American Express Spending and Saving Tracker made investigations the result of which is the following: an average wedding present costs $ 109. By the way, the more familiar the newlyweds are the more expensive the gift they choose. So an ordinary gift for a family member who is getting married costs approximately $200.
An experienced etiquette expert Anna Post, who is also the co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, states that there are two main principles according to which one must choose a present for a wedding. First, one should pay attention to his budged, whether he has enough money to buy the present he wants. If not, he is to choose something cheaper so that not to get into debts. In addition, the next important fact to take into consideration is in what relations you are with the marrying couple. If you consider you are close and ought to buy an expensive present, there you go while there is no necessity to show yourself off in a wedding where you are just an acquaintance.