AIBU to order Tesco shop when staying with relatives?
greentomatos · 24/11/2019 14:36
Staying with family for 2 weeks starting next week. We have small children and they are older adults. Flying to see family so can't take much with us. AIBU to do a Tesco shop to be delivered to their house soon after we arrive? Would this be offensive? Otherwise I'll need them to drive me to the supermarket in the first day or so, or give them a list of things to get in for us, which seems rude. I expect they will do the main food shopping before we arrive, and we will likely buy them a big shop at the start of our 2nd week and we will take them out to dinner a couple of times, so meals are covered, this is more for milk for the kids, kids snacks, nappies, wipes, extra fruit (kids eat a few pieces a day) plus 'free from' food for my allergy child. I don't want to cause offence.
PeppermintPatty10 · 24/11/2019 15:08
I always do this and it works out well - even shampoos and toiletries so I don’t have to carry them. What is the alternative - mail a long list of things you need, for the hosts to buy? To me that feels a bit rude (I know it shouldn’t) so it’s much easier to buy it yourself send everything straight there. As PPs have said, nice to add in a couple of bottles of wine for the hosts.
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