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Wedding Gift Money Amount?

I was invited to the son's wedding of a guy I have played golf with on and off over many years. Long story short, I was not able to attend and I would like to send a card with cash. The question is how much?

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October 26, 20120 found this helpful

Send whatever amount that you want to. I would say it would depend on how well you know the people, and how well to do you are.

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October 26, 20120 found this helpful

If you had gone to the wedding how much would you have been willing to spend on a gift? Send the cash instead. If you have no idea what you may have purchased send them $40 or $50.

My recommendation, especially if you are going to add your "gift" to a card, ask your friend if the kids had a preferred place for gift items to be purchase. I can't think of what it is called when they arrange at a particular store to have a shopping list for an occasion. But where ever it is get them a gift card for that store.

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October 28, 20120 found this helpful

Cash is always an appreciated gift! Since it doesn't sound as if you know the new couple, and are only once-in-awhile golfing buddies with the dad, a gift of $25 seems appropriate.

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The fact that you want to send a gift is really nice; a lot of people nowadays don't attend or even respond to functions to which they were invited, nor do they send a gift!

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