Is it acceptable to ask for wedding cash instead of gifts?MoneySaving Poll Results

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In many countries around the world, cash gifts for weddings are a given, but in the UK traditionally they're frowned at.

If you were POLITELY asked for cash, not boxed gifts at a wedding, whats closest to your view?



Results

I'm a man aged under 25 (438 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough40 votes (9%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway18 votes (4%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal45 votes (10%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers17 votes (4%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund95 votes (22%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday10 votes (2%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle83 votes (19%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want130 votes (30%)
Im a woman aged under 25 (508 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough9 votes (2%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway32 votes (6%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal36 votes (7%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers20 votes (4%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund120 votes (24%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday15 votes (3%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle131 votes (26%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want145 votes (29%)
I'm a man aged 25 to 34 (2222 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough46 votes (2%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway106 votes (5%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal163 votes (7%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers61 votes (3%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund351 votes (16%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday97 votes (4%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle627 votes (28%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want771 votes (35%)
Im a woman aged 25 to 34 (3261 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough25 votes (1%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway227 votes (7%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal237 votes (7%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers112 votes (3%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund554 votes (17%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday153 votes (5%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle921 votes (28%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want1032 votes (32%)
I'm a man aged 35 to 49 (2295 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough63 votes (3%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway167 votes (7%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal191 votes (8%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers144 votes (6%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund375 votes (16%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday67 votes (3%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle567 votes (25%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want721 votes (31%)
Im a woman aged 35 to 49 (4314 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough40 votes (1%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway399 votes (9%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal465 votes (11%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers331 votes (8%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund731 votes (17%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday117 votes (3%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle1093 votes (25%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want1138 votes (26%)
I'm a man aged 50 to 64 (1491 votes)
I never give gifts or cash my presence is enough31 votes (2%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway136 votes (9%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal158 votes (11%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers104 votes (7%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund186 votes (12%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday19 votes (1%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle283 votes (19%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want574 votes (38%)
Im a woman aged 50 to 64 (3951 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough21 votes (1%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway355 votes (9%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal497 votes (13%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers314 votes (8%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund537 votes (14%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday53 votes (1%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle786 votes (20%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want1388 votes (35%)
I'm a man aged 65+ (796 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough11 votes (1%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway84 votes (11%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal63 votes (8%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers61 votes (8%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund67 votes (8%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday5 votes (1%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle134 votes (17%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want371 votes (47%)
Im a woman aged 65+ (1387 votes)
I wouldn't give anything my presence is enough6 votes (0%)
I think its rude and presumptuous Id buy a gift instead anyway130 votes (9%)
I'd grudgingly give it - but I think it's impersonal165 votes (12%)
Cash isnt on, but Id happily give vouchers126 votes (9%)
Not keen, but its OK if for a purpose, eg, a honeymoon fund167 votes (12%)
Id prefer to give euros/dollars than pounds, eg, for a holiday14 votes (1%)
Id be relieved, giving cash is so much easier and less hassle227 votes (16%)
Cash is the best gift - practical so they can get what they want552 votes (40%)

                   20,663 votes received.

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