Here’s how much it would cost to buy the ’12 days of Christmas’ gifts in 2017 | wcfcourier.com

“It is similar to the U.S. Consumer Price Index, which measures the changing prices of goods and services like housing, food, clothing, transportation and more that reflect the spending habits of the average American,” PNC explains on its website.

Getting straight to the point, the total cost for the “12 Days of Christmas” gifts in 2017 would be $34,558.65. If your’re shopping online, the price goes up to $45,096, mostly due to travel and shipping costs. That’s about $200 or 0.6 percent more than in 2016.

Although it went up, it did so less than the government’s Consumer Price Index, which increased 2.2 percent through September for the past 12 months, according to PNC.

To put that in perspective, “The PNC Christmas Price Index predicts True Loves will be on their merry way to a more robust and satisfying holiday shopping season this year,” PNC said in a news release.

The slight increase from last year was mostly due to higher prices for the pear tree, increased demand for golden rings and wage increases for the Lords-a-Leaping.

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