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Wedding Invitations FAQ

How long before a wedding do you send invitations out?

Wedding invitations are typically sent out 8-12 weeks before the wedding date to allow guests enough time to plan and RSVP.

What is the going rate for wedding invitations / how much do wedding invitations cost?

The cost of wedding invitations varies greatly depending on the design, quantity, and extra options. On average, prices range from £1 to £4 per invitation.

Who is first on the wedding invitation the bride or the groom?

Traditionally, the bride's name appears before the groom's on the wedding invitation. However, modern invitations often list both names without a specified order.

Who traditionally pays for the invitations for a wedding?

Traditionally, the bride's family pays for the wedding invitations, but nowadays, the responsibility is usually taken on by the couple themselves.

How many invitations do you need for a wedding?

The number of wedding invitations needed depends on the number of guests and the invitation policy (e.g., couples or families receiving one invitation). Estimate one invitation per household or couple, plus extras for emergencies.

What percentage of wedding guests actually attend?

It's common for about 80-90% of invited wedding guests to attend. However, this can vary depending on factors like location, travel requirements, and personal circumstances.

Do parents invite their friends to wedding?

Parents may invite their friends to the wedding, especially if they are contributing to the wedding budget, but the couple's preferences and overall guest list size can also influence this decision.

When should you have your guests RSVP by for a wedding?

To effectively plan for your wedding, it's best to request RSVPs from guests at least 5-6 weeks before the wedding date. This allows you to finalize arrangements with vendors and plan seating accordingly.