Is it rude to ask for money as a wedding gift?
Some couples have come up with creative ways to ask for gifts, money, or charitable donations on their wedding invitations. The truth of the matter is that doing so is rude. Proper etiquette says that wedding gifts of any kind should never be mentioned on an invitation or even sent with the invitation.
How do you politely ask for gifts on an invitation?
Write “Gifts would be appreciated” on the invitation
A straight to the point way would be to write it in a small print at the bottom of the invitation. The way you word it is very important. Use words like, “gifts would be appreciated”. Or state the type of gift for example “Gift cards would be appreciated”.
How do you ask for gifts at a wedding?
a) Should you wish to give a wedding gift, we would greatly appreciate a contribution towards our honeymoon. b) Your presence at our wedding is gift enough, but if you do wish to buy us something, a contribution towards our dream honeymoon would be appreciated.