Wedding invitation printing in Pietermaritzburg: When to send them out

January 30, 2013 · Print This Article

When it comes to wedding invitation printing (as well as all the other types of wedding printing that goes along with planning your big day), you need to think about more than the design and the paper finishes. An important thing to keep in mind is when these invites need to go out.

Wedding invitations can be sent out in a number of methods – such as e-mail, SMS even personal telephone calls. It is best to give your guests an invitational card as people enjoy keeping the invite and it will show them that you are putting a lot effort into your memorable day. People also prefer being able to put these cards on their refrigerators or desks where they can see them (and of course remember your big day).

How long in advance should you send out wedding invitations? 

There are various schools of thought on the correct amount of time to send out invitations before a wedding – use this as a rough guideline to plan your dates in advance:

  • 12 weeks before wedding. Finalise your guest list as well as all the plus ones and start to address the invitations (this might take longer than you think).
  • 8-10 weeks before the wedding. Ensure that your invitations are sent out two to two and a half months before the wedding. This gives guests ample time to shuffle around their schedules and make appropriate arrangements so that they can attend your wedding.
  • 3 weeks before the wedding. Keep in mind to clearly indicate an RSVP date that is at least three weeks before the wedding date.

We can create a memorable image for your wedding with an integrated system of wedding programs, invitations, reception cards, and much more. You can choose from our samples or have our design department create a customized look from scratch. Contact Minuteman Press for wedding printing services in Pietermaritzburg.


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