(Closed) When to send STD?

posted 12 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
226 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m sending mine 8 months out.  But a large reason for this is: a) it’s basically a destination wedding for alot of people b) it’s a larger city (Atlanta) and c) it’s labor day weekend.  There’s some give and take in the time you can send out depending on your situation, and there’s really no set in stone timeframe for sending these out since they are a newer trend. 

Post # 4
98 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I sent mine out 7 months in advance, but my whole engagement will only be 9 months. Our wedding is in July and I had no qualms about sending them a little early since the summer is a busy time for everyone and some people are traveling from out of town.

Post # 5
194 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

We sent ours 8 months in advance because it is a destination wedding.

Post # 6
72 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2020

I think its normally 6-8 months ahead!

Post # 7
359 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

As ashlop said, 6- 8 months is the norm, more on the 8 month side if you’re having a destination wedding, lots of Out of Town guests or over a holiday (like New Year’s!)

It took so long to design ours that we sent it out finally closer to 5 months beforehand, but by then we have spread hotel and flight information to our Out of Town guests by word of mouth already.

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