Best answer: How do you handle wedding vendors?

How do you politely tell a wedding vendor?

Here’s how to tell a wedding vendor no, you won’t be hiring them.

  1. Decide ASAP. Declining to go with a wedding vendor you’ve spent a little bit of time getting to know is not impolite—it’s all part of the game. …
  2. Don’t stress. …
  3. Stay respectful. …
  4. Express gratitude. …
  5. Refer them if you wish. …
  6. Keep it simple.

What is proper etiquette for tipping wedding vendors?

When deciding how much you’re tipping this wedding vendor, the rule of thumb is that he or she should receive 10 to 15 percent of the total bill.

How do you talk to wedding vendors?

Be brief and honest. When it comes to how to talk to your vendors, try to be concise and get to the point as quickly as possible. Your vendors will be able to assist you that much faster. And always be honest and upfront with your wedding pros, whether it relates to your expectations and your budget.

How do you kindly reject a wedding vendor?

“Hi (Vendor’s Name), Thank you so much for your proposal and taking the time to walk us through your services. We’ve decided to move forward with another (photographer or any other vendor) that better suited our wedding (or any other reason – budget, personality, style, etc.). Thanks again for your time!”

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How do I decline a wedding supplier?

Word-for-word scripts to let your wedding vendors down gently

  1. If you’re still shopping around: “Thank you for the follow-up. …
  2. If you’re still deciding: “Thank you so much for following up. …
  3. If you’ve hired another vendor: “We have decided to hire another vendor.

Is it rude to not tip wedding vendors?

Wedding Coordinator: While your PSB wedding coordinator never expects a tip, your wedding coordinator is a service provider who traditionally you should plan to tip. $50-$100 is a good amount. DJ: Your DJ is another vendor who may not expect a tip, but leaving one is actually customary!

How much do you tip your wedding coordinator a day?

They suggest, a “$100-500 tip is appropriate for the wedding planner, depending on the size of the wedding and the amount of work this person puts into the event.” Wedding Wire says that wedding planners don’t usually receive tips, but if you feel yours went above and beyond, you may tip 10 to 20 percent.

How much do you tip your wedding DJ?

Musicians should be tipped about $20 to $25 apiece; DJs get at least $25. Many bands offer a vocalist for the ceremony at an additional cost. Tip them the same amount as you would one of the other musicians. Hand out the tips in cash at the end of the night.

How much are deposits for wedding vendors?

The deposit is usually a percentage of the total bill (typically about 50 percent, but it varies). Most deposits are nonrefundable in the event of a postponement, cancellation, change of heart and so on, but talk to your vendor.

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How do you talk down a wedding venue price?

Ask for extras.

“Venues often have a base price to cover, so while they sometimes can’t reduce their pricing, they might be able to throw in add-ons at low or no cost,” Ganderson says. “Negotiating to add extras may be much more realistic than asking a venue to charge less for their standard package.”

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