Kara
Just Said Yes May 2020

Save the Dates???

Kara, on May 14, 2019 at 11:45 AM Posted in Planning 0 30
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I get married May 30, 2020. How far in advance should I send Save the Dates?

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  • Caytlyn
    Champion November 2019
    Caytlyn ·

    Save the dates should go out 6-8 months before the wedding.

  • Jess
    Super September 2019
    Jess ·

    Great Date haha that's my birthday!

    I say it depends on where your guests are coming from. I sent my STD's out at 9 months before because I have a lot of family from out of town as well as I have a lot of family that takes vacations around my wedding date so I wanted to make sure they knew about the wedding date before making vacation plans!

  • Mizznesha
    Dedicated August 2019
    Mizznesha ·
    Save- the -date should go out 6-8 months before your wedding!!
  • Jessica
    VIP June 2020
    Jessica ·

    We are getting married June 6 2020. We are sending out STDs in August, invites in February and RSVPs due May 1st. It really depends on if its a DW or not and how many OOT people you have coming.

  • Shannon
    Dedicated June 2020
    Shannon ·
    I’m planning about 10 months or so out only because it’s out of town and most people have to travel for it.
  • Michelle
    Dedicated October 2020
    Michelle ·

    Mine is October 2020 and I'm thinking of sending mine out around Valentine's Day 2020.

  • Cristy
    Rockstar May 2020
    Cristy ·

    Hey, date twins!!! I planned on sending our STDs out mid to late September for our May 30 wedding. That's 8 months out.

  • Kyleah
    Expert March 2020
    Kyleah ·

    6-8 months is the typical time frame. We're getting married next March and are sending out save the dates in August! Starting in July we'll be taking them to any family events we go to and give them to family so that we can save a little bit on postage

  • nikki
    Dedicated May 2020
    nikki ·
    I’m getting married May of next year and I’m sending out mines the end of this month
  • Kelsey
    Dedicated September 2019
    Kelsey ·

    6-8 months is considered acceptable, however if you have guests that would be coming from far away or it's a major holiday weekend (it looks like you avoided Memorial Day, so you should be okay on that aspect) you might consider sending them out on the earlier end of the time frame so guests have adequate time to make travel arrangements.

  • Fenja
    Expert June 2020
    Fenja ·

    If you are doing a destination wedding I would send them as early as the end of this month.

  • Nafisah
    Super May 2019
    Nafisah ·
    It's usually 6-8mo. But if it's destination I would do about 10. Looks like it's the weekend after Memorial Day so some people may want to know just in case they can't afford to travel 2x. Ours is on Memorial Day weekend so we opted for about 9 mo ahead.
  • Allie
    Rockstar August 2019
    Allie ·

    Depends on how many out of town guests you have. Ours is a destination wedding and we sent save the dates out 6 months in advance. We probably should have sent them out at about 10 months, but we didn't have the date or location nailed down.

  • Mandi
    Rockstar March 2020
    Mandi ·
    I'm getting married 2 months before you and planning on sending mine out this July.
  • Lizbeth
    Devoted May 2020
    Lizbeth ·
    Our wedding is May 22nd 2020 and we are sending STD's around late November. So around 6 months before.
  • K
    Expert February 2020
    Kristina ·

    Our wedding is Feb 22 2020 and we will be sending out the Save the Dates in June, about 9 months out

  • Krista
    Beginner May 2020
    Krista ·
    Wedding day twins!!💕
  • Meghan
    Super October 2019
    Meghan ·

    Traditionally STD's go out 6-8 months before the wedding date. We did 6 months. I feel like much sooner than that, people will lose them.

  • Margaret
    Dedicated June 2020
    Margaret ·
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    Yay! I'm getting married same day and was wondering when to send. That sounds smart!
  • Amanda
    Super June 2020
    Amanda ·

    We are getting married June 27, 2020 and having a domestic destination wedding so we will send ours out 9 months in advance so September/October 2019.

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