You’re planning a destination wedding and working to make every buck pack a punch where it counts! Flowers, the gown, the venue, and all the details down to the place cards and stationery like save the dates & invitations for destination weddings. Speaking of which, stationery can get super expensive! You are talking to the girl who spent unmentionable amounts of money creating her own wedding stationery suite by hand. But here’s the thing, you really don’t need all of that.
Save the Dates & Invitations for Destination Weddings: Do I need both?
The short answer is nope! But if you are like me, you’re just a little extra, and want to send something. For destination weddings, I recommend simply sending Save the Dates OR invitations well in advance with important details listed.
Why one or the other? Typically for a local wedding, invitations are sent 6 or so weeks in advance. When you are having a destination wedding, your guests are already booked and paid in full by then!
What to include? Include the pertinent information—names, date, location, and your wedding website for guests to get all of the details and book their spot to partake in your nuptials on the beach.
When to mail them? As soon as your wedding website is ready, print those puppies and send ’em! You want guests booking ASAP.
Looking for inspiration? Here is our Pinterest Board dedicated to wedding stationery!
In the grand scheme of your destination wedding planning, it’s all about making wise choices to ensure every dollar counts. Stationery can be a delightful touch, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. The verdict? You don’t need both Save the Dates and invitations for a destination wedding. It’s about simplifying and focusing on what truly matters. Send either Save the Dates or invitations well in advance with all the essential details.
Your journey to a dream destination wedding just got a little simpler and a lot more budget-friendly!
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