(Closed) Wedding Gifts

posted 10 years ago in Money
  • poll: What's the average amount you gave or received for wedding presents?

    Under $50









  • Post # 17
    2538 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I usually do around $100…I received MANY gifts below $50…even for 2 guests. The bride will remember and I think it it’s nice to spend a decent amount on gifts (if you are able).

    Post # 18
    1870 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    A gift is a gift. I’ve received $25; I’ve received $5K. I generally don’t give money to peers, but I give a gift valuing around $75-$100, usually.

    I wouldn’t worry to much about what the rest of the world is doing. The only thing that matters in this case is your relationship with your cousin and your budget.

    Post # 19
    2467 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    we usually give a gift that costs about $125 from both of us, though now that i’m a student we just reduced it to $100 (though we bought them gifts from their registry that were on sale–originally the total gift would have been $175–gotta LOVE sales!) for gifts that we received, it differed a lot. i’d say the average from guests in our age group was about $100 per couple, ranging from $50-200. the lower cost gifts were generally from our bridal party, which makes sense since they contributed to bachelor(ette) parties and their outfits on the day of. gifts from our parents’ age group averaged more than that (probably 150 or 200 was average). and regionally–most our friends are from dc or nyc

    Post # 20
    5279 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2009

    For our close friends its $100, for other friends/family we typically stick right aroung 50ish

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