Asked by: Carolynn Ascione
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020

Do you have to buy wedding gift?

First of all, there's no rule that says wedding guests have to give a wedding gift—couples should never expect anything in the first place. This also goes for members of the wedding party. The rule you should stand by is to not spend more than you can afford—just what you're comfortable with.

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Also to know is, am I obligated to buy a wedding gift?

Traditional wedding etiquette states that if you can't attend the wedding, you are not obligated to send a wedding gift. However, what you decide to do may depend much more on your relationship with the happy couple than on etiquette. If you're not that close with the to-be-weds, sending back your RSVP card is enough.

Beside above, how much money should you give as a wedding gift? When you're giving money for a wedding gift and attending solo, etiquette says you should spend about $50 to $75. But you may want to also consider the couple you're celebrating. If it's a coworker, or someone you just catch up with from time to time, the lower end of the spectrum is appropriate.

Besides, is it rude to not buy a wedding gift?

Yes and no. Whether it's a 30th birthday or a wedding, if you're invited to a celebratory party, it's customary for a guest to bring a gift. But if you don't bring one, you aren't breaking any laws. More than likely, you won't be called out for your social faux pas, but it will probably be noticed.

How much do you give for a wedding gift 2019?

The gift. In 2019, Wedding guests will spend about $55 to $110 per gift, experts say, but spending varies significantly, depending on a number of factors. One Wedding Planner told us “A minimum amount to budget for a gift would be $25 for a co-worker, $50 for a friend and $100 or more if they are family.”

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