Engagement gift etiquette

by Elisa Parry

Heading to an engagement party and not quite sure whether you’re expected to bring a gift? The etiquette around engagement gifts can be a little murky. Often there’s no registry, so if you do decide to bring a gift the pressure to find the right one can be tough! Sometimes couples aren’t expecting a gift at all. So essentially, it’s up to you as to whether you want to spoil the happy couple with something to help them celebrate. We’ve pulled together a few gift ideas to take the guesswork out of finding something appropriate and sure to hit the mark.

Engagement gift etiquette

Gift a dining experience

Give them a chance to enjoy a night out somewhere special. Think romantic dinner for two. It could be a five-course Italian degustation at Pilu at Freshwater or something a really out there, like a 24K gold burger and Ferrero Rocher shake in Melbourne.

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Engagement gift etiquette

Gift them a sugar hit

You may have seen these Dessert Boxes on Shark Tank! We are obsessed with these sweet treats. The best bit? You can add a gift card and message to say congrats to the happy couple.

Gift them a Dessert Box.

Engagement gift etiquette

Gift them a pamper package

While wedding planning is super exciting, many a bride has fallen prey to becoming Bridezilla ahead of the big day. Help to keep stress levels to a minimum by gifting them a couple’s spa experience. You can’t go wrong with the Hot Springs on the Mornington Peninsula or a couples massage, facial, steam room experience at the QT.

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Engagement gift etiquette

Gift a mini-break

An overnight stay at a winery, a glamping adventure… the choices for gifting a romantic getaway are endless. This is another great gift as it will allow them to take time out to relax and recharge together.

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Engagement gift etiquette

Give the gift of choice

Give a RedBalloon gift voucher and let them decide what experience they’d like to share together. It could be the perfect opportunity for them to tick something off their bucket list together before they tie the knot.

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