(Closed) Escort card question

posted 6 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: Escort cards
    Yes, maiden name : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Yes, married name : (20 votes)
    56 %
    No : (15 votes)
    42 %
  • Post # 3
    3968 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @Cheeks225:  I thought the cards were really so people knew where to sit! 🙂 I guess you could do ones for yourself, too! 🙂 I’d do married name, since you’ll be married at the reception!

    Post # 4
    5073 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    no escort cards for you or the bridal party.  You know where you’ll be sitting  Smile

    Post # 7
    1014 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    We put first names only, and put couples together on one escort card.  I figured less cost in paper and printing, and the ladies would be more likely to pick up their card than their dates, anyway.  We also did escort cards for the entire bridal party.  😉


    Post # 8
    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    You don’t need escort cards for yourself, but if you have them, it should have your married name.  You’ll be married by the reception!

    We didn’t have escort cards for us, and the staff still figured out what we were eating.  Actually, I’m not sure how they figured that out….

    Post # 9
    46606 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @Cheeks225:  I would do escort cards for all the wedding party including the bride and groom if they are also indicating the choice of entree.

    You can have them positioned at each place setting ahead of time. It will be one less thing for the girls to carry. It will also help to relieve some congestion around the escort card table.

    Post # 10
    2363 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    We printed both escort and place cards for ourselves.  I want to see my married name in black and white!

    Post # 11
    5475 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    We had escort cards for ourselves so the catering staff would know which meal to serve us.  I used my married name, since I was (even if only recently!) MARRIED!!!

    Post # 12
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @simplifiedbride:  we did this too… cards for the bridal party and for us with first names only. It worked out great actually.

    Post # 15
    2781 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Put your maiden name,your name doesn’t automatically change the day you get married, you have to fill out the paper work firsdt, so your name would stay the same until those forms are completed and submitted. Unless you wanted to put Mrs His first and last name.

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