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26 Most Memorable Best Wishes Templates for Any Occasion

26 most memorable best wishes messages templates

26 Most Memorable Best Wishes Templates for Any Occasion

There's very few phrases as ubiquitous as "best wishes". It shows up in thank you cards, business letters, on gifts, and even in casual texts. It's versatile, too - it can be used to show appreciation, extend good thoughts, or as a simple way to end a conversation. 

 The first recorded use of the phrase "best wishes" was in 1555, in a work by John Heywood. Since then, it's been used in countless works of literature and pop culture. It's entered the public lexicon as a standard phrase known by everyone. 

 We tend to take this useful phrase for granted, throwing it away as a quick close, but it can mean so much more. If you use it as a door through which you can share your hopes and dreams for the people important to you, you can write memorable messages sure to connect with the reader. 

 If you're looking for a way to add a personal touch to your next correspondence, look no further than this list of the 26 best "best wishes" templates for any occasion.

Close up of a couple walking down the aisle.

Wedding Wishes Template

Rarely is there an occasion more amenable to best wishes messages than weddings. Two people, about to start a new chapter in their lives, building a single life together. Try these message templates with your next newlyweds. 

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 Dear Brenda and Donald, 

 Best wishes to my dear friends on this joyous occasion! May your love for each other only grow stronger with each passing day. May you fulfill each and every wish for each other as your tree blossoms into a beautiful family. We send you earnest best wishes in this new beginning! 

 Hugs and love! 

 Janice 

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 Dear Stacy and Bill, 

 Best wishes on your wedding day! You two are so perfect for each other, and I know that you'll have a long and happy life together. I can't wait to see all the wonderful things you'll achieve together. Wishing you all the best today and always! 

 Love, 

 Hannah

Baby Shower Wishes Template

A newborn's imminent arrival is another watershed moment in most people's lives. Share in the moment by sending your best wishes for great things in the future. 

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 Dearest Karen, 

 Best wishes to you in preparation for your new arrival! May this child bring you a lifetime of happiness. I can't wait to meet your little one and watch them grow up into a beautiful human being. Congratulations and all the best! 

 Love always, 

 Auntie Lisa 

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 To my dear friends, 

 Best wishes to you as you become parents! I can't wait to see your family grow and change in the years to come. I know you'll be great parents, and I look forward to spoiling your little one rotten. Congratulations and best of luck! 

 Love always, 

 Uncle John

A woman sick in bed.

Get Well Soon Wishes Template

Your friends stuck in bed with some sort of nasty bug. A few best wishes from their best pal might be just the ticket to brighten their spirits.  Tell them get well soon!

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 So sorry you're sick! 

 I hope this message finds you feeling better soon! Get well quick so we can hang out again, okay? I miss you and I hope to see you back to your old self soon. In the meantime, know that I'm thinking of you and wishing you a speedy recovery! Get better soon! 

 Love, 

 Linda 

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 Sorry you're feeling so lousy! 

 Just wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that I hope you're feeling better soon. I miss your company and I can't wait to see you back up and about. In the meantime, take it easy and focus on getting well. I'll talk to you soon! 

 Get well soon! 

 Larry

Graduation Wishes Template

New graduates have a bright future ahead of them. Send them off with your best wishes for a happy and successful life. 

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 Dear Rachel, 

 Best wishes to you as you graduate! This is only the beginning of great things to come. I know you'll make us all proud in whatever you choose to do next. Wishing you all the best in this new chapter of your life! We hope that all your wishes come true. 

 Love always, 

 Mom and Dad 

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 Dear Jake, 

 Best wishes to my favorite graduate! I'm so proud of everything you've accomplished and I know you're going to do great things in the future. Congratulations and all the best! Best wishes to the class of 2022! 

 Love always, 

 Aunt Mindy

A guy sitting at his desk at his new job.

New Job Wishes Template

When a dear friend or trusted colleague finds a new job, or maybe starts their own business, they're likely to suffer some degree of stress. Send them your best wishes to smooth the transition. 

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 Dear Anne, 

 All the best wishes to you in your new job! I know you'll do great things and I can't wait to see all that you'll achieve. Congratulations and good luck! I know you're going to love it! Here's wishing you all the success the world can offer. I'm certain you're off to a prosperous future! 

 Love always, 

 Your biggest fan 

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 Dear John, 

 Best wishes to you as you start your new job! I know it's a big change, but I know you're up for the challenge. I'm confident you'll do great things and I can't wait to see all that you'll achieve. Congratulations and good luck! 

 Sincerely, 

 Your friend and colleague

Retirement Wishes Template

After a long career, retirees get to look forward to enjoying their twilight years as they choose. Send them off with your best wishes for a happy and prosperous retirement. 

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 Dear Pat, 

 Best wishes to you in retirement! You've worked hard all your life and you deserve the chance to enjoy some well-earned rest and relaxation. I hope you'll take this opportunity to travel and spend time with family and friends. I know you'll make the most of this new phase in your life. Congratulations and all the best! 

 Sincerely, 

 Your friend and colleague 

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 Dear Joe, 

 Best wishes to you in retirement! I hope you'll take this opportunity to do all the things you've always wanted to do but never had the time for. Congratulations and all the best! Wishing you a happy and prosperous retirement! 

 Sincerely, 

 Larry

A family unpacking in their new house.

New Home Wishes Template

Purchasing a new home is a huge responsibility, but also an opportunity to turn a house into a home. Send your best wishes for a long and healthy life to the new homeowners as they take on this life-changing task. 

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 Dear Rachel and Jason, 

 Best wishes to you as you begin this new chapter in your lives! I know you'll make a beautiful home together and I can't wait to see it. Congratulations and all the best! Wishing Best wishes to you as you start this new chapter in your life! May your new home be a place of happiness, love, and memories for years to come. Congratulations and all the best! 

 Love always, 

 Ginny 

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 Dear John and Jane, 

 Best wishes to you as you start this new chapter in your life! May your new home be a place of happiness, love, and memories for years to come. Congratulations and all the best! Wishing you a long and happy life in your new home. 

 Sincerely, 

 Your new friends and neighbors

Travel Wishes Template

Traveling is often the start of untold adventures — but it can also be a series of terrible (or boring) disasters. Send best wishes for all the joy and none of the hassles that traveling can bring. 

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 Dear James, 

 Best wishes to you as you embark on your adventure! I hope you have a wonderful time and that all your dreams come true. I know you'll make the most of every moment and I can't wait to hear all about it when you get back. Congratulations and bon voyage! 

 Love always, 

 Your sister 

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 Dear Amy, 

 Have a wonderful time on your trip! I hope you get to see and do everything you've ever wanted. Travel safe and come back to us soon. Wishing you all the best on your adventure. Safe travels, my friend! May life bring you the world! 

 Sincerely, 

 Bob

An anniversary card sitting on a decorated table.

Anniversary Wishes Template

Nothing brings a bright smile to a couples face like their anniversary. Help them celebrate the memory of their special day by sending them good wishes for all the best with each new challenge along their way. 

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 Dear Ben and Mallory, 

 Best wishes to you on your anniversary! You two have been through a lot together and you're an inspiration to us all. I hope this next year is the best one yet. Congratulations and all the best! Wishing you many more years of happiness together. 

 Sincerely, 

 Your friends and family 

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 Dear John and Jane, 

 20 years together? That's amazing! You two are a true example of enduring love. Best wishes to you on your anniversary and for all the happy years to come. I hope this next year is the best one yet. Congratulations and all the best! Wishing you many more years of happiness together. 

 Love always, 

 Your son and daughter-in-law

Happy Birthday Wishes Template

Sending well wishes on someone's birthday is a long tradition. You can wish them good fortune and more success at the same time. 

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 Dear Penny, 

 Happy birthday, dear friend! I hope this year is the best one yet. You deserve all the good things life has to offer. Congratulations and all the best! Wishing you a happy and prosperous year ahead. 

 Sincerely, 

 Your friend 

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 Dear Mike, 

 Happy birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day and that all your dreams come true. Wishing you sunny days and blue skies ahead! Hoping these words bring a smile to your face and some warmth to your heart. 

 Love always, 

 Your sister

A woman smiling and thinking in a chair.

Thinking of You Wishes Template

Sometimes you just want to let someone know that you're thinking of them and that you want the best for them. Doesn't matter if you're celebrating a new baby or their latest success. Send the best wish you can to send them off on their new journey. 

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 Dear Friend, 

 Just wanted to let you know I'm thinking of you and wishing you all the best. Congratulations on your new adventure! I hope everything goes well for you and that you're happy with the results. Wishing you a safe journey and many blessings along the way. 

 Sincerely, 

 Janis 

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 Dear Greg, 

 Just wanted to let you know I'm thinking of you and wishing you all the best. Congratulations on your new baby! I hope everything goes well for you and that you're happy with the results. Wishing you a safe journey and many blessings along the way. 

 Love always, 

 Your sister

Holiday Wishes Template

Holiday cards are a great opportunity to send warm best wishes. You can show you care without going overboard. Just a few kind words can really make someone's day. 

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 Dear Monty, 

 Happy holidays! Wishing you all the best this holiday season and throughout the year ahead. May your days be filled with happiness, laughter, and love. 

 Sincerely, 

 Bennie and Jim 

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 Dear Hank, 

 Merry Christmas! Wishing you all the happiness your holiday can hold! Hoping this time is filled with love, laughter, and lots of good cheer. Merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah/Happy New Year! 

 Love always, 

 Lucy

Overhead shot of a person holding open an empty wallet.

Best Wishes for Financial Hardships Template

Whether we like to think about it or not, most of us are always in some danger of falling on hard times, throwing our daily life in chaos. When that happens to those you love, it's worth sending them best wishes for a speedy turnaround in their fortunes. 

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 Dear Fredo, 

 I was so sorry to hear that you've been going through a tough time financially. I hope things start to look up for you soon and that you're able to get back on your feet. I'll be keeping you in my thoughts and if there's anything I can do to help, please don't hesitate to let me know. Wishing you all the best during this difficult time. 

 Sincerely, 

 Valencia 

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 Dear Frannie, 

 I hope this holiday season finds you all in good health and good spirits despite your recent financial difficulties. I'll be keeping you in my thoughts and sending you my best wishes for a better year ahead. If there's anything I can do to help, please don't hesitate to let me know. 

 Love always, 

 Your cousin

Best Wishes Quotes Template

Sometimes leaving your words up to someone else is the best option. There are plenty of great quotes regarding best wishes. When it doubt, try one out! 

 "Wishing you all the best in whatever lies ahead." - J.K. Rowling 

 "Best wishes for a Happy New Year filled with all the joys of heaven and Earth has to offer!" - Unknown 

 "Sending you smiles for every moment of your special day…Have a wonderful time!" - Unknown 

 "Hope your special day is as wonderful and amazing as you are!" - Unknown 

 "Wishing you all the best on your special day!" - Unknown

Simply Noted Can Automate Your Best Wishes

If you're a business with large numbers of client and customer relationships to maintain, you should be sending handwritten letters with best wishes of all kinds. Let Simply Noted automate the entire process. Our powerful integrations allow you to connect your customer management software directly to our servers, and our fleet of advanced handwriting robots will ensure the right clients get best wishes at the right time, every time.

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