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#1 debralynn

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    Posted 06 September 2013 - 05:41 AM

    Does  any one know how much we should  tip the Wedding staff after the Wedding?

     

    The Dj?

    The Servers?

    Wedding Coordinator?

    Photographer?

     

    Thanks! :D



    #2 amanditaxo310

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      Posted 06 September 2013 - 09:06 AM

      We tip!?? I didn't think of that. There is already tax and service fee on EVERYTHING!

      hmmmm...crap



      #3 traylynn

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        Posted 07 September 2013 - 04:11 PM

        That would be great info to have, I have read on other boards you what you feel is best 



        #4 Yazmin De La Mora

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          Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:07 AM

          Quote:

          Originally Posted by debralynn 
           

          Does  any one know how much we should  tip the Wedding staff after the Wedding?

           

          The Dj?

          The Servers?

          Wedding Coordinator?

          Photographer?

           

          Thanks! :D

           

          Hello Debralynn,

          In Mexico the tip goes from the 10% - 15% of the total of the service.  

           

          For example is the photographer charges 500 usd. you tip him with 50 usd. BUT with established companies that charges you the 11% of taxes and if you are charged with a 15% of service charge for the servers and the wedding coordinator charges more than 1000 usd, then you are dealing with Professionals that do not expect to get any tips from you.

           

          However I suggest to tip the servers that were great no matter if you are in a restaurant or a wedding with at least 10- -20 usd. 

           

          Hope it helps and Happy planning to you all!

           



          #5 Carlota1981

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          Posted 14 March 2014 - 04:50 PM

          It depends on how wonderful you think they worked during your wedding.

          I had a fantastic planner and not only a simple employee at the resort. We gave her 250 usd.

          We also tipped to the waiters (40 usd each), the golf cart driver (20 usd), the women at the spa for our updo and make up but i cannot remember how many as it was my mom who tipped them.

          I also tipped to the photographer and videographer.
          But I repeat that this depends on how wonderful is the job, mainly when we are talking about the planner. The rest of them normally make a great job in all the weddings, right?

          #6 iberostarbride

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            Posted 24 March 2014 - 03:42 PM

            Thanks I was wondering how much to tip... esp if they get our rooms together



            #7 forevertogether

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            Posted 31 March 2014 - 11:08 AM

            Great suggestions! Thanks!!!






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