Wedding Ang Bao Guide 2016

By March 17, 2016Local Life

TL;DR – How much to spend on red bombs this year.

The Straits Times recently published an article about how the Price of wedding tables hits new high and with the revised rates, here’s how much we think you should be packing into your red packets this year.

Warning: It can be a costly affair.

General Guide (for weekends)

Venue / Type

How much to give per pax?

The super atas Sentosa hotels and 5-acting-like-6 stars hotels

E.g. Capella, St Regis, Fullerton, Ritz Carlton, Sofitel  Sentosa, Shangri-La

The real 5-star hotels

E.g. Conrad, Four Seasons, Fullerton, Grand Hyatt, Pan Pacific, Mandarin Oriental,

4-star hotels

E.g. Furama Riverfront, PARKROYAL on Beach Road, Peninsula.Excelsior Hotel

Chinese Restaurants

E.g. Tung Lok, Qian Xi, Ban Heng

Angmoh Restaurants

E.g. Alkaff Mansion, The White Rabbit, One Rochester, Tamarind Hill



Other Factors

Wedding is on Monday to Thursday Give 90% of weekend rate
The wedding couple is immediate family  or BFF + 50%
They only invited you at the last minute

i.e. you’re an unfortunate table-filler

– 30%
You RSVP-ed but cannot make it Give the full amount still


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