(Closed) Mentioning no ATM? Maybe on an insert?

posted 4 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
1407 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

What would they need cash for? I’m confused …

Post # 3
3718 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Why would they need cash? For tips? Or for a taxi?

Honestly, I have never used an ATM at a wedding and would never think of using one. I would have cash on me if I need it.

Post # 4
1901 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Franklin Plaza

If it’s an open bar, what would they need cash for? I don’t see any reason to mention this on the invites.

Post # 5
4698 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Its proper etiquette to have cash on you. I wouldn’t mention it, to be frank.. It sounds like you’ll have an open bar is you mention not having an ATM. 

Post # 6
3267 posts
Sugar bee

The only thing it sounds like they need cash for is a tip, which is the hosts responsibility.There is no need to mention where they can obtain cash. Any mention of money or finances in public is impolite.




Post # 7
9792 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

They shouldnt need cash- it’s on the host to tip. I definitely wouldnt put anything about it on the invite. Maybe maybe a small note on the website if you really want. 

Post # 8
2268 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

brightcat1:  For an open bar you are supposed to cover the tip so that your guests do not have to. With that being said, I always end up bringing a little bit of cash to weddings anyway, because I tip bartenders but I also recognize that doing so is not required. 

Also, I’ve never been to a wedding venue with an ATM. I wouldn’t expect a wedding venue to have one. I think it would be really strange for you to mention this anywhere. 

Post # 9
347 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: Davis Island Garden Club

I don’t think you need to mention it. I have never been to a wedding where the venue had an ATM, except for a hotel. I don’t think anyone expects an ATM and mentioning it might be strange. Also, if you are worried that the bartender won’t get tipped enough, you can opt to cover the gratuity and skip the tip jar. 

Post # 11
66 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Lacuna Artist Lofts

I would say if you are really worried about it, mention it on your wedding website if you have one. Otherwise, I wouldn’t put it in the invite or anything.

Post # 12
434 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

What’s a honeymoon dance? Are you expecting your guests to pay for your honeymoon?

Post # 14
46611 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

brightcat1:  Is that common in your social circle?

Post # 15
5886 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

brightcat1:  If all they need cash for is tips, then spread it word of mouth. Although, if I remember correctly (one of the ettique bees will need to confirm or deny), that if it is open bar, as the host you pay for the tips too. 

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