How Much to Give for A Wedding
How Much to Give for A Wedding – RelativesIt is a common thing if a guest bring money in envelope as a wedding present. The amount of the money given is various, depends on the guests’ capability and also how close the bride and groom with the guests. But how much to give for a wedding appropriately? Pay attention at these classifications first.
There are several levels of relatives. For siblings, there is no limitation of the amount of the money you need to give for their weddings. Because you may also take role in the celebration of the marriage. But for your siblings and any other relatives, you are able to give about $300 to $500.
Best Friends or Close Friends
Best friends or close friends usually gets more amount of money as their wedding presents, compared to just friends. For this second classification, the appropriate amount of money you need to give is about $200 to $300. If you think it is still not enough, you are able to add another wedding present such as bed linen or kitchen set. Make sure the wedding present you give is functional for the bride and groom. This way you already give an appropriate wedding gifts.
How much to give for a wedding of your friends? The definition of friends in this case is able to be your friends when you were in college or senior high school, your community friends, your office friends, and etc. In order to appreciate your friendship, you are able to give about $100 to $150. Make it suitable with how close you are with your friends.
People You Just Know
Have you ever invited to the wedding of someone you just know? Sometimes it makes you confused why you are getting the invitation. For this classification, actually you are able to choose whether to come to the wedding or not. But if you want to come in order to respect the bride and groom, you are able to give $50 as the wedding present.
The Ethics of Giving Money as Wedding Present
Wedding present, no matter in what form it is, actually has the meaning as a stock for the bride and the groom. No matter how much money or what stuff you give for the wedding present, the most important thing is your sincerity.
There is always different opinion about how much to give for a wedding, especially when it comes to money as the wedding present. But if you choose to give envelope with money when you come to the celebration of a marriage, the principle is the amount of money you are going to give as the wedding gift is it needs to cover the cost of food you eat at the wedding.
You also need to consider about how many persons you bring to wedding. It also influences the amount of money for the wedding. Make sure the amount of the money you are going to give is suitable with the persons you bring.