Archive for April 24th, 2012

Save the Date Cards for Destination Weddings

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Tranquil breezes, an unbelievable background and all of your friends and family surrounding you with love, as you state your vows and begin your first moments together as husband and wife.  Destination weddings are becoming increasingly possible, as couples wish to give their guests a little ‘mini vacation’ as they celebrate their nuptials.

If you’re planning a destination wedding, be it at a tropical destination, a mountainous area or a city far away, you’ll want to make sure your guests are prepared and able to attend your event.  Sending a destination wedding save the date card as soon as you’ve begun planning your destination wedding is essential.  Destination wedding save the date cards can be sent up to twelve months in advance, or as little as six months in advance.  The earlier you send your save the date cards, the more guests you’ll have, as they’re given more time to prepare.

Most times, destination weddings are rather small, especially if you’re heading out of the country for your wedding.  This doesn’t mean you have to cut your guest list, as you want everyone to feel included, however prepare yourself for the fact that some guests may not be able to go due to family conflicts or financial issues.  The more time you give your guests to prepare, the better.

Your destination wedding save the date cards should reflect your personality together as a couple, as well as give a sneak peek to your guests as to what they can expect at your unique destination wedding.  Our save the date cards feature a variety of styles, patterns and designs to coordinate with your wedding theme and destination, be it in the tropics, mountains or the city.  Choose from photo save the date cards, which are our most popular, or a unique save the date card with a tropical pattern, passport theme, cityscape, airplane theme or a save the date magnet.

Typical save the date cards feature the name of of the engaged couple, the wedding date, location and a phrase advising that an invitation will follow.  Destination wedding save the date cards tend to include more information for your guests, so that they may begin planning or making travel arrangements.  You may want to include a wedding website which details information about accommodations or travel, or perhaps include an itinerary for guests.  Check with your destination wedding planner about hotel discounts or group rates for guests.  Be specific at the locations for your upcoming events.

Ready to start planning your destination wedding getaway?  Check out some of our most popular destination wedding save the date cards below and begin planning!