- 5 years ago
- Wedding: November 2015
I am just three weeks from the big day and have a question regarding tips! I know that our wait staff is included and we have a price to tip our Maiter D, so that is covered. I am just wondering how much to tip the DJ, Photographers/Videographers, Flowers, Limo service… and whoever else I may be missing. I know some people say it depends on the companies and if they are privately owned. Our DJ is a private entertainment company that is owned by the DJ himself. It is operated by him and his family. The owner and his son will be djing the event. I was planning to tip him 100$ if he does a great job. The owner of the flower shop is also the one doing my flowers. He will come with an assistant to the house, make deliveries, and then go to the venue to set up. Although he has several workers with him, he is the one doing most of it. I am not sure if it is customary to tip since we are paying him for his services. I was thinking maybe 50$? The Photographer/Videographer is also the owner of the company. However, he is bringing a team totalling four people. I was planning on giving around 100$. However, after speaking to some people, some say that because we provide them with a meal at the wedding (70$ per person) that , that can be considered as a tip. I however feel that is just a general appreciation. I don’t want to spend money where I shouldn’t be, but I also want to make sure everyone gets the tips they deserve. Thanks so much!.