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lindiann Mon 02-Sep-19 12:19:09

Hi my nephew is coming over from Australia to get married here, I was going to give him money how much is a reasonable amount to give a relative on marriage? Also My Mum died some years ago and I would like to give him some from his Gran as she would have wanted this thanks

lemongrove Mon 02-Sep-19 12:36:31

Hi, well it all depends how much you like your nephew and how much cash you can spare really.
I would think £100 and if you want to add money from your mother £150.
If this is too much, alter the amount accordingly.
If too little, ditto.😄

Calendargirl Mon 02-Sep-19 13:10:39

I’m not as generous as lemongrove. I would give £50 from each, £100 in all.

EllanVannin Mon 02-Sep-19 13:14:28

A couple of hundred at least.

EllanVannin Mon 02-Sep-19 13:15:48

I gave my D's £50 for their 50th b/days !

Pantglas1 Mon 02-Sep-19 13:21:54

That made me smile EllanVannin- my dad gave six squeaky clean £10 notes on my 60th!

wildswan16 Mon 02-Sep-19 14:24:26

It is impossible to say - we have no idea whether you live on a fixed low pension and live in sheltered housing, or if you have a six bedroomed mansion with a swimming pool.

I have also given slightly more to younger couples, and less to those who have reached a mature age and accumulated "stuff".

Daisymae Mon 02-Sep-19 15:33:24

I would think that £100 would be a reasonable gift. If you want to give something from his gran then perhaps a similar sum?

JackyB Mon 02-Sep-19 18:30:37

I agree - £100 or £150 depending on what you can afford and what sort of relationship you have. I would also add a small, personal gift, though - maybe a photograph album, or some little trinket, maybe using it as a way to present the money in an attractive fashion.