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Suitable gift for wedding

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:31 pm

We're off to a Khmer wedding tomorrow - I know $20 per western guest is a standard gift, but this wedding is at Diamond Island. Any thoughts on how much to give?
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Post by Username Taken » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:42 pm

Standard wedding gift, as quoted by yourself, should be sufficient regardless of the location.
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Post by vladimir » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:45 pm

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Re: Suitable gift for wedding

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:45 pm

Username Taken wrote:Standard wedding gift, as quoted by yourself, should be sufficient regardless of the location.
Cheers - so $25 each should really nail it?
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Re: Suitable gift for wedding

Post by prahkeitouj » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:52 pm

I think it depends on you. For local like me, I also spend 20$ for a wedding party. If they are my close friends or relatives, I'll give more than this.
But if the groom and bride are a bit poor, I'll consider if I can give them more than 20$.
If they are rich already, 20$ is my standard. :)
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Re: Suitable gift for wedding

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:53 pm

prahkeitouj wrote:I think it depends on you. For local like me, I also spend 20$ for a wedding party. If they are my close friends or relatives, I'll give more than this.
But if the groom and bride are a bit poor, I'll consider if I can give them more than 20$.
If they are rich already, 20$ is my standard. :)
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Re: Suitable gift for wedding

Post by prahkeitouj » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:59 pm

You are welcome :)
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Re: Suitable gift for wedding

Post by kiwiincambodia » Fri Jun 05, 2015 1:21 pm

Depends also how well you know them. If they are close friends what you have stated is acceptable.

If you don't know them well and are just there to fill seats I would half what you have suggested.
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Re: Suitable gift for wedding

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jun 05, 2015 1:24 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:Depends also how well you know them. If they are close friends what you have stated is acceptable.

If you don't know them well and are just there to fill seats I would half what you have suggested.
Thanks - relative of a friend so we're numbers.
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Suitable gift for wedding

Post by kiwiincambodia » Fri Jun 05, 2015 1:25 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:Depends also how well you know them. If they are close friends what you have stated is acceptable.

If you don't know them well and are just there to fill seats I would half what you have suggested.
Thanks - relative of a friend so we're numbers.
In that case I would put $30 - $40 for both of you, not each.
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