(Closed) Postage pickle!

posted 5 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
4926 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

ooooh shitty. I think you should send them out as is, then spread word of mouth that they have to add the 3 cents postage. :/ Not optimal but I don’t think it’s reasonable to re open the envelopes and stuff. I think your guests would understand. 

Post # 5
519 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I would just send them out as is… it isn’t like anyone can’t afford to pay an extra $0.03 to mail them out and as long as you can make some calls people will know to not just pop them in the mailbox without paying extra. You could even scribble a small note on the back of the envelope explaining the additional costs.

I cannot imagine how expensive it’d be to reopen every single envelope, reorder envelopes that broke and then pay for postage all over again! No guest would want you to go through that hassle!

Post # 6
644 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 1988

@JessicaJupiter:  While I agree about the affordability of .03¢… there is the fact that the invitee has to actually buy the extra .03¢ stamp… not everyone will.

I would, definitely, call everyone and explain the situation. But, also be prepared for a higher-than-normal number of missing RSVPs.

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