How to Create a Wedding Registry on Amazon

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Are you planning a wedding soon? Well, you’d probably be expecting gifts from your friends and family. Since Amazon is one of the biggest eCommerce platforms in the world, you can find almost anything you’d need for your new home there. 

So instead of spending a ton in building a wedding registry and hosting it on another domain, you can simply create a wedding registry on Amazon and have your well-wishers buy the things you’d really need. 

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In this post, we’ll show you why you should consider hosting your wedding registry on Amazon, how to create it and add items to it. Keep reading to find out how.

What is a Wedding Registry?

A wedding registry is an online service most eCommerce stores offer that allows a couple to add the items they’d want from the store to a list. They can then share these preferred wedding gifts with their guests to choose from.

Why Should You Create a Registry for Your Wedding on Amazon?

In addition to getting the wedding gifts you’d actually need, here are a few reasons why you need to use Amazon for your wedding registry;

  • It’s easy to set up –  you don’t need to build a website or pay hosting fees. All you need to do is follow the easy steps we’ll be showing you later on in this article
  • You get free and fast shipping if you have an Amazon Prime account – which means your gifts might even start showing up before the wedding.
  • You can return a wedding gift: If the colour isn’t right or if it doesn’t fit your home aesthetic, like every other Amazon purchase, you can return it within 180 days.
  • If your guests make purchases from some brands, you might just get an extra gift
  • Your guests can pitch in together to purchase one gift with the group gifting 
  • You don’t have to worry about the logistics – Amazon will deliver directly to your home
  • There’s a list of everyone who purchased an item for you. So after the wedding, you can send them a thank you card.

How to Create a Wedding Registry on Amazon

Before you start creating your wedding registry, we recommend opting for Amazon Prime – even if it’s just the free trial. This is because if no one purchases an item in your wedding registry, you get 20% off on that item after your wedding with Prime.

Once you’ve upgraded to a Prime account, here’s how to create your own registry;

  • Visit the Amazon Wedding Registry
  • Enter both your name and your partner’s namewedding registry name
  • Fill in your proposed wedding date (you can always update this in the settings if it changes)wedding date
  • Enter the estimated number of guests you’d like to invite
  • Share the address you’d like your gifts to be sent towedding registry delivery address
  • Decide if you’d want your registry to be public on Amazon, only discoverable with a link or privatepublic or private registry
  • Choose to receive registry news or not and tap on ‘create registry’

How to Add Items to Your Amazon Registry

Now that you’ve set up your wedding registry on Amazon, it’s time to start adding actual things to this list. To do this, just search for items on Amazon as you would normally do. Underneath the ‘Buy Now’ button, you’ll see ‘Add to Wedding Registry’. Tap on that button and it’ll be automatically added to that list. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can my partner access this registry?
    Yes! You can give your partner edit access to the registry without even sharing your Amazon account details. All you need is the email address associated with their Amazon account
  2. Do I get a discount on items?
    As we earlier mentioned, you get a 20% discount as an Amazon Prime member on unpurchased gifts after your wedding date. As a non-prime member, you can get up to 10% based on certain terms and conditions
  3. Can I know who bought items off my registry?

Amazon keeps a list of everyone who purchases an item off your registry list. So you’ll know who bought an item.

And that’s our guide to creating a wedding registry with Amazon. Do share this post with any couple you know who might need this.


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