Post # 1
We’re inviting all of our out of town guests as well as our bridal party. Do I just mail them the same day that I send the wedding invite, or do I wait for the RSVP to come back and then send rehersal dinner invites? I don’t want people to make travel arrangements for only the day of and then find out later that they are invited to a party the day before.
Post # 3
Are you inviting more than your bridal party & immediate families to the rehearsal dinner? If not, I think your guests might assume that there’s a rehearsal dinner that they need to be free for, since it’s a pretty well known thing that there’s a rehearsal before the big day.
If you’re inviting more, then I would just include either that or maybe a rehearsal STD that matches your invite suite in the mix, so when they get the invite, they also get a note to watch out for a real rehearsal invite.
Post # 4
Definitely send them together…in the same envelope if that’s possible!
Post # 5
I am sending mine together in the same envelope with the invitations!
Post # 6
I’m curious about this too—FI’s mother is sending ours directly so they didn’t go in with our invites, and I don’t think she’s planning to send them till next month (though the info is on our website so out-of-towners already know about it; not worried from the travel planning perspective).
I was wondering whether we should send welcome dinner invites to those guests who’ve already RSVPed “no,” though. We had a few (all family) we knew weren’t coming after the STDs, but sent them wedding invitations anyway. But adding yet another invite to that when they’ve already said they’re not coming seems weird, and I imagine we’ll have more Out of Town “no” people by next month now that people are getting the formal invites.
Should they get welcome dinner invites anyway? Thanks!