(Closed) Do you gift money at a wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Do you gift money at a wedding?
    Yes (50-100$) : (65 votes)
    35 %
    Yes (100-150$) : (61 votes)
    33 %
    Yes 200$+ : (30 votes)
    16 %
    No (please explain what you would gift) : (29 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    5296 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 1993

    I’m as non-Asian/Mediterranean as they come (well, a splash of Italian) and I give money at about half the weddings I go to.

    Post # 4
    12905 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I always give money, and I’m half Canadian/half Polish, so no Asian or Mediteranean in me! 

    Post # 5
    964 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I usually give $100 as a gift… less than I want but I’m usually flying to the wedding, getting a room, rental car, etc so something has to give.

    Post # 7
    5657 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    We do usually gift money instead of getting a gift. The amount we give depends on who’s wedding it is, but it’s always more than $100. We’re Canadian, our families are Czech.

    Post # 8
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I’m a European mutt and I give cash. It’s easier for me and usually what the couple would prefer.

    Post # 9
    6015 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I’m irish and I usually give 50-100 depending on if i have a date or who the person getting married is.  I’m usually running around last minute to get to the ATM never mind hit the mall for a present. 

    Post # 10
    637 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I always give out money.  I only do money + gift for family member. The amount will depend on if I need to fly out, hotel, car rental and all traveling cost.  If I am flying out, then they will get less as I probably shell out hundreds of dollars more for the trip to attend the wedding.  My presence should be enough, right? 🙂

    All the weddings I have been to were paid by the couple.  So I want to help out my friends as much as I can.  Plus so many people own a house prior to wedding already.  They don’t need any more house gifts. So for me it make sense to just give out money. 


    Post # 11
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I haven’t in the past, but I will from now on – 50-100, maybe a bit more for family or if I land a much more comfortable job.

    Post # 12
    128 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I was give money as a gift. I prefer to let the couple decide to use the money for what they really need. I prefer to not to go to the store or order online a gift when I can write a check or give a gift card.

    Post # 13
    3375 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Gifts at a shower and money at the wedding! I normally gift $150-$200 depending on the person/wedding.


    Post # 14
    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    100% European here. I ALWAYS gift money at weddings $150-$200 from Darling Husband and me

    Post # 15
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Yes.  It ranges from $150-$200.

    Post # 16
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I’m a European mutt (as Aure so elegently put it) and I never give money at weddings.

    I always purcahse I gift off of the couple’s wedding registry.  Cash is just too impersonal, IMO.

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