Your wedding guests have travelled far and wide, just to honour your invitation. They’ve invested a huge amount of time and money to celebrate your special day with you.
It’s a honour to see family and friends coming together to make your day happen. You should therefore make provisions for the out-of-town guests, who have taken great effort to attending your wedding.
Below are tips to guide you on making arrangements for your out-of-town guests as well as making them feel comfortable and appreciated.
Get a Place to Stay For Your Out-of Town Wedding Guests
Make arrangements for your guests to stay. Book hotel rooms that is exquisite and not too far from your wedding venue. It could also be a chance for you to get a comp room.
Give Your Wedding Guests a Welcome Basket
Arranging for a welcome basket creates opportunity for you to offer your guests treats such as snacks and sweets, bottled water, bottle of wine etc. It is also a way of sharing your wedding latest plans, important locations and event timelines.
Send Brochures of Area of Attractions
You could ask your local chamber of commerce to send brochures of area of attractions to your out-of-town wedding guests. This will help them in planning activities during their stay.
Design a Wedding Website
This will help you and your wedding guests to stay organized by posting hotel listings, map links and restaurant recommendations.
Providing shuttle service for the guests ensures that they arrive at the wedding venue on time and return back to the hotel safely.
Plan the Seating Arrangements
Plan your seating in such a way that the out-of-town guests can mingle with your outgoing local guests, who will show them around town and make their stay comfortable.
Send a Special Note
Send a special note indicating the degree of appreciation you have for their efforts to honour your invitation and be part of your special day.
Make Your Wedding a Live Internet Event
We have family and friends who will really love to attend your wedding but couldn’t make it for some reasons.
Your photographer can create a live internet event of your day, so that they can witness your wedding from their house, sitting on their couch.
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