The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Ang Pow Rates 2022/2023

Peter Herman Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

It is customary practice for guests to present newly weds with ‘Ang Pows’ (red envelope/ red packet containing money) in lieu of gifts in Asian weddings. Although there is no hard and fast rule on the amount to give, most guests decide on the amount to give based on the cost of each individual meal. It is a form of etiquette to bless the couple with monetary gifts that would help cover the wedding cost. Close relatives and friends would naturally gift beyond the average amount as long as it is within their means to do so.

The following guide lists out wedding venues by location in Malaysia. It is our attempt to include as many wedding venues as possible; however, if you don’t find the venue you’re looking for, do return prior to the event as this list will be updated frequently. Alternatively, you can also use a similar type of venue to ballpark the figure. For the purpose of being all-inclusive, the numbers displayed are based each venue’s wedding package for Chinese Banquet dinner – from the lowest to the highest (for weekends). We included GST to those numbers and rounded them up to the nearest 10. However, we did not include the cost of alcoholic beverages; we will leave the additional cost of alcohol to your discretion. Do note that luncheons, buffets and weekday events generally cost less and individual western meals cost more.

Ang Pow Rates for Hotels/Resorts

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

HotelsPrice Range per Pax (incl. GST)
Aloft KL SentralRM 250-300
Berjaya Times Square Hotel RM 180-250
Concorde HotelRM 200-250
Corus Hotel RM 150-200
Dorsett Kuala LumpurRM 200-250
Double Tree by HiltonRM 300-400
EQ Kuala LumpurRM 400-500
Four Seasons Kuala LumpurRM 400-500
Grand Hyatt KLRM 400-500
Grand Millennium KLRM 300-400
Grand SeasonsRM 150-200
Hilton KL SentralRM 300-400
Hotel IstanaRM 200-250
Intercontinental HotelRM 300-400
JW Marriot KLRM 300-400
Le Meridien KL Sentral RM 300-400
Majestic Hotel Kuala LumpurRM 250-400
Mandarin Oriental KLCCRM 400-500
Parkroyal KLRM 350-450
The Pearl Kuala LumpurRM 200-300
Pullman KLCCRM 300-400
Pullman KL BangsarRM 250-350
Shangri-La KLRM 400-500
Sheraton Imperial KLRM 300-400
Swiss Garden HotelRM 200-250
The Pavilion HotelRM 300-400
W Kuala LumpurRM 400-500
Westin KLRM 300-400

Hotels in Selangor

Concorde Shah AlamRM 100-150
Cystal Crown PJRM 150-200
Cystal Crown Port Klang RM 100-120
De Palma Shah AlamRM 80-100
Empire Hotel RM 200-250
Geno HotelRM 200-250
Glenmarie Hotel & Golf ResortRM 160-190
Hilton PJRM 200-300
Le Meridien Petaling JayaRM 250-350
Le Meridien PutrajayaRM 250-350
Mariott PutrajayaRM 250-350
One World HotelRM 300-400
The Saujana Hotel RM 200-250

Hotels in Johor

Berjaya Waterfront RM 120-150
Berjaya Tioman Resort RM 350-400
Pulai Springs Resort, JohorRM 120-150
Thistle Hotel Johor BahruRM 140-160

Hotels in Penang

Bayview Hotel GeorgetownRM 150-200
Bayview Beach Resort PenangRM 150-200
Berjaya Penang HotelRM 100-150
Eastern & Oriental Hotel PenangRM 250-300
Eastin Hotel PenangRM 200-250 
G HotelRM 250-300
Lone Pine HotelRM 250-300
Parkroyal Penang RM 200-250
Shangri La Rasa SayangRM 300-350

Hotels in Melaka

Avillion Legacy RM 120-150
HOliday Inn RM 150-220
Casa Del Rio MelakaRM 200-250
Hatten Hotel RM 150-200
Rosa MalaccaRM 150-200
The Pines MelakaRM 150-200

Hotels in Perak

Banjaran Hotsprings RetreatRM 500-600
Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites RM 120-200
The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh RM 300-400

Hotels in Pahang

Colmar TropicaleRM 200-250
The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort RM 300-350
The Smokehouse, Cameron HighlandsRM 260-360

Hotels in Kedah

Berjaya Langkawi ResortRM 380-400
The Ritz Carlton LangkawiRM 600-670
The Westin LangkawiRM 260-460

Hotels in Terengganu

The Taaras Redang Island RM 350-400

Hotels in Sarawak

Cove 55, KuchingRM 200-280
Hilton Hotel, KuchingRM 150-200
Imperial Hotel, KuchingRM 110-150
Marriot Hotel, MiriRM 80-100
Pullman Hotel, Kuching RM 120-180
Raia Hotel, KuchingRM 110-150

Hotels in Sabah

Hilton Kota KinabaluRM 200-280
Hyatt Regency KinabaluRM 200-280
Promenade HotelRM 200-280
Shangri La Rasa Ria RM 200-400
Shangri La Tanjung AruRM 250-380

Ang Pow Rates for Chinese Restaurants

Chinese Restaurants in Klang Valley

Chuai Heng Banquet HallRM 160-300
Copper Mansion PJRM 190-380
Dynasty Dragon, Damansara JayaRM 130-210
Dynasty Dragon, Dataran C180, BalakongRM 110-170
Dynasty Dragon, IOI Mall Puchong RM 130-190
Dynasty Dragon, Klang ParadeRM 130-190
Elite Seafood Restaurant, Petaling JayaRM 170-380
Extra Super Tanker, Damansara KimRM 160-360
Extra Super Tanker, Glo Damansara RM 160-360
Extra Super Tanker, Tropicana Gardens MallRM 160-360
Fei Chui Restaurant, Kajang RM 100-160
Golden Dragonboat Restaurant, Kampung Pandan KLRM 110-310
Grand Harbour, DamenRM 110-180
Grand Harbour, Fahrenheit 88RM 120-190
Grand Harbour, Pavilion Bukit JalilRM 140-200
Grand Imperial, Bangsar Shopping CentreRM 160-340
Grand Imperial, Grand Ballroom, Sunway RM 210-450
Grand imperial, Hartamas Shopping Centre RM 160-340
Grand Imperial, Pavilion KLRM 160-340
Grand Imperial, Pinnacle Sunway RM 160-340
Grand Imperial, Sunway Velocity RM 160-340
Grand Imperial @The Club, Bukit Utama RM 190-420
Grand Palace @ Central I-City RM 110-160
Grand Palace @ Dewan YTL RM 110-160
HaoXiangChi, ICC-PuduRM 160-340
HaoXiangChi, Klang Grand Centro RM 90-190
HaoXiangChi, SekinchanRM 80-100
HaoXiangChi, Setia Alam, Top Glove TowerRM 100-210
Hee Lai Ton Centrestage Section 13, PJ RM 130-220
Hee Lai Ton, PuchongRM 110-250
Hee Lai Ton, Shaw ParadeRM 110-250
Jaya Palace Restaurant @ Wisma LYLRM 110-160
Marco Polo Restaurant RM 200-250
Noble House, Imbi, Kuala LumpurRM 160-300
Noble Mansion, Plaza 33, Petaling JayaRM 160-300
Oriental Banquet, Section 19, Petaling JayaRM 160-300
Oriental Pavillion Jaya 33, Petaling JayaRM 160-300
Oriental Star, EkoCheras MallRM 160-300
OUG Jade RestaurantRM 160-280
Overseas BBSP, Sri PetalingRM 130-250
Overseas Restaurant Imbi RM 130-250
Palace @ Setia City RM 110-160
Ruyi & Lyn RM 160-280
Seafood World, Plaza 33, Petaling JayaRM 180-300
Sin Choi Wah Restaurant, Menjalara, KepongRM 140-240
Tao Intercontiental Hotel RM 250
The Ming RoomRM 160-300
TiChen, Saujana KLRM 450-530
Xin Cuisine Concord Hotel RM 160-200
Yen @ WKLRM 400

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