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匿名使用者 發問時間: 社會與文化語言 · 9 年前

Wedding gift, how much?

Hi,

My best friend's daughter is getting married in Taiwan. There is to be a banquet and I plan to attend. I am told cash is an acceptable form of wedding gift. Could someone tell me if US$1000 is proper? Her mother and I were very close and she's like a niece to me.

Thanks,

Faith

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  • 9 年前
    最佳解答

    well, actually 1000NTD would be a weird amount to give.

    u should at least give 1200NTD.

    I'm a taiwanese but i don't know how to explain why the number. It's just a custom though.

    Especially you're very close to her mom it usually takes 6000NTD or 6600NTD to be a proper amount to give on a wedding.

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  • 9 年前

    friend : US$99

    best friend : US$199

    99 means 長長久久(forever)

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  • 9 年前

    You'll be invited to my daughter's wedding, and you and my wife can call each other sister so my daughter can be your niece.

    seriously, 200-300USD will be more than proper.

    but if she is related to Chen Shui Bian's family, they'll kick you out of the reception.

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  • 9 年前

    No way! US$1,000 is about a month paycheck for a new college graduate in Taiwan.

    To give that amount openly is to embarrass other closer relatives. In theory, the brothers of the bride/groom's mother should give the most, not you.

    2011-01-25 04:38:34 補充:

    However, if you insist, give to the mother in private so that no one knows. Or go ahead, buy a house in Bel Aire for the lucky couple.

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  • 9 年前

    ~~~~~ if US$1000 is proper? ~~~~

    Sure!

    US$1000=NT$30000

    Very proper and very nice!

    And have a good time in banquet !

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  • Jay
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    9 年前

    It’s definitely good enough to give $1000as wedding gift.There are some examples in the web:

    http://zh.kakoola.com/archives/jwYuzP/http://tw.my...

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