What to Add to Your Gift Registry When Moving Abroad

Moving abroad can be equal parts exhilarating and terrifying. More so, when you’re moving right after your wedding. You already have so much to care of financially and paperwork wise that dealing with the aftermath of a big fat Indian wedding can be tiresome. One way you can minimize this is by creating a gift registry so that you get the wedding gifts that you actually want and ni wedding gifts go to waste. One thing you should remember when designing a gift registry during times like these is to only add stuff that you’ll definitely carry abroad and not to add huge/bulky items. 

Things to Add to Your Gift Registry
Things to Add to Your Gift Registry

So, here are 10 things you can add to your gift registry when moving abroad!

#1. Travel essentials and accessories

When you’re moving abroad, it’s a given that a fair bit of travel is to be expected. So, adding something that’ll aid you in your travels is definitely a good idea. Adding trolleys, backpacks, travel kits etc. will only make your life easy as these are stuff you’ll definitely be spending money on. Additionally, you can also add accessories like passport holders, eye masks, neck pillows etc. What’s more, you can personalize some accessories like printing your name/initials on passport holders, luggage tags and so on!

#2. Indian cookware

When moving abroad one thing you’ll definitely take with you is Indian cookware. They can be pretty difficult to find in most countries and may be exorbitantly priced in others. To cook some dishes the proper cookware is a necessity. So, don’t forget to add things like Pressure Cooker, Kadhai, Puttu maker, Paniyaram Kadai, Chakli maker etc. Don’t forget to add even some utensils like Slotted spoon, sieve etc. as the ones that you use or suitable for your cooking style may not be available there. So, definitely add these to your gift registry.

#3. Gift Cards

Using gift cards is really easy and it is definitely something that can give you a lot of flexibility in its usage. So add gift cards from brands that can help you set up your home later at your pace. So, adding Amazon gift cards is a must! Also, don’t forget to add gift cards from local brands that can help you set up your dream home. You can also opt from niche brands that you love and add those gift cards to your gift registry!

#4. Products from Local Stores

With Wedding Wishlist, you can add products from online local stores and we’ll fulfil it for you. It gives you the flexibility to create a universal gift registry, where you can add the products that you actually will buy after the wedding. For example, if you’re setting up a new home and are going to definitely buy a TV or a mattress/bed then simply add it to your registry! You’ll get the things you need and your guests will also be happy as they got to contribute something for your new life. 

#5. Jewellery

Jewellery is something you can definitely take and will use. It also occupies very less space so is not a nuisance to carry. So, add the jewellery you like from the designers you love. You can add various kinds like semi-precious, costume jewellery and even men’s jewellery to your wedding registry.

#6. Travel Vouchers

As said earlier, travel is definitely going to be in the near future. So, add something that’ll aid in making your travel easy. One of the best things that can help you out with these is travel vouchers. They’ll help you save a lot of money and will simplify your travel plans. 

#7. Charity

Helping someone less fortunate on one of the most important days in your life is one way you can make the day even more special for you as well as the others. So create a charity registry with charities you love or causes you support and believe in. This’ll also give your guests the satisfaction of doing something and helpful on your big day. 

#8. Gadgets

Everybody loves gadgets these days. More so, there’s a gadget for literally everything you do today. So, that’ll definitely be something you need. You can add gadgets for a smart home, Bluetooth headphones, Smart keychains etc. There are so many quirky and one of a kind smart gadgets today, we’re sure you’ll never run out of options. 

#9. Spa Vouchers

After planning a huge wedding and running around to make the day just perfect for everyone, we’re sure you’re exhausted. So adding spa or massage coupons will help you relax and enjoy some much-needed downtime. If you’re staying in India for a few days before moving, then add some Indian spa vouchers. If not, add vouchers from some of the best spas in your place to your wedding gift registry. 

#10. Cash

If all else fails, one thing you can definitely do is create a cash registry. Cash is the most flexible gift you can ever receive as it has no expiration date and you can use it as and when you want it. It’ll come in handy literally anytime and help in cutting down some of your wedding as well as your moving cost. So, adding cash contributions to your gift registry is definitely a great idea always!

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