With MyRegistry.com's Cash Gift Service, you can tastefully request and accept cash gifts directly
from your gift registry. Set up your Cash Gift Fund with any title of your choice. (e.g., Our Honeymoon
Fund, Baby’s College Fund, etc.) and it will display together with other products and items you have added
from any store in the world.
Whether you have a Cash Gift Fund or not, you may also elect to
allow guests to purchase many of the items from your registry in the form of a cash gift at any time.
The exact amount of the item will be contributed to a Cash Gift Fund, and then you decide whether to
purchase the item or use the funds for something else.
The Cash Gift Fund is totally secure. Your guests can conveniently send you cash gifts in any denomination
by using a credit card or a PayPal account. MyRegistry.com does not charge any
for setting up a Cash
Gift Fund, however, PayPal will charge small transaction fee on contributions made by credit card.
Your MyRegistry.com cash gifts account is facilitated by PayPal. It's completely safe, easy-to-use and you will love having it
- Set up your special Cash Gift Fund with the name of your choice (i.e. Honeymoon Fund, Baby’s
College Fund, Home Down Payment Fund, Back to School Fund, etc.).
- Your new fund will prominently appear on your registry along with your other gift choices.
- Open a fund for your Bridal Shower, Baby Shower or any other upcoming event. You can change it again
for the next special occasion that follows or just put it on hold until the next time you need to use it.
- MyRegistry.com's convenient Cash Gift Service is ideal for group gifts, partial payment gifts, and
large unique gifts that you want to purchase for yourself.
How Does it Work?
MyRegistry.com's patent-pending Cash Gift Service harnesses the power of PayPal to bring you the cash you need. Your guests can easily send you cash gifts using their credit card or another PayPal account.
What is PayPal?
PayPal is a secure and easy way to send money from one person to another that is
available to anyone with an email address. Recipients can connect their PayPal account
to their bank account, transfer their balance or just make payments from their PayPal
account. Your special cash gift account with
PayPal is as good as having cash!
How do my guests contribute?
Your guests will be able to easily contribute money to your Cash Gift Fund online using a credit card or their PayPal account.
I don’t have a PayPal account yet, what should I do?
In order to activate
your Cash Gift Fund and start receiving contributions, you must have a PayPal account.
You can either open a PayPal account now at www.PayPal.com,
or after your have have opened your gift registry.
Are there fees to have a Cash Gift Fund?
MyRegistry.com does not
charge members any fees to open or maintain a cash gift account. PayPal charges
a transaction fee each time monies are transferred into your cash gift account .
Outside of the PayPal transaction fee, there are no additional fees to the Cash
Gift Fund owner.
PayPal’s transaction fees for a U.S. Account is 2.9% +$0.30 per transaction (i.e.
$3.20 for a $100 contribution to your cash gift account). This fee will be deducted
from the amount contributed on each transaction.
Are there any fees when sending a Cash Gift?
a nominal non-refundable handling fee for providing the Cash Gift Fund Services
and to ensure completion of the transaction.
Cash Gift Amount
Up to $100
$100 to $200
$200 to $500
$500 to $1000
When will I get my money?
In order to comply with PayPal’s security provisions, contributions to your Cash Gift Fund will be held for five business days before transferring monies to your PayPal account.
How do I activate my Cash Gift Fund?
To activate your Cash Gift Fund, login to your account and click the link Activate Cash Gift Fund under the Manage Registry tab. You will then receive an email to verify your PayPal account. Once you have verified your PayPal email, your Cash Gift Fund will display on your gift list for guests to contribute.
To view more FAQs regarding Cash Gift Funds, please see the MyRegistry.com Help Page