(Closed) Is it too early to mail our Save-the-Dates?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Your timing is perfect!  Some people send out save the dates up to a year in advance.  Thats the reason you send them out.  Just be sure that your guest list is completely finalized before you send them out.  I have read too many cases on here about people who change wedding plans AFTER save the dates are sent out.  Remember, an STD is pretty much a promise that they will be invited to the wedding.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

We sent our save the dates six months before the wedding. But if you have a lot of guests coming from out of town, I think nine months would be just fine!

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010 - The Atlantic Beach Club

We sent ours out about 10 months in advance. I think sending them out now is good! WE also had out of town guests and htis gave them time to set up rooms and make plans.

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I sent my Save the Dates out 6 months before the wedding (with Out of Town guests). You should do what you think is best for your guests. But like Marzipan said….make sure that everything is definite before you send them.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Nope, that’s perfect.  We sent ours out even earlier than that!

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

We’ll be sending our Save-The-Date Cards out around Thanksgiving which will be about 10 months from our date since 90% of our guests will be out of towners and the wedding is the weekend after labor day.   I think 9 months is perfect!

Post # 10
Hostess
16215 posts
Honey Beekeeper

You’re on the earlier end, but it’s a totally fine time to do so!

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I think since most of your guest are out of town, then 9 months is good timing. 

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m sending mine out in January, about 9 months before the date.  Our wedding is on  a Tuesday and we have a lot of Out of Town guests, so I want to give a lot of advance notice.  I don’t think 9 months is too early… that’s why you send them, to give early notice!

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We have the same wedding date 5/29/11 and I sent minr out 2 weeks ago!!

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