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How do you politely ask for no wedding gifts?

How do you politely ask for no wedding gifts?

Destination Wedding No Gifts Wording “We kindly request no gifts for our wedding. Your journey to celebrate with us is enough of a gift.” “We would prefer that our guests don’t bring gifts. Making memories in this beautiful destination together is more than we could ask for.”

How do you politely say no gifts on an invitation?

Suggested Wording for Invitations

  1. Your presence is the only gift we need.
  2. Please, no gifts. Consider a donation instead.
  3. The gift of your presence is enough! No presents, please.
  4. Instead of a gift, please consider donating to…
  5. Please, no gifts!
  6. Your presence is gift enough.
  7. Your gift of time is present enough.

How do you ask guests not to bring gifts?

Politely request no gifts on the birthday party invitation. Write your request for no gifts on the invitation, in simple, direct language. Here are some examples: “Your presence is the perfect gift, please no things!”

What does no gifts mean on a wedding invitation?

no gifts, please. No crockpots, no checks, no donations to the charity of the couple’s choosing. No gifts. Period. This generous couple are trying to include you in their marriage celebration.

Is it rude to ask for no gifts?

A kind and thoughtful way of making your request known. Whether you have limited space in your home or simply don’t need any more stuff, it’s perfectly acceptable to decline gifts at your next event.

How do you say gift optional?

I think it’s fine to say “no gifts required” on the invite, but be prepared for people to bring them anyway. In my experience, “gifts optional” means everyone will bring a gift. “No gifts please” means you might get a few. Having a specific alternative usually works better.

What’s a nice way to say no gifts?

This might be something like ‘We have everything we need and your attendance is the cherry on top! Please no gifts,'” she says. Whitmore adds that you could also say something like, “Your presence is our present” or “The gift of your company is the only gift needed.”

Is it rude to show up to a wedding without a gift?

Yes and no. Whether it’s a 30th birthday or a wedding, if you’re invited to a celebratory party, it’s customary for a guest to bring a gift. But if you don’t bring one, you aren’t breaking any laws. More than likely, you won’t be called out for your social faux pas, but it will probably be noticed.

How do you say in lieu of gifts?

‘In Lieu of Gifts’ Wording for a Wedding

  1. “In lieu of gifts, we wish to spread more love by requesting that guests make a donation to [charity].”
  2. “In lieu of gifts, please consider making a donation to a charity of your choice.”
  3. “Our love has already brought us so many gifts.

How do you say optional wedding gift?

a gift of money in a card would really make our day! We would prefer your presence rather than your presents! As we are so lucky to have a home together, we have decided not to request wedding gifts.

Are wedding gifts optional?

Technically, nobody has to buy anyone wedding gift. So while it’s not necessarily required, it’s always a nice (and expected) gesture. “Etiquette’s all about thinking ahead,” says Smith.

Do we need to thank the wedding guests who didn’t give gifts?

Probably not. (And a few gifts may still roll in. Etiquette rules give people a year to send them.) But they may have decided they’ve spent enough on your wedding already — in dollars, time and effort.