How much ang bao to give to wedding helpers?

If you need help to decide how much Ang Pow to give for each of the wedding helper, following is a guide on the market rates for Ang Bao based on the role they play:

  • Sisters or Bridesmaids or Jie Mei: $68 – $88 exclude whatever they get from the gatecrashing
  • Brothers: $88 – $100. – Why they are given more compared Jie Mei, they do not get any ang bao from the gatecrashing.
  • Wedding planner and coordinator – $128
  • Door opener – $100 – 128
  • Driver for the bridal car – $28
  • Flower girl – $28 – $68
  • Photographer – $68 – $88
  • Videographer – $68 – $88
  • Make up artist – $28
  • Emcee – $68
  • Children during tea ceremony – $12
  • Other helpers – $12

Even though red packets are not mandatory for your wedding helpers but it is kind gesture as a token of appreciation for their time and effort in making your wedding a success.