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    Default No gift at wedding

    So did anyone specify no gifts on their invite? Did you get gifts anyway?

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    Default Re: No gift at wedding

    Yep ... we said no gifts and still received some.

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    Default No gift at wedding

    Why no gifts?

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    If I was invited to a wedding with no gifts I would respect their wishes and not bring a gift to the wedding. However I would try to catch up with the bride and groom after the wedding and present them with a gift.

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    My BIL flew over from Japan for his wedding, and they specified "no gifts" with the reason given that they didn't have the luggage capacity on the plane.

    As far as I know, they didn't receive any substantial gifts, but did receive some money and scratchits.

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    Hubby and I said no gifts as people had to travel and we didn't think it was fair they should have to spend more $ on a gift. We still got a few gifts and a lot of people gave us cash. I actually don't think there was more than a handful of people who didn't give us something.

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    Default No gift at wedding

    I would feel bad not bringing anything though...even if I had to travel..so I'd probably give cash or gift vouchers if they hadn't got a gift registry or anything.

    How about saying something like no gifts, but name a charity they could make a donation to in lieu of a gift if they'd like? I think that's a really nice idea

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    Default Re: No gift at wedding

    Quote Originally Posted by ciaomamma View Post
    Why no gifts?

    I just don't want presents and as people have to travel between 2 and 5 hours by car and pay for accommodation, I don't expect money either. But I'm wondering if people will still give a gift anyway.

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    Default No gift at wedding

    Lots of people would feel bad turning up with nothing so you'll prob get cards with cash or giftcards.

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    Yes you'll get gifts! We also said no gift, because most of our guests were traveling interstate to attend, it was confusing we got some envelops with money and quite a bit of gifts like a slow cooker and a giant plate which was carried on a plane :-o ... If I could change anything about my wedding would be that, I'd sign up for a registry and have lots of well priced items like linen and towels and cooking bits and pieces so I could get stuff I liked and my guests would not feel totally lost as to what to get us.


 

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