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Welcome bags

I'm not sure if I am going to do welcome bags, or a newsletter or anything like that.. but in case I do, what was your strategy for getting these to people? M&G? Bringing them to their hotels? What if I have people staying at 10 different hotels? Just some things I never really thought about until right now. Thanks!!

Re: Welcome bags

  • edited December 2011
    I am doing welcome bags for the just the guests that are staying in our room block. I will have my junior BMs deliver them to their rooms once they check-in
  • starryeyed77starryeyed77 member
    edited December 2011
    I am wondering the same thing.  I want to but dont know that I will be able to make it work with those at different hotels.  I am considering sending "Look forward to seeing you" packages with information like maps and schedules and things to do etc to those when we recieve their RSVPs.
  • edited December 2011
    We are having a rehearsal dinner/Meet and Greet for all guests on Friday evening before the wedding. I will have all my welcome bags there to hand out. I am not doing any favors for my wedding so this will kind of be the favor. I am planning to include a little brochure about the wedding events, the best free things to do in Vegas, important phone numbers, and maps. I am also including bottled water, advil, shout wipes, hand sanitizer, a deck of playing cards with vegas logo on them, small package of cookies, and a granola bar.

    My hotel wanted to charge $2 per bag to hand out at check in and $4 to deliver to rooms. I figured this would be just as good and all of our wedding guests will be at the dinner and that would solve my problem about guests staying in other hotels...

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  • edited December 2011

    That's helpful, thanks girls. Since I have to fly there and we are expecting 60 or so guests, I am leaning toward skipping welcome bags, and maybe just doing "newsletter"/itenerary type things, and bringing them around to the hotels.. or maybe just e-mailing them out ahead of time.

  • edited December 2011
    I have been going back and fourth on the idea as well. I refuse to pay the hotel a fee to hand out the bags at check in. I like the idea of handing them out at the welcome dinner .
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