(Closed) How much to give for a gift?

posted 8 years ago in Money
  • poll: What price's range for this gift?
    $50 to $100 : (4 votes)
    11 %
    $100 to $200 : (20 votes)
    56 %
    $200 to $300 : (7 votes)
    19 %
    Over $300 : (5 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    4996 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Could you give him a really generous gift that he’d like? I don’t mean money because that seems more like payment. What does he like? 

    Post # 4
    377 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    That’s very generous of him. I’d probably spend $250/$300 on a gift.

    Post # 5
    3625 posts
    Sugar bee

    Considering we paid almost $1500. for both of those things almost 4 years ago, I think considering your circumstances, I’d give at least something in the $300. range.

    Post # 6
    1306 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    it seems like flight and hotel could add up to a decent amount and would warrant a much more inexpensive gift? Otherwise I could see it easily adding up to $700 plus $300 gift and it’d end up close to the amount you’d pay anyway?

    Post # 8
    4113 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Giving cash would be too similar to getting paid, I suggest a gift as well. In the $300- $400 range, maybe something along the lines of an electronic he could use for his work.


    Post # 11
    2336 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Our DJ was $550 before tip and the officiant cost a “donation” of $150 (on a wedding of $25,000)  So I would recommend a much smaller sum than those above as you’re already at what it’d cost to hire my DJ/officiant!  What does he usually charge?  Maybe do a percent based on that.

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