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What Information Should the Guests Have Before the Wedding?

What Information Should the Guests Have Before the Wedding?

Weddings generally require a lot of preparation from everybody involved starting from the bride and the groom to the guests. The guests who will be gracing your special day will spend a lot of their effort, time and money in preparation for your bridal celebration, and therefore, courtesy requires you to provide them with as much information, help, and guidance as possible. The following are some of the information that your guest should have before your wedding ceremony.

  • Registry details. It is essential for your wedding guests to know where you have registered before your big day, even if you might have requested your friends and family members to spread the word.
  • Wedding day directions. After providing your guests with the name of your bridal ceremony venue, you are also required to give the direction to the venue. You can do this by using your wedding website or even including this crucial information in your wedding invitations.
  • Timings of your wedding day. It is very important for you to provide your wedding guests with the timings of your bridal ceremony as it helps them to plan their day. You can provide the routine for your special day on your wedding invitations.
  • Hotel room information. In case you have established room blocks with hotels that are near your bridal ceremony venue, you are required to inform your guests about the rates and the number of rooms available.
  • Dress code. Providing your wedding guests with this piece of information avoids confusion on your special day and ensures that everybody is dressed accordingly. This is especially essential for those having a themed wedding.
  • Plus-One situation. Discussing this issue of plus-one with your wedding guests is very important as it helps to avoid unwanted drama and surprises on your wedding day.
  • This is another item that should be addressed before the wedding day to ensure that everything runs smoothly. In case your bridal ceremony and your wedding reception are being held at different venues, it is important for you to provide transport for those guests who will not have arrived by car. In case your budget does not allow you to provide transport, you should also let your guests know in advance so that they can be able to plan for their transport. In this kind of situation, you can help your guests by providing taxi information for them.
  • Food and drinks. It is important for you to request your wedding guests to provide you with their dietary requirements so that you can be able to plan what dish to prepare for them. It is also important for you to inform your wedding guest in advance whether you will be the one buying the drinks or they will be required to settle their bills.