(Closed) Giving a gift

posted 8 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Should I bring the gift to the wedding or ship it to them now?
    Bring the gift with you on the wedding day. : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Ship it to them a month before the wedding. : (21 votes)
    95 %
  • Post # 3
    2719 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I guess it depends on how big it is. Family (or whoever they decide is in charge of that) could bring the gifts & such home after. 

    Post # 4
    687 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    its a huge hassle to lug around gifts on the wedding day, i would def. ship to them…buy from their registry now though, don’t wait any longer!

    Post # 5
    1465 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    As a guest, I have never once attended a wedding where gifts were not brought to the wedding. But obviously everyone is different. Go ahead and buy the gift now while it is still available and take it with you. Depending on what the gift is, it may not be worth it to pay for shipping, especially if it is heavy or fragile, in which case the shipping can easily cost you more than the item itself, and there is no way to guarantee that it doesn’t get damaged or broken in transit, which you can avoid if you take it along with you to the wedding. Only you can decide in the end.

    Post # 6
    7152 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Actually either is ok. It’s up to you.

    Post # 7
    18643 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I had people who sent us presents before the wedding even though they came and mostly local people brought gifts with them.  Sending one now isn’t too early.

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