Save the Date Cards are becoming more popular and are being used by many event planners as they work to organize their future dated event. It may be a wedding, anniversary party, or family holiday celebration. There are most commonly used to assure that the invitees will have everything needed to attend the event. When extended families from both sides have to be present at a wedding, it informs them of information that all guests may not be required to receive. There are not many instances when in laws and relatives live within the same city where the event is being held. Most of the time, they may not even live in the same state. Save the date cards work great because they come early and contain travel information as well as addresses to the venues where the event will take place. They are use more often for destination weddings where the wedding may be at least 6 to 12 months away.
Save the date cards originated primarily for the purpose of helping Brides to better plan their weddings. It is not common to see them in use by people, corporations, and non-profit organizations for ceremonies, grand openings, holiday parties, anniversary parties and political events. Save the date cards have no inherent reservation for weddings any longer. It's extremely acceptable to use them with any event that is being planned for a future date. Before, when they were used for Weddings only, it was thought that because weddings were so significant, that Save the Date cards should be reserved for Wedding Events only. However, more people are putting more emphasis on social events and what it entails to plan them. Because so much is involved, they want to assure that everyone has the information needed to secure their attendance at the event.
Save the date cards are for the most part a necessity for weddings, even if the guests live close by. You want to make sure that family members are given your wedding dates far in advance so you can better guarantee their attendance, especially if they are part of the wedding party. Since it's vitally important that every single family member be in attendance, you have to send save the date cards to allow for 'what if', extenuating circumstances. Most family members will need to request time off from work, avoid volunteering for children's events, decline birthday party invitations and other special occasion's events in order to attend your special day. With save the date cards, the family members can re-arrange their plans to be able to attend your wedding. Save the Date cards will most likely guarantee the presence of your entire guest list. You will want to make sure you keep a good list of those that you send Save the Date cards to. Because these are you're your actual invitations, and you are not close to the event date, you have to make a mistake and send a Save the Date card and not follow up with the formal invitation. It is always helpful to get your guest list made as soon as possible. Then you can always add to it as you think of the ones you might have missed. This is very common, but easier to fix when you have a master list.
Save the date cards are a must for Destination weddings. You may choose a city that offers a great deal to tourist and it could end up booking all their hotel rooms before your guests can grab one. Some small quaint places do not have a great deal of lodging to begin with. With Save the Date cards, your guests will benefit because they are able to get their airline tickets at a cheaper rate, because discounted reservations are because they are in advance, and put travel plans so so that they can relax and look forward to the event .
Save the date cards are an essential element of a wedding planned for today's modern world.