You have your budget down to the penny, every ranunculus and ribbon wand accounted for! And then it hits you…you forgot to allot for tips.
Truth be told, gratuities are up to you as long (as they are not included in your contract – so read carefully) and not everyone deserves one. But in our experience, the reason you selected your vendor is because they are awesome at what they do. And when someone excels in their field, a “thank you for your service” is a nice gesture of appreciation.
Below are some guidelines to help you in determining what to budget and for whom.
Make a donation to the church or the officiant’s church. If the church or officiant do not require a fee, you should tip.
HOW MUCH TO TIP?
Wedding Ceremony Officiant: Expected as donation to the church or tip to the officiant