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To not give a gift?

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Wheelerdeeler Sat 08-Oct-16 17:22:19

We've randomly been invited to a wedding. A guy dh worked with briefly about 5 years ago. They met up a few times for drinks. Haven't seen him for a couple of years I'd say.

We are not going. Won't know anyone. I don't know the wife to be at all.

We don't have to give a gift right?

(We didn't even know the they were engaged until invite came)

roasted Sat 08-Oct-16 17:27:32

If you've been randomly invited to a wedding and don't want to go, I would say no gift is fine, but it would be nice to send a cheap card sending best wishes. (If you even have the address, given the distant connection...!)

Wheelerdeeler Sat 08-Oct-16 17:28:42

Good point. We don't have an address and the rsvp is only an email address

Coulddowithanap Sat 08-Oct-16 19:05:11

If you aren't going why would you need to give them a gift?

ConvincingLiar Sat 08-Oct-16 19:19:18

I don't think you give a gift as your entry fee, you give it to celebrate the event. I'd go with something inoffensive but inexpensive.

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