Say What?!: 12 Days of Christmas Cost Jumps 1 Percent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – PNC has released their annual price index for the 12 Days of Christmas and the cost of making the holiday for your true love has gone up.

The cost of buying every item mentioned in the song would be $27,673.22. Buying items as many times as they are mentioned in the song – 364 items including 12 partridges in pear trees – would cost $116,273.06.

Online shopping would be more expensive.

“It would cost $192,470 to buy the 364 gifts online,” Jim Dunigan, PNC’s chief investment officer told ABC News. “Things like the Internet, Black Friday and doorbusters have changed the pace of the holiday. As online shopping became more popular we started an online version of the index, as well.”

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