    Post # 6
    491 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    We set up a PO box for wedding RSVPs since we don’t live in a doorman building & our mail delivery can be suspect at times.  So our return address labels on the front & our RSVP envelopes were addressed to the PO box.  

    Post # 7
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    It should go to the person who is collecting the RSVPs.  We extended the invitation with our parents so I didn’t have any issue with them coming back to us.

    Post # 8
    1319 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Your parent’s address

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