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Shatara, on June 7, 2019 at 3:10 AM Posted in Planning 0 13
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Is it okay not to send save the dates. I’m just going to send invitations only

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Latest activity by Clíodhna, on July 19, 2019 at 10:40 AM
  • Sandy
    Dedicated December 2021
    Sandy ·
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    That’s fine! STD are not mandatory. If it’s a DW though, I would give people a heads up so they can plan things out.
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  • Robert
    Dedicated October 2021
    Robert ·
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    Totally fine! If any guests are coming a very long way, it might be good to let them know a bit earlier as travel and accommodation is cheaper to book in advance, though.

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  • Formerbride
    VIP June 2019
    Formerbride ·
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    Yes. I didn't send save the dates and I'm having a Friday wedding. We told people our date and that was it.
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  • Krissyl
    Devoted October 2019
    Krissyl ·
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    That's perfectly fine! I would send them out a month or two earlier than they normally get sent to give people more notice.
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  • J
    Devoted June 2019
    Jasmine ·
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    Save the dates was a regret for us lol. It wasn't necessary and everyone thought it was the invitation so annoying lol

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  • Kelli
    Dedicated September 2021
    Kelli ·
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    I just told people the date. Everyone wrote it down so I'm not worried about save the dates. Just seems a little bit of a waste of money. I would just send the invites out a little earlier than usual to make sure no one forgets.
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  • Kelly
    VIP October 2020
    Kelly ·
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    Do word of mouth to anyone living far otherwise just send the invites a little earlier
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    Yes totally!

    save the dates are one of those things that are not really necessary. they are kind of nice to have though just because it lets people already know when to clear their schedules but if it's people you already talk to a lot then it's ok if you tell them in conversation ahead of invites too if you want. i did that, i didn't have save the dates but i just told everyone i wanted to invite when i had casual conversation with them that we finally booked our date

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  • M
    Savvy October 2019
    Ms. M ·
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    That’s what we did! Our invitations went out this week for our October wedding. Save the dates are optional and honestly I’d rather spend that money on something else in the budget.
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  • Katie
    Super November 2019
    Katie ·
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    I didn't send save the dates because everyone who will be invited is family or close friends and they already know the wedding date and those who needed to schedule off way more in advance than others have already been informed of the date as well as put their request off in.
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  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
    Cher Horowitz ·
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    Like PPs said, Save the Dates def aren't required! You can save some money in the process, too!

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  • Tabitha
    Dedicated November 2019
    Tabitha ·
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    I think that's fine as long as everyone has enough time in advanced to take off work and things like that. Save the dates to me are really just an added bonus and like an announcement of the engagement.

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  • Clíodhna
    WeddingWire Administrator January 2030
    Clíodhna ·
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    Hi Shatara! Have you sent out your invites yet? Did you get them made or make them yourself? I'd love to see them Smiley smile

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