(Closed) How long do you give vendors to get back to you after leaving a message or email

posted 7 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: How long do you give vendors to get back to you?
    1 day : (3 votes)
    20 %
    A few days : (10 votes)
    67 %
    A week or longer : (1 votes)
    7 %
    I don't bother chasing them : (1 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    1213 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I generally give 48 hours, or 2 working days. So if you contacted her Friday arvo, and she hadn’t replied by Tuesday arvo, then first thing Wednesday I’d be chasing her up.

    It is so frustrating when vendors don’t answer promptly. I don’t expect them to call back immediately if they are busy, but if they are so busy they can’t reply in 2 days then maybe they are too busy for my business and I’ll take it elsewhere.

    Post # 4
    1962 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I would probably call her on Wednesday morning as Roux suggested. At the earliest you could contact the florist after lunch on Tuesday if it is really bothering you. I have been having a horrible time getting ahold of some vendors lately. If it’s somebody I’m already contracted with I give them about two days before contacting them again. If I’m not contracted with them and they don’t call me back in a timely manner I assume they don’t need/want my business and move on.

    I hate when it feels like you are prodding people with a stick just to get their attention…

    Post # 5
    701 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2004

    i really think its better to be safe than sorry. its your day not hers and shes not going to be dissapointed as you are if its not right for you!

    so yes def ring on tues arvo or weds morning! but you shouldnt have to stress over it!

    dont feel bad for wanting to be organised! they will make you feel bad if your not organised!

    Post # 6
    1684 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    It’s a business relationship and I would give them 2 working days, or roughly 48 hours.

    Post # 7
    241 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Either give her a time to call back or tell her to expect a call at a certain time from you.

    Post # 8
    474 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I give them 24 hours, but since you already booked them, I don’ t know.

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