(Closed) Tipping – who and how much?

posted 11 years ago in Money
  • poll: Who do you tip? Please say how much in the comments!

    Caterer (outside)

    Caterer (if through venue)

    Waitstaff (outside)

    Waitstaff (if through venue)






  • Post # 17
    463 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    @amani:  yes, you have to tip  for the trial.  Tip like you normally do when you are going to your hair salon.  15-20% is still the norm 🙂

    Post # 18
    2767 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    The caterer’s and waitstaff’s tips were included in their contract as service charges for us.  I tipped the hairstylist and the nail salon too, because those are people I would normally tip.  I didn’t tip anyone else.  We are poor, we already spent enough money on everything, or the people didn’t deserve a tip.

    Post # 19
    605 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010 - Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

    you know, at the beginning of wedding planning i thought about tips, who would be tipped, how much, etc. now that i’m in the thick of it and have laid out all this money, i’m like–they need a tip??? i know, very insensitive of me–chalk it up to the draining budget. i’ll still tip, but i haven’t decided yet who and how much.

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