Do people give less of a gift for Friday or Sunday weddings?

posted 3 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2005

Noooope.  Sounds totally bizarre to me.

Post # 4
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Busy bee

Wouldn’t even occur to me.

Post # 5
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Busy bee

Nope.  I don’t give a gift for the purpose of covering my plate.  I give a gift because I care about the couple and I want to give them a gift to celebrate their union.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’ve never heard of this. Never even occurred to me. But, I never give a gift to cover my plate. I give it based on relationship acan what I can afford. I’d give the game gift even if I couldn’t attend 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I never have.

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 1998

No it doesn’t make any difference to me.

I always give the same amount at weddings regardless if it’s a weekend, weekday, casual or formal.

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee

Wow!  That is sad.  I give a gift based on my relationship to the couple.  If it is at a time that is really inconvenient (trying to get off work, super long drive, etc) then I send my regrets and a nice gift.  An invitation isn’t a summons – if you can’t make it work don’t go but giving a cheaper gift because the wedding is inconvenient or not on a Saturday is crazy.

 

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

That’s crazy – I’ve never heard of such a thing. I’m having a semi-destination wedding and it’s on a Friday. That being said – I’m not saving any $ for it being on a Friday; we chose the day because it’s easier when it comes to rental home turnovers.

I give $ based on my financial situation at the moment and how close I am to the couple.

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