The Best Man is pretty much with the groom before the wedding and throughout most of the day. … (In case you’re wondering whether the groomsmen have to give a gift to the groom: no, they do not. A wedding gift for the couple, though — yes.)
How much should the best man spend on a wedding gift?
Based upon our experience and research the bottom line is that, at the very least, you should expect to shell out between $200 and $500 as best man. Read on to get a better idea of how much lighter your pockets will be when all is said and done.
Does the best man pay for the groom’s tux?
Groom and Groomsmen Attire
Whether the groom and his groomsmen are buying new tuxedos or suits or renting for the occasion, his family is traditionally responsible for paying for that outfit (Note: In many modern weddings the groomsmen pay for their own outfits.)
Does the best man pay for the stag?
We do see more often than not nowadays that the groom doesn’t pay for their own stag weekend, but they may cover their costs while over there, such as for food. The drinks will normally be covered by the group as well.
How much should a couple give as a wedding gift?
The average wedding gift amount hovers right around $100, which is a great place to start, and you can increase or decrease that based on how close you are. If you’re very close or related to the couple (and have the wiggle room in your budget), you may choose to spend more—about $150 per guest (or $200 from a couple).