(Closed) To gift now or later?

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: When should I give our gift?
    Now : (11 votes)
    85 %
    When we go to the vow renewal in June 2013 : (2 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 3
    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I could give it now.  You’re still celebrating her marriage, whether you were invited to the actual wedding or not.


    Post # 4
    3471 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    I would give it to her now, expecially since they had to postpone things, it will help her feel like the small intimate ceremony was special and “real” too– not just that they’re waiting until next year. 

    Post # 5
    46657 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I would send the gift now. You do not need to be invited to the wedding to send a gift.

    Besides, it will spread out the cost if you will have travel expenses later.

    Post # 7
    3697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Whatever feels right, I’d say.  I always love presents.  🙂  My Brother-In-Law and SIL had 3 ‘weddings’ and we didn’t give them a gift until the last one (the one I went to – wasn’t told when they were going to city hall, and didn’t make the trip to China). 

    You could send them a card and small gift now, but buy their gift and just save it, then give it to them before you all leave for the ‘wedding.’  It would drive her bonkers wondering who bought it if it came from a registry.  🙂

    Post # 8
    860 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    i would give a gift now and then just enjoy their company in Jamaica

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