(Closed) When should I send out STD when 40% of the guests are out of state? Thanks!

posted 10 years ago in Paper
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  • Post # 3
    10355 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    80% of my guests were out of state, and we sent ours in the beginning of January for our September wedding. So, I would send them as soon as possible. You want people to be aware of your wedding date before they start making summer travel plans. For example, i’ve already booked a 2-week trip to Iceland over your wedding date – good thing i’m not one of your guests!

    Post # 4
    18628 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    We sent ours out around November for our June wedding when pretty much everyone was out of town.

    Post # 5
    5091 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 2012

    Almost all my family will be from out of state, and I plan to invite at least thirty people from overseas (England, Japan, possibly Australia and South Africa).  I plan to send my STDs out as soon as possible after we’ve pinned down the official date – eleven or twelve months before the wedding.  I want to give them as much notice as possible so they don’t plan anything else and can have time to save and make travel arrangements.

    Post # 6
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    10-12 months before yur date is typical. The fact that they are out of the area is irrelevant.

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