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When it's your best friend's wedding, no one knows his/her taste and preferences more than you! Is it movies, travel, food, books or fashion? You can gift your friend with something that would touch the right chord! But even if you know what your best friend likes, sometimes it's still not an easy task to pick the right wedding gift! This is where we come as help!
We have here a list of some super smart wedding gift ideas that aren't really things! Let's go digital and try some non-stuff wedding gifts for your friend!
Concert tickets for the music lovers
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Has your best friend been waiting for almost a year now to attend that music concert by her favourite musician? Here's your chance to surprise her with an experiential wedding gift! One of the coolest wedding gift ideas would be to gift your music-loving friend a couple ticket to their favourite musician. Especially when they have been too busy with all the wedding planning!
Health & fitness membership
With the wedding season comes the food season! Wedding sweets are something that can't be avoided ever since the wedding date is fixed until the post-wedding rituals! And that means all the pre-wedding fitness regime going down the drain! One of the trendiest wedding gift ideas is helping your friends getting back in shape after the wedding with a gym or yoga membership. You could also look up other fitness classes like Pilates, swimming, acrobats, depending on what your friend likes.
Culinary classes for foodie friends
This one is for your friends who just live to eat! Enroll them for a couple class where they can learn to cook some exotic cuisines. Or may be some baking lessons to ace the art of preparing beautiful delicious cakes! The experience of learning together, itself would be one of the unique wedding gift ideas especially for couples who are into food and gastronomical delights!
Sponsor a wedding vendor
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One of the most thoughtful and smart wedding gift ideas is to contribute to their whole wedding expenditure. Sponsor a wedding vendor as a gift and you could never go wrong! Looking for the right wedding caterer, decorator, wedding planner and so on is one huge task that every couple has to go through. Share the burden and make your friend's life easier with this super wise wedding gift!
Netflix subscription & more
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Gifting your friend with Netflix subscription for a year (or more) would probably one of the most practical wedding gift ideas ever! You can choose whatever web streaming service your friends like to watch and gift them a whole year's subscription for a selected channels. Trust us, it would be like a breath of fresh air for them after all the wedding stress! After all, who doesn't like to unwind binge-watching their favourite shows over the weekend?
Bar & club coupons
When it comes to wedding gift ideas, there is one thing you can almost never go wrong with! Gift coupons of your friend's favourite bars or clubs! You are sure to become their favourite with this kind of wedding gift! You can get online deals with certain extended validity. All you've got to do is buy the coupons and gift them on their wedding!
Staycation or a mini honeymoon
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Ask your friend and his/her partner for a suitable weekend they're comfortable with and book a lavish staycation at a luxury resort! This is one of the most loved wedding gift ideas for new-age couples. It could be like a mini honeymoon for them. Book a honeymoon suite with a nice view and get a bed & breakfast deal. Your friends can spend a romantic stay at a fort palace, a beach resort or five-star luxury hotel that's just a few hours drive from the city.
Gift a smile
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If your friend and his/partner are involved with an NGO or a charity organisation, be a part of their good work as a gift. Donate, spend time or get involved with the less fortunate souls and bring some smiles. This couple, Sagar and Richi Vishnoi invited 150 underprivileged kids from the NGO called Bucketlist for their wedding as guests, and they testify that nothing felt better.
Choosing a wedding gift is all about making the person you love feel special. Think of wedding gift ideas putting your feet in your friend's shoes. Understand what they love and what would touch their hearts. It's always the thought that counts.
Put some thinking and efforts before you finalise the right kind of wedding gift. And if you can't come up with anything extraordinary, sharing the wedding expenses or sponsoring for their honeymoon trip are always great ideas. You could also go for shopping coupons or movie and theatre coupons depending on their preference. Make sure to gift your friend something that comes from your heart!
Do you have any unique wedding gift ideas for your best friend that we missed? Share you thoughts with us in the comment section below!