Should You Give Your Guests a Plus One?

Updated: Jun 1, 2020

Following on from our latest post about reducing your guest count (if you missed it, you can read it here), this time we're looking at plus ones, whether you should invite them and who you should give them to.

While it's lovely to be able to give your guests a plus one to keep them company on your wedding day, this will eat into your guest count and therefore your budget. There are several factors to consider: Does your guest know anyone else at your wedding? Do you know their plus one personally? Will there be other single people at your wedding?

Use the flowchart below to help you decide whether to give your guest a plus one or not:

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