What Is an Appropriate Cash Gift for a Wedding?

An appropriate cash gift for a wedding is $150. The exact amount depends on the relationship between the couple and the person gifting it.

When purchasing a gift for a distant friend or co-worker, it is common to spend around $75. If someone in the wedding couple is a relative or close friend, it is typically for the gift to cost between $100 and $125. Some people prefer to give money, while others purchase household items or personal gifts. The exact gift given depends on the couple’s preferences. For example, some engaged couples put together wedding registries in stores.