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Online or IRL? - Accepting RSVPs

Joey, on September 10, 2018 at 08:58 Posted in Plan a wedding 0 21
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Are you allowing your guests to send in their RSVPs digitally, or will they be mailing RSVP cards to you? Or will they get to choose from both options? Online or IRL?

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21 Comments

Latest activity by Emily, on January 13, 2019 at 16:14
  • Emily
    Devoted February 2020 Ontario
    Emily ·
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    We are going to do this completely online.. save some money, and paper!

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  • Andrea
    Devoted January 2021 Ontario
    Andrea ·
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    Mostly online, but I'm sure some will call in their RSVPS.

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  • Genis
    Frequent user January 2019 Alberta
    Genis ·
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    Online! saved so much money not having to buy return postage!

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  • Kaisha
    Super March 2019 Nova Scotia
    Kaisha ·
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    Online only, we wanted to save a small cost.

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  • Melissa
    Frequent user September 2018 Quebec
    Melissa ·
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    Mailed! Wish we did them online though as it would have been easier to keep track of people and who they’re bringing!
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  • Sara
    Frequent user January 2021 Alberta
    Sara ·
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    We haven't fully decided yet, since our wedding is still over 2 years away, but honestly I think we will go fully digital.

    Online Save-the-Dates and online invitations, both linking to the website. We may print one physical invitation for his Grandma, but other than her, everyone else is 65 and under so quite capable of both understanding and appreciating the convenience of online RSVPs.

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  • Stephanie
    VIP May 2019 Ontario
    Stephanie ·
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    Doing both! Younger crowd (our friends) we are going to tell them to do online and those more "traditional" will get another envelope to send back to use with the RSVP!
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  • Brittany
    British Columbia
    Brittany ·
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    Online!! I'll be honest, my motives started off totally cheap, where I didn't want to pay another $100 in postage stamps for the RSVP cards... let alone the $20-40 in RSVP cards...

    After making the decision, more pros came about, such as ease for guests to RSVP (many I think delay the chore because of needing to simply go to the mail box), as well as immediate responses, and it directs the guests to the wedding website for more information. Also eliminates anything getting "lost in the mail".

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  • Bianca
    Master August 2019 Ontario
    Bianca ·
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    IRL definitely mailing!

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  • Casey
    Master October 2019 Ontario
    Casey ·
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    We are sending out paper RSVP's. Going the old fashioned route!

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  • K
    Expert June 2019 Ontario
    Kim ·
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    Pretty sure were going to go the online route for this
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  • Vinod
    Featured August 2017 Ontario
    Vinod ·
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    Online by email was our way of responding to make it easy and I knew I would be getting more that way to keep track of most of the guests confirming.

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  • Alexandra
    VIP November 2019 British Columbia
    Alexandra ·
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    Online! Half our guests are overseas, it seemed impractical to do mailed ones. And we don’t have any super compute illiterate people except his Grandma, who is definitely coming
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  • Angel
    Frequent user June 2019 British Columbia
    Angel ·
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    All online! It is more environmentally friendly and most of our friends/family are comfortable with doing things digitally. For the older family members, we told them verbally!

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  • Allison
    Master October 2019 Ontario
    Allison ·
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    Online for the most part, we will send RVSP cards with the website info and they will have mine and my FH's phone numbers too so guests can call. We'll send envelopes to some of the older guests who may not be computer/phone savvy (only a handful of guests).

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  • Valérie
    VIP September 2019 Quebec
    Valérie ·
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    Online : Guests will be directed to our website, where they'll be able to RSVP and get information about the details (location, accommodation, etc.)

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  • Leanne
    Expert September 2018 Ontario
    Leanne ·
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    All of our RSVPs were done through our website

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  • Gina
    Super April 2019 Alberta
    Gina ·
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    We did paper. For personal reasons we didn’t want to do online, and we don’t have social media at all! (Except I have this) lol. So we put a stamp on the RSVP envelopes so people could just pop them in the mail. We only had just over 30 invites go out. If we were having a bigger wedding, I would have done online
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  • Megann
    Frequent user September 2018 New Brunswick
    Megann ·
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    We didnt offer rsvp cards. We sent invitations more as a keepsake Smiley smile We’re a pretty close circle of family and friends, so fb, texting and phone calls worked for us Smiley smile
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  • Holly
    VIP June 2019 Ontario
    Holly ·
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    Online! So much easier and less paper!
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  • Tori
    Top October 2019 Manitoba
    Tori ·
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    Online/ digitally. I find not only would it be more eco-friendly but easier on the guests as they will be able to either go online and RSVP or give me a call with their response. And it saves money.

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