What – Suitable locations near the venue they can park or whether there is parking available on site. It is helpful to also inform guests of any applicable charges they may incur.
When - When the invites are issued or on request.
How – Via the invite itself, at a later date by phone or by details placed upon a wedding website.
What – What gifts the couple would like to receive.
When – Initially at the same time as the invites, although they will need to be informed as and when certain gifts from the lists have already been purchased.
How – Initially by the invite itself. The guests can then be kept informed by a wedding website, by phonecalls to/from the person in charge of the gifts (usually one of the parents), or in-store if a formal gift list has been arranged.
Courtesy Catch Up Info
What – How the wedding and honeymoon went (no need to go into gory details!) plus a thanks for attendance and gifts.
When – ASAP after arriving back from honeymoon.
How best to get the details to them – A thank-you card, postcard, simple letter or phone call.
If there’s anything you think we’ve missed, please e-mail us and let us know. Otherwise, you might want to head straight to the Issuing Additional Info article (located in the Stationery section) for ideas on how to use the invites to dispatch extra information, or to the What The Guests Need to Tell You article to make sure you have all the bases covered.
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