Tips on Tipping

One question that is frequently asked regards tipping. Who should you tip? And how much should you tip them? Let us break it down for you!



Bartenders

SHOULD YOU: If gratuity is not included, then yes.

HOW MUCH: $20 - $25 Each

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: At the end of the reception.




Make-Up & Hair

SHOULD YOU: Yes

HOW MUCH: 15 - 25%

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: After the service is given.



Musicians/DJ

SHOULD YOU: Optional

HOW MUCH: Singers - $25 - $75, Band Members - $5 - $10, DJ $25 - $75

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: At the end of the reception.




Photographer and Videographer

SHOULD YOU: Not if he/she owns the business.

HOW MUCH: $50 - $100 or a personal gift

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: At the end of the reception or when they leave.





Officiant

SHOULD YOU: No, but a donation is a nice gesture.

HOW MUCH: $50 - $200

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: Rehearsal Dinner





Transportation

SHOULD YOU: If gratuity is not included, then yes.

HOW MUCH: 15 - 20%

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: When the driver picks you up, or after the last ride.




Catering Staff

SHOULD YOU: If gratuity is not included, then yes.

HOW MUCH: $15 - 20%

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: After the meal has been provided and cleaned up.




Wedding Coordinator

SHOULD YOU: Not if he/she owns the business.

HOW MUCH: $50 - $100 or more depending on the intricacy of your wedding (up to $500) or a gift.

WHO: Bride or Groom

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: At the end of the reception.




Additional Staff

SHOULD YOU: Optional

HOW MUCH: $10 - $25 Each

WHO SHOULD DELIVER IT: Bride, Groom, or Wedding Coordinator

WHEN SHOULD IT BE DELIVERED: At the end of the reception.





EXTRA TIP: In order to make these day-of details easier on you and have better flow, consider have your wedding coordinator deliver the tips at the appropriate times. If you don't have a wedding coordinator, consider electing one of your bridesmaids or another helper to take care of the task!


REMEMBER: A grateful spirit and a genuine thank you note go a long way, too!


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