(Closed) Save the Dates only for Out of Town Guests?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Save the Dates
    Everyone : (6 votes)
    33 %
    Out of Town Guests Only : (11 votes)
    61 %
    None at all! : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    293 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    That’s how we did it too! 🙂

    Post # 4
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    190 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    We sent our Save-The-Date Cards to everyone, but only because I’m anal like that. I think it’s perfectly okay to send Save-The-Date Cards to just Out of Town folks. However, keep in mind that a lot of people do not know what Save-The-Date Cards are and will think they are invitations (despite not including important wedding info on them). Several of our guests kept refering to our Save-The-Date Cards as our invites. I didn’t correct them, I just politely nodded. They’ll get the picture when they get the actual invite lol.

    Post # 6
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    1030 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    We had this debate too. We invited 120, 88 of whom are Out of Town, so then it seemed silly to “exclude” the remaining in-town folks… so we just ended up sending them to everyone.

    Post # 7
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    10851 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We didn’t do Save-The-Date Cards but sending them to Out of Town guests (and maybe friends who are known to be super forgetful, LOL!) seems like a great solution and would save you a couple bucks!

    Post # 8
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    4137 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i think that’s fine! i sent them to everyone just because i was really anxious to actually get something out after planning so long. my guest list is half oot and half local.

    Post # 9
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    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I honestly wasn’t going to do Save-The-Date Cards, but our wedding date got moved (closer) so I needed to let everyone know.  However, I could not justify the cost when they will just get thrown out (probably faster than an invitation), and an invitation will follow in a couple months.  I did online Save-The-Date Cards, that specifically said “Save the Date” and “please inform us of your address so we can send a formal invitation” and I still had people RSVP.  Not that it matters, I really don’t care, I just think Save-The-Date Cards are “usually” interpretted as important because they are money makers, and guests really don’t care (or understand!).

    IMO

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