Q&A: How far in advance should invitations be sent for a destination wedding? - Destination Wedding - Wedding Planning

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How Far in Advance Should Invitations Be Sent for a Destination Wedding?

A Proper etiquette dictates that you give guests plenty of advanced notice if you’re planning a destination wedding. This way, they can check their finances, adjust work schedules, and make travel arrangements in a timely fashion. The first step is to send save-the-date cards as soon as you’ve decided to take your celebration afar. Your invitations should then be sent eight to ten weeks before the wedding. Include pertinent information, such as flight options, hotel room blocks if any, airport transportation, and a list of activities that may be of interest.