Here is some general sample thank you wording for you to use in your thank you notes or cards. You also will find our reviews for top thank you card for wedding category here.If you need to also include a thank you for a gift in addition for attendance you can combine the wording with the gift-specific wedding thank you notes found here. Since the gift of cash or gift certificates and donations for help with the honeymoon or wedding, I have dedicated a special page for thank you for the wedding support and wedding cash gifts.
A few ideas for your destination wedding thank you...
There are a few ways you can handle a destination wedding thank you.
• Thank you for being with us today.
• Love knows no bounds. Thank you for coming to Hawaii (insert destination) with us.
• Thank you for the joy of your company today.
• We are so glad you could be here today. Thank you.
• Thanks for coming to this special place
Another way to say thanks is to include a special thank you in the program (see link to wedding program thank you).
And of course you can also include a special thank you for traveling to your wedding in the gift thank you and/or you can do all of the above.Here is some destination wedding thank you wording for including with your wedding favors. Also check out the thank you for coming poem and wedding poem pages.
Destination Wedding Thank You Note Samples for Guests in Attendance
Due to the expense of traveling, be aware that some guests will not be able to afford more expensive gifts for your wedding.
The Happy Couple (insert names)
For Attending and No Gift
• Thank you for joining us in Honolulu (or insert destination) for the wedding. We know it was a considerable expense of time and money, and we are truly grateful that you were there. Your presence made it that much more of a special occasion. Thank you.For Attending and Gift of Cash• Thank you for joining us on the cruise (or in insert destination) for the wedding in addition to your very generous gift. We are saving it for a down payment on our new home. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Thanks again.Go here for more thanks for the cash notes.For Attending and Small GiftThank you for coming to the wedding and for the thoughtful candle. Your presence at the wedding was a gift in itself, and the candle was beyond generous. We appreciate you traveling such a distance to celebrate our special day, your well wishes, and the lovely candle. You are a great friend. Thanks again.
Destination Wedding Thank You for Guest Who Sent Gift in Lieu of Attending
• Thank you for the gorgeous ceramic vase (or insert gift). It will look stunning in our new living room. You have amazing taste. Thanks again.
Sent After the Wedding Acknowledges Unable to Attend• Thank you for the elegant monogrammed towel set. Enclosed is a wedding photo. Your presence at the wedding would have been wonderful, however, we know you would have attended if it were possible. We truly appreciate having you in our lives and your wonderful gift and well wishes. Thanks again.Sent Before the Wedding Acknowledges Unable to Attend• Thank you for the beautiful crystal wine goblets. We will be sure to raise a glass in thanks to the generous friends who gave them to us. We will miss you at the wedding, but completely understand that having our wedding in Buenos Aires makes it difficult for you to attend. Your generous gift and well wishes are more than enough. Thanks again.