Tipping Chart

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     Here's a list of several different positions and the recommended tip amount. If you disagree with any of the suggestions or you know of some other service jobs that we should add, please post it on the blog or send us an email. info@lousytippers.com


Amount of Tip


$1.00 to $2.00 per drink or 20% of the total tab.
Buffet Server $1.00 to $2.00 per person.
Coatroom Attendant $1.00 to $2.00 per coat checked.
Cruise Employees It is customary to leave a tip at the end of your cruise for the following people, your cabin steward, head waiter, assistant waiter and Mater d'. The amount varies, check with your cruise line first.
Gas Attendant It's rare these days but if they pump the gas for you they should get $1.00 to $2.00.
Grocery Boy/Girl $1.00 to $2.00 for loading your bags in your car and $3.00 if you have more than 3 bags.
Hairdresser/Barber 15% to 20%.
Hotel Bellhop $1.00 to $2.00 per bag, with a $2.00 minimum.
Hotel Concierge $5.00 to $10.00 for getting tickets or reservations.
Hotel Doorman $1.00 per bag or $2.00 for hailing a cab.
Hotel Housekeeper $2.00 to $5.00 per night.
Manicurist 15%
Room Service 15% to 20%
Pizza/Delivery Person $2.00 or 15% to 20%, whichever is greater.
Pool Attendant $1.00 to $2.00 for bringing towels or chairs.
Shampoo Person $2.00
Skycap $1.00 to $2.00 per bag.
Spa Service 15% to 20%
Taxi Driver 20%
Valet $3.00 to $5.00
Waiter/Waitress 15% to 20%, more if the service is very good.
Washroom Attendant $1.00
Wine Steward 15% of the price of the bottle.