To Tip or Not to Tip.... That's every bride's question.
There are lots of articles out there explaining who you should tip and who you shouldn't tip. At the end of the day, it comes down to this: if you would tip that person when its not your wedding day, you should tip them when it is your wedding day. If you feel like someone went out of their way or went above and beyond, tip. Tips should be 10-20%, just like when you tip at a restaurant, based on the performance of the person giving the service.
Here's the breakdown:
- Transportation drivers (check first to see if tip is included--you can pay this in advance)
- Hair and Makeup
- Head Waiter
- Bridal Attendant
- Waitstaff (check first to see if this is included)
- Bartenders (if they put out a tip jar, you can tip them just for you and the groom. If not, give a little extra for the guests)
- Hotel bellmen and concierge
- Anyone that does something extra for you
- Extra Entertainment
- Wedding Coordinator
- Anyone that works day-of and on-site