What’s more exciting: getting married, or life after the wedding? Enjoy your post-wedding planning free time, your luxurious honeymoon, and your dream wedding gifts in a way that melts perfectly into your new happily married lifestyle.
So, to simplify life after wedding planning, you’ll definitely want to choose a wedding registry that gifts you what you really want!
Register for your wedding by finding the perfect online registry platform for you. This includes traditional wedding gifts, cash funds for experiences, a honeymoon travel fund, or charitable donations for your favorite causes. With the freedom to register from home or in-store, you can make your gift lists as small or as thorough as you want. Trust us, you want this to be organized!
Many of our favorite all-in-one registry sites have options for group gifting, easy returns, and post-wedding shopping discounts, too! Alternatively, for the couple who’d rather trade physical gifts for experiences, you can raise money for your next adventure.
Your guests will love gifting to you, knowing why it’s exactly what you wanted. Register for your wedding your way, and lean into a very relaxed state of wedded bliss!
The All-In-One Wedding Registry
Joy is a dream come true for the organized bride. Yes, they’ve taken the lead when it comes to an all-in-one registry. Organize all your store lists, cash funds, or charities in one cohesive place. And if you thought that was too good to be true, you can also send save-the-dates, invites, and design your own website by using their extremely customizable wedding website builder. It’s literally all you need.
Another free option, The Knot’s registry allows you to sync lists from other stores, as well as your cash funds and experiences. Check out The Knot’s Registry Store too, for their curated list of best gifts for couples like you. It’s the perfect place to find ideas and to help you get started, with free shipping and easy returns on everything.
UK couples, you’ll want to use this free registry site. They offer services like free shipping and storage of your gifts for up to 6 months before delivery. While there is a 2% charge for cash funds, you will receive a 10% discount on any future purchases you make with their brand partners, should you ever move, have a baby, or just want to do some shopping.
Zola is the trendier younger sis to the sites listed above. All-inclusive as well, you can include your gifts and Zola’s own cash fund feature in one place, with a free and spunky wedding website to match. Exchange gifts before they ship (without guests finding out), enjoy free shipping, and price matching. They pride themselves in making it easy on couples and guests, so start your website first or your registry first, and just do you!
From the David’s Bridal company, comes their all-in-one registry and wedding website. One of the more unique features is their “Register By Room” visual blueprint, allowing you the ability to digitally arrange a room of items before you buy. This feature comes in handy if you’re purchasing furniture or other large pieces. Link everything you need conveniently in one place with no fees, and add from over 50+ retailers.
Just like the others, Thankful offers an open platform for all your lists in one place. For a one-time, $30 fee, you can keep your registry active forever, and it means they won’t be skimming any additional fees from your gifts or cash funds.
Experiences & Honeymoons
So you already have a house full of wares, but what you’d really love is a vacation together. This is the fundraising platform that makes giving quick, easy, and budget-friendly for guests to give you cash or gift cards. Explain what “experiences” you’re hoping for, or register for your favorite gift cards, and let your guests contribute however they feel comfortable. It’s free to set up and allows you to transfer funds to your bank account or PayPal for fees under 3% (and zero fees for your guests.)
This site is a sleek way to ask for money. You create a list of desired experiences like “Snorkeling with turtles in Maui” or “Broadway show in London.” Guests can navigate through your experience list and donate any amount of money. To set up your registry they’ll charge you a one-time fee, and you’ll receive contributions immediately and directly into your bank account. It’s that easy.
This charity-focused company has a mission to provide well-made essentials to those in need. You register for essential items – anything from bedding to board games – and then pick your preferred region and charitable cause. Your guests will enjoy selecting what they’d like to buy and spreading the love in honor of your big day.
Choose anything from environmental causes to human rights by browsing their list of registered charities. Don’t see your favorite organization? You can add it. They’ll provide you with a direct link to include on your wedding website or invitations. And once your registry is finished The Good Beginning will disperse all funds equally between each of your selected charities.
Department Store Wedding Registry
From housewares to electronics to anything else you can dream up, Target’s got it. With almost two thousand locations, they make it easy for guests to purchase online or in-store, and easy to make returns in person, with a one-year return policy. They’ve modernized the box-store shopping experience with an app and gift tracking. And Target even has the personalized touch of creating your own page with photos and a unique URL.
Colorful and perfectly curated, Anthropologie’s selection of home goods and clothing is unmatched. They offer a 15% completion discount for the remaining items on your registry, making it easier to “say yes” to purchasing everything remaining on your list.
They’ve made this experience personal, offering one-on-one registry help from an expert, store tours, and complimentary gifts for attending one of their Private Registry Mornings online or in-store. Enjoy your newlywed discount of 15% off for three months after your wedding, too!
The elevated way to furnish your space, they offer helpful product guides, like what to look for when purchasing new cookware or cutlery. Book a free, private appointment in-store or online with an expert, and enjoy endless inspiration.
Shop by category, price, or top-rated items, for beautiful and useful items that help you cook and live thoughtfully. Enjoy an additional 10% off shopping discount for six months after your wedding to ensure you are truly the hostess with the mostess.
Non-Traditional Wedding Registry
Yes, we repeat, Etsy has a wedding registry program! Shipping details will vary by seller, but dive into the world of handmade beauties, vintage gems, and unique treasures from around the world to fit your one-of-a-kind taste!
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