The Best Wedding Registry Rewards and Perks

Updated 07/14/16
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Wait, you mean there's more? As if getting to scan your way into oblivion and adding everything you could ever dream of owning onto a giant wish list wasn't enough of an incentive to register for your wedding, many retailers also offer irresistible perks and rewards just for registering with them. Selecting a store to sign up with with is an important decision, so check out this wedding registry rewards breakdown to narrow down the best programs and added bonuses for you and your soon-to-be spouse.

Largely considered one of the best retailers for registry rewards, Macy's offers tons of perks for their bridal registrants. Through their Registry Star Rewards Programs, couples not only get 10 percent off on every eligible purchase they make throughout their registries timeline, but they also receive five percent rewards, in the form of a gift card, at the end of their registry based on total net spend. Added perks include a valuable coupon book at the time of sign up, on top of tons of manufacturer completion gifts, too. Pair these perks with their "complete your registry" 20 percent discount post-wedding, and it's easy to crown Macy's as King of wedding registry reward programs.

The Start-to-Finish Incentive Program at Bed Bath & Beyond features a bunch of perks that will make registering for wedding gifts even more exciting. With the "freebook" couples select brands within the book to add to their registry, and can earn free gifts based on purchases. They also offer a completion program which enables new couples to use once online, and once in store within three months of saying 'I do," for a discount on your remaining items. Paired with free announcement cards, competitive pricing and hassle-free returns, Bed Bath & Beyond will take your wedding registry "beyond" your expectations.

Free wine glasses? Yes please. Couples that select Crate & Barrel as their registry retailer receive a free gift at sign-up — a set of their stemless wine glasses. Additionally, they offer 10 percent off the entire store, even furniture, for six months after your wedding date along with manufacturer bonus gifts for certain spend thresholds on select registry items. All registry items ship free, they have select sip-and-scan private registry events, as well as a handy "Thank You Manager" to help keep you organized and make your thank you card writing experience (a bit) less overwhelming!

Gifts that arrive after your wedding day end up being extra little surprises that can help you treat yourself. After your big day, Kohl's offers 10 percent back (on a gift card) on all gifts purchased from your registry for some post-wedding shopping. They also offer a 15 percent completion program within three months of your wedding, so you can grab any gifts remaining on your list. Manufacturer bonus gifts, free announcement cards (with 20 percent off coupons!) and seamless returns and exchanges make Kohls' a fun and convenient spot for registering, full of added perks.

Target, Tarjay, however you say it, it's right on target for wedding registries. (See what we did there?) Registrants at this retailer have direct access to bonus gifts with qualifying purchases, as well as a 15 percent discount on all registry items not purchased off their registry. Additionally, Target features a "group gifting" feature that enables several gift-givers to all chip-in for a larger gift.

Luxury lovers, be sure to check out Bloomingdales wedding registry. Aside from having a slew of gorgeous housewares, dinnerware and décor at your fingertips (only a laser gun scan away!) they have an impressive registry program. With devoted wedding specialists that work exclusively with soon-to-wed couples, you can create your dream registry and get rewarded for it, too. Savings opportunities for enrolled couples include 25 percent off dresses and suits, 20 percent off fine jewelry (hello, wedding dress accessories!) and 10 percent off luggage purchases, so you can stock up on wedding and honeymoon essentials while saving money for the big day. Additionally, completion offers and discounts await, as do "splurge cards" which are given for couples that reach specific spend levels.

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