Online Cash Contributions are still in!

13th June, 2013

Online Cash Contributions are still in!

One of those many ‘money request’ poems we found online is this:

“Love the joy of choosing gifts?
Wrap the chosen captive?
If thoughts elude in this regard
… money is attractive! “

Indeed. Come on, who would not love to receive cash? In fact, the latest surveys from the past two years prove that cash is still king in terms of wedding gifts and is also something that guests prefer to give.

Thankyou knows how hard it is for some couples to tell everyone that they need cash instead of traditional wedding presents. No one wants to come across as rude, greedy or tacky, which is why we are always ready help you out with asking tastefully.

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Asking for Cash? Thankyou makes it easier for everyone!

11th June, 2013

Asking for Cash? Thankyou makes it easier for everyone!

Take a sec and check this out. This could be you:

You already have a toaster and a blender or maybe pretty much everything else you need for a fully functional home. You’ve lived together for years, you are established and now that you’ve decided to take the plunge and take it to forever and ever, there’s one thing in your wedding planning that you brings you and your partner to a stand still…

The gift registry.

Okay, this one is a bit tricky, especially if your family and friends already know that you have everything you need! What else would be left for them to get you? Yes, there may be something that you are still wishing for, but how do you tell them? Click here to continue reading

Wedding Gift Registry Trend: Online Contribution Gifts

5th October, 2012

Wedding Gift Registry Trend: Online Contribution Gifts

Cash gifts….another big discussion on etiquette, especially if it is the wedding present you prefer to receive from your guests. Asking for and giving cash as a wedding gift has always been a grey area in wedding etiquette. It is seen as uncreative and impersonal however, it remains as the top wedding gift that’s preferred and requested – often by guests!

It is not until recent times we’ve seen very significant trends on how couples use their wedding gift registries to nicely ask for monetary gifts. Consequently, many guests now also prefer to help newlyweds get a good start in their new life as a married couple by giving cash. Younger couples may be looking into saving for their future house or car and the more established ones would probably love to get something extra-special for their honeymoon.
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The Advantages of Online Contribution Gifts

11th June, 2012

The Advantages of Online Contribution Gifts

Many engaged couples start a gift registry as part of their wedding plans. However, if you already have what you need at your home or do not want any traditional wedding gifts, what do you do?  This is where the one gift that everyone needs and appreciates come in – cash.

Most brides and grooms don’t actually know how to ask for money, despite the fact it is something they really prefer as a gift. While it is something that’s been a subject of varying opinions from different individuals and etiquette standards, you can now breathe and relax because there is an easy and tasteful way to get through this dilemma.

Thankyou Gift Registry allows you to create a gift list where your family and friends can make online cash contributions. You can list your honeymoon, lifestyle or experience gifts or big ticket items you have always wished for and have guests contribute directly to them on your registry. Here are the advantages  in listing your gifts for guest contributions: Click here to continue reading

Big Ticket Items? List Them As Contribution Gifts!

14th May, 2012

Big Ticket Items? List Them As Contribution Gifts!

Many online gift registries like Thankyou provide options for occasion organisers to list gifts at varying price points in order to give more chances for their guests to select items that are suited to their budget. When it comes to big ticket items for weddings or baby showers and other special occasions, Thankyou allows you to list them as contribution gifts, making the gift giving process a whole lot easier for your guests. Everyone will appreciate the convenience of giving a gift without ever leaving the house to shop for one.

What are the big gifts you can place on your registry? Here are some ideas…. Click here to continue reading