While I believe myself to be a savvy traveler and know pretty much what to tip and when to tip staff, lately I have been questioning some of my tipping habits – wondering, “Am I tipping too much?” or “Do I tip the maid if she brings extra towels to my room?”
I imagine there may be times your managers asks himself or herself the same questions. Maybe you even ask yourself the same questions when you travel for work or pleasure. So, I sent Jasmine on a search to find out the definitive on this subject. She did such a great job, I thought we should share it with you. You might want to make a small card for your manager to carry in their wallet or travel pouch or just forward them a soft copy.
And be sure to keep this information close for yourself as well.
Two very good sites Jasmine shared with me on tipping for you to bookmark:
At the hotel
Before you arrive at a nicer hotel or resort, inquire as to whether gratuities are included in the price of the room. Some hotels are now charging a daily fee that covers all tipping for hotel services. If there is not a daily fee, these rates are appropriate: [Read more…]