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Giving out a red packet, or lai see, is customary to give the couple your blessing. There aren’t any limits on how much you can give, but you can look at a few guidelines. Attending a Hong Kong wedding? Take a look at the wedding venue. The money usually helps with the wedding reception costs. Here’s a basic guideline you can look at.

How Much Red Packet Money Should You give To Your Wedding Vendors in Hong Kong Wedding 1

Wedding banquet at a four or five-star hotel:
Attending: HKD 1,000-1,400
Not attending: HKD 700-900

Wedding buffet at a four or five-star hotel:
Attending: HKD 800-1,200
Not attending: HKD 400-600

Afternoon banquet or buffet at a four or five-star hotel:
Attending: HKD 600-800
Not attending: HKD 300-500

Cocktail party or afternoon tea at a four or five-star hotel:
Attending: HKD 400-600
Not attending: HKD 200-300

Wedding banquet at a high-class Chinese-style teahouse:
Attending: HKD 800-1,000
Not attending: HKD 500-700

Wedding banquet at an average Chinese-style teahouse:
Attending: HKD 600-800
Not attending: HKD 300-500

Other areas:

Macau

Taiwan