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Dear Mary

Dear Mary: What is the etiquette around gifts for virtual weddings?

22 May 2021

9:00 AM

22 May 2021

9:00 AM

Q. We have been invited to a virtual wedding. Is it correct form to send a present?
— P.F., Barrow Street, Wilts

A. Virtual weddings are so new that the rules of etiquette have yet to be drawn up. Setting aside the large sums of money you will not need to shell out for transport and accommodation to attend a physical wedding, you should go by what you would like friends and family to do were you in the same position as the marrying couple.

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