Lynnie
WeddingWire Admin October 2016 North Carolina

RSVP Tips and Tricks!

Lynnie, on 1/December/2017 at 10:30 Posted in Plan a wedding

Share your best RSVP tips and tricks!

Did you include the line "___ seats reserved in your honor"?

Did you number the back of your RSVP cards in invisible ink?

Did you write in your guests names for them on the RSVP card so they don't try to add extra guests? Smiley winking


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  • Stephanie
    Master July 2018 Alberta
    Stephanie ·

    We are using paperlesspost.com for our invitations, which allows people to RSVP as soon as they view the card. We will also be setting up a wedding website. Our wedding is open to families, so we will be writing the names of everyone in the family (children and babies included).

    I think for food restrictions, we will state what will be available. I have lots of food restrictions, so if I can eat it, most people can eat it!

  • Vinod
    Featured August 2017 Ontario
    Vinod ·
    An email along with how many guests were invited from each household and choice of kids, veg or non-veg meals when they replied.
  • Erin
    Master September 2017 Ontario
    Erin ·
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    Yes we did. Noted that we did not use a Wedding Wire website though. We had our own domain name and website created.

  • Bethany
    Super July 2018 Alberta
    Bethany ·
    Wow I'm surprised a lot of people used the website section for RSVPing that's awesome!
  • Bethany
    Super July 2018 Alberta
    Bethany ·
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    That's a good idea! You just set it up in the RSVP section of your website?
  • L
    Ontario
    Lisa & Kris ·

    How do you link the RSVP on the wedding website?


  • Ap2017
    Super September 2017 Ontario
    Ap2017 ·

    I numbered mine on the back to keep track if we were missing any. I also made sure to note on the RSVP card that it was an adult reception and asked for any food allergies or restrictions.

  • Erin
    Master September 2017 Ontario
    Erin ·

    We asked everyone to RSVP on our wedding website. We had a Google form for people to fill out.

  • Jen
    VIP June 2018 Ontario
    Jen ·

    These are brilliant ideas! I'm stealing them!

  • Bethany
    Super July 2018 Alberta
    Bethany ·
    Following! We are only doing it on website but added a spot where we will write the number of guests we are expecting! We may add their names but I think they should be okay just on the envelope though!
  • Daphne
    Super July 2017 British Columbia
    Daphne ·

    We put our wedding website link for the RSVPs. This way it cut down on cost, wasted paper, and allowed us to limit who could bring a +1 and who didn't.

  • Michelle
    Super September 2018 Alberta
    Michelle ·

    We will have the RSVP on our wedding website, and I've already noted that kids are not permitted at the wedding and kids are, 12 & under, so not a complete adult event.

  • Sasha
    Super October 2017 Ontario
    Sasha ·
    We went with "we have reserved _____ seats in your honour" because we wanted to make sure that the people with kids didn't think their kids were invited. Everyone Rsvpd through our website so it was very simple
  • Meghan
    Frequent user August 2018 Newfoundland and Labrador
    Meghan ·
    We’re skipping the RSVP cards and having guests RSVP on our wedding website.
  • Tatiana
    Expert April 2018 Ontario
    Tatiana ·

    We opted to put a site on our invite, and doing online RSVP on our wedding website, much easier all around Smiley winking

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