The Bridal Association of America reveals that marriage invitations cost $659 on average. The amount specifically refers to the invitations that involve include marriage invites and replies as well as envelopes for the both. Even with the omission of reply cars and envelops, the average price of wedding ceremony invitations can be around $3 to $5 per invite.
The high costs lead to the question that should emails (paperless invitations) make a more appropriate option for inviting guests? Indeed the traditional invites serve as a memento and something that will go down in your wedding day memories, but most of them are going to be recycled by the recipients or placed somewhere where they may never be found or get looked at.
The above-mentioned and a few of the reasons listed below highlight why email invitations might be a better option:
1. They save time and hassles
Your social life and other obligations can take a toll on you when a wedding nears, and your heard can start spinning if you’re designated an additional task to address envelopes, write down the guests name and stick the stamps.
An easier route is to collect the email addresses of guests instead of snail addresses. Additionally you would save time in writing down lengthy address details as emails can be sent to multiple recipients with ease.
2. Convenient for the guests
A lot of problems can occur in case of traditional invites; they can get lost or may fail to reach the correct recipient. On the other hand, wedding invitations send through emails are convenient for the guests as they can RSVP online immediately, and they have mere chances of getting lost unless you enter email addresses with a blind eye.
Also, guests can refer to email invites too access wedding details at any time from their PC and smart devices, without worrying about them getting lost in paper piles and household items.
3. Flexible to your needs
The best part about paperless invites is that they are flexible to fit in with your needs. You can change the time, date and any other information even a single day before the event without incurring any additional costs.
Taking up the email option translates into more control and flexibility in terms of design as well. You can send differently designed invites to friends and family; all of this can be done through a single dashboard and at low costs compared to traditional invitations. Also, you can be just as creative with email invitations as with paper based invites through design software and the thousands of beautiful templates, fonts and design ideas available on the web.
So yes, it can be a good idea to send out emails instead of wedding invitations. And for being the part of wedding memories, one of the major reasons held by advocates of traditional invitations, you can always print out the email invites on high quality papers and preserve them.
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