Lynnie
WeddingWire Admin October 2016 North Carolina

Never have I ever... given cash as a wedding gift

Lynnie, on 4/March/2019 at 13:05 Posted in WeddingWire

Do you always buy a physical gift off the couples' registry? Or do you prefer to give money as a gift?

Have you ever given cash (or check!) as a wedding gift?


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  • Nelly
    Devoted October 2020 Ontario
    Nelly ·
    In my culture it’s expected to give cash as a wedding gift
  • Erin
    Curious September 2019 Alberta
    Erin ·

    I've given both but I find wedding gifts personalized to the couple from me would be more meaningful, unless of course, 4 other couples did the exact same thing, with the same gift.

  • Racheal Blair
    Frequent user November 2021 Ontario
    Racheal Blair ·

    I think we are going to request donations only, and have a donations to a cause rather than us as an alternative. I feel weird requesting money or gifts; but as a guest, I feel strange giving something I'm not sure about rather than a donation. Cash can be used for so many things.

  • Cherry
    Devoted October 2019 Quebec
    Cherry ·
    I only gave cash cause I know every couples could use it to help paying off the wedding or they could use it to buy something the want.
  • Seleena
    Super September 2019 British Columbia
    Seleena ·
    The past 2 weddings I’ve been to have been monetary gifts only. I feel like this day and age, most couples have already lived together for a while and don’t really need more “stuff”.
    Personally, we will be asking for monetary gifts as this is the case. We live in a small condo and have been living together for 3 years now. We don’t need any more stuff in here 🙂
  • Monique
    Devoted August 2020 Saskatchewan
    Monique ·
    I like giving money, because it's easier and harder to ask for haha
  • Ashley
    Frequent user October 2020 Manitoba
    Ashley ·

    I give a physical gift at the bridal shower at the wedding I give presentation to cover the meal and drinks for the evening.

  • Alexandra
    VIP November 2019 British Columbia
    Alexandra ·
    Everyone loves getting cash so it’s my go to!
  • Meghan
    Devoted April 2019 Ontario
    Meghan ·

    I have only ever given cash as a gift at a wedding. All of the bridal showers I have been to have had registries that I have bought gifts off of, and then cash for the actual wedding.

  • M
    Curious May 2019 British Columbia
    Michelle ·

    Money. Bridal showers tend to be for gifts, and everyone appreciates receiving money at the wedding.

  • Natasha
    Devoted June 2019 Ontario
    Natasha ·
    I have only ever given cash for wedding gift. Nothing else.
  • Chelsea
    Featured June 2020 Alberta
    Chelsea ·
    We’ve always given cash.. let’s be honest, that’s what people really want
  • Allen
    Devoted April 2019 Ontario
    Allen ·
    More or less a gift. It was for my sister and it was easier to buy for them. I was asked to go to my FH brother's wedding,but we had literally just started to date and I didn't know them at all.
  • Kaisha
    Super March 2019 Nova Scotia
    Kaisha ·

    Never but I have only been to 2 weddings since I have bee old enough to bring a gift. Before that they would have been from our family

  • Robyn
    Super June 2019 Ontario
    Robyn ·
    I always give cash. Easier for me, better for the couple. Plus most weddings I've been to haven't had registries.
  • Holly
    VIP June 2019 Ontario
    Holly ·
    Never..once again always been a child at weddings...

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