What do you write in a save the date?

The save-the-date should definitely include your and your partner's names, wedding date (or dates, for a wedding weekend), location (a town or city is helpful, even if the venue isn't booked yet) and a notice for a formal invitation to follow.

Do you put +1 on Save the dates?

When to include a plus-one on the save the date:

Married, engaged, and cohabitating guests should get a plus-one. Give your wedding-party members a plus-one. Guests who have been with their partner for so long that it'd be awkward not to invite them.
Sep 3, 2021

What names do you put on Save the dates?

Single guests can be addressed simply with their first and last names, or with a singular title, if preferred. If you're extending an invitation for a plus one, add “and Guest” after their full name.

How early should you send save the dates?

As a general rule of thumb, it's a good idea to mail your save-the-dates four to six months before the wedding—or even earlier if you're planning a destination wedding that may require more extensive travel arrangements.Oct 19, 2021

What should be on a Save the Date UK?

Your save the date cards should include your names, the date (obviously), details of the location (if you have any) and some comment to let them know that a formal wedding invitation is yet to come.

Does man or woman's name go first?

NOTE: Traditionally, a woman's name preceded a man's on an envelope address, and his first and surname were not separated (Jane and John Kelly). Nowadays, the order of the names—whether his name or hers comes first—does not matter and either way is acceptable.

Is it tacky to use labels on Save the dates?

You can go the traditional route and include titles and full names, but since this is a save the date rather than a formal invitation, it's also perfectly acceptable to leave off the titles—again, it's up to you.Oct 19, 2021

Do you send save the dates to B list?

Do not mail save-the-date cards to guests on your B-list: Once they receive a save the date, you're obligated to send them a wedding invitation.Oct 19, 2021

Do you ask bridesmaids before save the dates?

The best rule is to ask your friends and family members to be your bridesmaids anywhere between a year to eight months before your wedding. That will give them enough time to plan the bachelorette party and get their dresses.Jun 9, 2021

Does the bride or groom's name go first on Save the dates?

Typical protocol says that prior to the wedding day (on Save the Dates, Invitations, etc.) the bride's name should precede the groom's. And after the wedding day (on Thank You cards, Address Labels, etc.) that the groom's name precedes his new wife.Oct 20, 2021

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Do you put RSVP on Save the date?

Unlike invitations, there's no need to include RSVP cards with your Save the Dates. Guests aren't expected to respond until they receive the invitation, although some may. DO add your wedding hashtag and wedding website.


Do save-the-dates go to evening guests?

As they won't require as much preplanning for the event, typically evening guests don't receive a Save the Date and instead get an invitation specifying they are invited for the evening, or it could even be a verbal invitation depending on how formal you'd like to be.Jan 22, 2021


What if you get a save-the-date but no invitation?

Sending a Save the Date Card but not an Invitation

You can't send a save a date to someone who you might only invite to the wedding ceremony at a later date. Once your Save the Dates are in the mail, there's no second guessing. So only send them to those guests you definitely want to be with you on your wedding day.


How many extra save-the-dates should I order?


Couples may receive conflicting advice on how many extra save the dates to order. We suggest ordering 5-10 more cards than you plan to send out. There are plenty of reasons why.
Jan 15, 2021


When should I send out my save the dates?

  • The basic rule of thumb is to send save the dates 6 months before the wedding. For a destination wedding, it is customary to mail save the dates 8 to 12 months in advance. For a local affair, send save the dates 4 months in advance.


What to include on a save the date?

  • In general, save the date cards include enough information on the wedding to allow guests to make necessary arrangements to get to your wedding in advance.


When do I have to send out save the dates?

  • When should I send out save-the-dates? The save-the-date etiquette rule is that these cards should be sent out about six months prior to the date of the event. You may want to send them out a little earlier, say eight months to even a year prior, if you're hosting a destination wedding or getting married on a holiday weekend.


When to send out save the dates?

  • Send out save-the-date cards six to eight months prior to your wedding and the wedding invitations eight weeks before your big day.


What do you put on a save the date card?What do you put on a save the date card?

They don't need to be super fancy or include a lot of information. The right save-the-date wording could be something like "Save the Date: [your names] are tying the knot on [your wedding date] in [the city where you'll marry]." Some couples include a short poem, favorite quote or a photo from the engagement shoot if there's room.


What are save the dates?What are save the dates?

Save the Dates are not only used for weddings, but often other events, such as anniversaries, birthdays, bar mitzvahs (and bat mitzvahs), family reunions, and more. While I sell mainly Save the Date magnets, I also sell invitations, and, people can still include magnets with quotes, or as save the dates, with fun invitations.


What do you put on a wedding save the date?What do you put on a wedding save the date?

If you have a wedding website, then all your save the date would need to include is your name, date, location and website! Sounds pretty easy, doesn’t it? Oh, don’t forget an adorable photo of you and your partner! A photo save the date is a great way to dress it up and add in extra personal details.


How do you write a save the date on an invitation?How do you write a save the date on an invitation?

That will come on the invitation. The location: Usually, you can simply write a city and state for the save the date. The location of the wedding venue will be included on the official invitation. The wedding URL: If you have a wedding website, it’s nice to include the URL on your save the date.

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