Who are you planning on inviting to your destination wedding? Take a moment to draft your wedding guest list.
create a draft guest list
A destination wedding requires a few additional considerations as you create a guest list - unless you're eloping. Because of the commitment (time and money related to travel) from guests, the guest list is likely to be much smaller than the guest list for a traditional hometown wedding.
As you add each name to your list, here are a few things to consider:
Speaking of children...
send save-the-dates, asap!
As soon as you've secured the date and location for your destination wedding, send a save-the-date to people on your guest list. Include:
If your wedding invitations are ready, send them in lieu of save-the-dates
share details in a destination wedding packet
In addition to the basics of a tradition wedding invitation, your destination wedding invitation must include essential travel information. Either include these details in the envelope with the wedding invitation or send a packet of info separately.
This packet of information should include:
create a wedding website
A wedding website is the online version of your printed destination wedding packet of information. This is a great way to share and update all the details that you want your wedding guests to know.
A quick online search for "wedding website" generates an endless list of options from free to completely customized. If you're certain that all of your invited guests have access to view your website, a printed package of info may not even be necessary.