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16/05/2013 at 20:09
Hope it's okay to venture over here with a question! Wasn't sure where else to ask!
So we are friends with a couple who are currently getting married abroad, just the two of them. We're about to send a card... but do we also send a gift? They don't have a party over here booked yet but I think they'll have an informal meal with friends at some point over the summer. I'm really unsure of the etiquette.
If it helps, they brought a gift to our wedding last year. If we did send a gift it would likely just be cash in the card.
16/05/2013 at 20:21
We went away to get married and were given gifts by people at the little reception we had. I'd be inclined to give them a small gift.
16/05/2013 at 20:30
If it was me I would send cash - maybe £30/£40 ish because they had given me a gift previously
16/05/2013 at 20:47
Only give them a gift if you want to... and look forward to you posting over here more
16/05/2013 at 21:02
Thanks, think we'll send something then :)
QI, I'll def make more effort to post over here - probably more likely when I go on mat leave in a few weeks as access at work is inconveniently poor
16/05/2013 at 21:16
We married here in the UK but we had lots of presents from people who weren't invited to the wedding. (Like Mum's work friends etc).
I don't think sending a gift is a thing you only do because you are going to the wedding, it's something you send in celebration of that event.
If it was me, I'd be sending something.
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