(Closed) Please Help! How to tip on wedding day?? any vendors please help

posted 8 years ago in Money
Post # 3
3470 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

It depends on the total cost of your wedding (and what you can afford of course).  But I’d recommend $100 each.  

Post # 5
2622 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

It depends on if the hair stylist owns her own business or not. Is she coming to your location or are you going to a salon? 

As for the coordinators and the nice lady, that is your decision since they are being paid to do their job which is likely a salary job (not hourly like servers) $50 would be fine for them.

I wouldnt tip the photographer if they own their own business.  Really anyone who owns their own business I wouldnt tip.

Post # 6
2334 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

One of the best things I’ve pinned:

A handy cheat sheet for tipping your wedding vendors!

Post # 7
2363 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Venue staff – 15% of food and beverage total
  • Hair/MUA – 20%
  • Photographer – $100 per shooter
  • DOC – $50
  • String quartet – $40 per musician

Post # 8
6112 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I have also heard that if they own their own business tipping is not expected.

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