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wedding presents, help

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peaceandlight Thu 04-Aug-05 13:57:58

i am going to a friends wedding in a few weeks. I have known her a few years but she isn't one of my closest friends and i have only met her husband to be once.

They are going travelling and therefore want money instead of presents.

question is, how much is a reasonable amount?

NomDePlume Thu 04-Aug-05 13:59:06

£25, IMO

nikcola Thu 04-Aug-05 13:59:43

i agree

nailpolish Thu 04-Aug-05 14:00:22

was going to say the same

peaceandlight Thu 04-Aug-05 14:01:46

thanx. so whats the done thing then, to pop it in a card and give it to them at the reception?
never been to a wedding since i was a child!

NomDePlume Thu 04-Aug-05 14:02:57

There's usually a 'gift table' at wedding receptions. If not then give it to the Best Man or Chief Bridesmaid. Just pop the cash in a pretty wedding themed card.

nailpolish Thu 04-Aug-05 14:03:26

i wouldnt do that cos the wedding will be such a busy day they might put it down somewhere and lose it.

write a cheque and pop it in a card and send it before the wedding

nailpolish Thu 04-Aug-05 14:04:13

what the tradition where you are? round here all gifts are given 2 weeks before the wedding

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