“Thank you for the invite” is such a simple message. It works well when you have been invited to an event. Nevertheless, it would help to develop a few synonyms that work well so you’re not reusing the same phrase each time. This article will explore the best ones.
The preferred alternatives are “I appreciate the invitation,” “thank you for considering me,” and “I’m happy to be invited.” Using these shows that you appreciate that someone considered you. They also mean that you’re more than likely going to attend if you find the time.
I Appreciate The Invitation
“I appreciate the invitation” is one of the best alternatives you can use. It shows that you are appreciative to someone for considering you. This is a great phrase to show that you accept an invitation.
You don’t have to accept the invitation, though. The beauty of this phrase is that it could go either way.
You could say, “I appreciate the invitation, but I can’t come,” or “I appreciate the invitation, and I will come.” Either way, starting with your appreciation is a good way to show that you want are polite.
- I appreciate the invitation, and I’ll see what I can do. I would love to attend this event, as I’ve been waiting for it for ages.
- I appreciate the invitation to your party. I need to figure out a way for me to get there. I’ll be sure to attend.
- I appreciate the invitation you sent me. I hope we can figure something out about the food that might be served at this party.
Thank You For Considering Me
“Thank you for considering me” is a good choice for many situations. It works well because it shows that you have been “considered” by whoever is hosting the event.
You might not be able to attend, but at least the thought was there. It allows you to accept or appreciate the invitation without being direct about whether you can attend yet.
- Thank you for considering me as an invitation. I’m glad I made the cut when you decided who to bring to this party.
- Thank you for considering me. I’ll be sure to attend! Just let me know when I need to show up, and I’ll be there.
- Thank you for considering me. I hope everything goes well with this event, and I’ll be sure to come along as soon as I have the time.
I’m Happy To Be Invited
“I’m happy to be invited” shares your feelings with the person who invited you. In this case, you are “happy” that they decided to invite you.
If you know and like the person who invited you, it’s wise to use a phrase like this. It shows them that you’re grateful, and it often implies that you’ll do what you can to attend the party or event.
- I’m happy to be invited by you. I didn’t realize that I was held in such high regard! Thank you for that.
- I’m happy to be invited to this, and I hope you know that. I’ll happily come along whenever the event might take place.
- I’m happy to be invited, but I might not be able to make it. Unfortunately, I’m quite busy over the coming weeks.
I’m Flattered That You Invited Me
“I’m flattered that you invited me” shows that you’re glad someone came to you. “Flattered” is used here to show that the invitation came as a surprise.
You might use “flattered” if you did not expect an invitation. For example, if you’re the boss, you might expect your employees to leave you out of their events. If they still go on to invite you, you might be “flattered” by their consideration.
- I’m flattered that you invited me. Truly, I didn’t realize that I was thought of in that way. I’ll see what I can do, but I should be free.
- I’m flattered that you invited me, and I would love to come. I’ll move some things around to ensure that I can come along.
- I’m flattered that you invited me. Unfortunately, I’m not sure if I can come to the event. I think I have something else that day.
I Appreciate Your Consideration
“I appreciate your consideration” is a good choice to accept an invitation, even if you can’t attend. “Consideration” is a good choice here as it shows that you’re glad you crossed someone’s mind, even if you can’t actually attend the event.
- I appreciate your consideration for this party. I’ll see if I can make the time for it, as it sounds like a lot of fun to me.
- I appreciate your consideration, and I hope I can come along. I’ll let you know if I find a way to reschedule some things.
- I appreciate your consideration and invitation. As much as I would like to come, I believe that I’m working on that day.
I’ll Be There
“I’ll be there” is a confident synonym showing that you’ll be at the event. It’s a great way to show that you’re keen, and it will help the event organizer know that you’re going to be an extra name.
Of course, you should only use a phrase like this when you are certain that you are free. You don’t want to say, “I’ll be there,” only to find out that you have a scheduling conflict on the day of the event.
- I’ll be there. You can count on that. I’d love to come along and see what goes on during an event like this.
- I’ll be there, that’s for sure. I’ve always wanted to come to one of your parties to see what the fuss was all about.
- Of course, I’ll be there! Thank you for asking me to go. I thought you might not care all that much about me.
I’ll Be Sure To Attend
“I’ll be sure to attend” works really well when you want to show an eagerness for an event. You can use it to let someone know that you’re happy to be invited. It doesn’t say “thank you” directly, but it is implied through the context of the message.
- I’ll be sure to attend. I don’t even need to check my schedule. I just know that I’ll find the time to come along with you.
- I’ll be sure to attend this event with you. I hope it’s everything you want it to be and I can make it enjoyable for you.
- I’ll be sure to attend this. I might have to come later in the evening though, as I don’t get off work till six.
Thanks For The Invite
“Thanks for the invite” is a simple way to accept or appreciate an invitation. “Thanks” is used here, so you need to make sure it’s used in an informal context.
Also, since “invite” is used as a noun rather than “invitation,” it also highlights informality. “Invite” is only a verb in formal English, meaning that it will not work when you say “thanks for the invite” in formal writing.
- Thanks for the invite. I’ll have to see if I’m working at the time of the party. I’m sure I can figure some things out, though.
- Thanks for the invite. I’m looking forward to this very much. If there’s anything you want me to bring with me, just let me know.
- Thanks for the invite, Billy. I’m glad that you considered me to come along. I didn’t think you valued me that much.
Your Invitation Humbles Me
“Your invitation humbles me” is a great alternative for appreciating an invitation. If you’re humbled by something, it means you did not expect it or are overwhelmed by it.
“Humbled” is usually a negative word to show that you feel less important. However, in this context, it relates more to the feeling of joy or surprise you get when you are invited to something you might not have expected.
- Your invitation humbles me, so I’ll see what I can do. I’m sure I’ll find a way to attend. I just need to check my schedule.
- Your invitation humbles me. I never expected to get an invite to one of your parties. Of course, I will do what I can to come along.
- Your invitation humbles me, but I’m afraid I can’t come. I have too many projects to finish around the time of this event.
I’ll Be Happy To Attend
“I’ll be happy to attend” is a great synonym you can use. “I’ll be happy” shows that you’re keen to join in with the festivities from the beginning. It means you will do whatever you can to join, so you shouldn’t have to worry about your diary conflicts.
- I’ll be happy to attend! You just need to tell me where and when, and I’ll be there! My flexible schedule allows that.
- I’ll be happy to attend. I hope you’ll allow me to bring a plus one to the event. I’m sure you’d like to meet them.
- I’ll be happy to attend. Thank you for considering me as an option. I can’t wait to see how this event goes.
Martin holds a Master’s degree in Finance and International Business. He has six years of experience in professional communication with clients, executives, and colleagues. Furthermore, he has teaching experience from Aarhus University. Martin has been featured as an expert in communication and teaching on Forbes and Shopify. Read more about Martin here.