(Closed) Can I get away with no favors?

posted 6 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Favor or no favor?
    Favors are a must! : (4 votes)
    9 %
    No one will really miss them : (41 votes)
    91 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    3626 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    You don’t need favors. Choose something edible if you go with them, though, so guests don’t have to bring them.

    Post # 4
    Member
    655 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I think you can get away with not having any. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    1269 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Well, favors per se aren’t needed, but you might bring some stuff or purchase on location some stuff that the guests might forget to bring like travel toiletries, sun screen, etc. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    201 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Could you do out of town bags instead? I always like that idea for destination weddings. Throw in some bottled water, snacks (maybe something locally made), maps of the area since it seems like your guests may have some down time, a nice welcome letter and maybe some kind of trinket (a touristy magnet or keychain). They can be done for cheap if you keep them simple…

    Bags: Order in bulk online (paper, if you want to keep it cheap) – $1 each

    Water: Grab a few cases – $.25 each

    Snacks: Buy in bulk and offer an assortment – $3 total

    Maps: Free from the locations tourist center – $0

    Welcome letter: Free if you design and print yourself – $0

    Trinket: Buy in bulk online – $1-$2

    Total: around $5 p/bag, give or take. You could cut down by doing 1 bag p/family and just bulking up the snacks.

    Post # 7
    Hostess
    23607 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I don’t think having favors is a big deal.  I went to a wedding without favors, and honestly, I didn’t notice until we got home.

    Post # 8
    Member
    9540 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    You don’t need them. No one will care!!

    Post # 9
    Member
    12974 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    No one will notice if you don’t have favors. 

    The topic ‘Can I get away with no favors?’ is closed to new replies.

    Find Amazing Vendors