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#120988 - 04/14/06 10:44 AM Whats wrong with tipping?  
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I'm not talking cows here. How many people out there actually tip the maid when they travel? (Whether staying in a hotel or vacation rental with maid service 6 days a week.) I thought it was normal to tip? Am I wrong?

#120989 - 04/14/06 10:49 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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We always do.

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#120990 - 04/14/06 10:51 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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even in the states we always leave a tip for the cleaning lady

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#120991 - 04/14/06 10:52 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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We don't tip at nice hotels or resorts but we definitely do at places like Belize and Mexico.

#120992 - 04/14/06 10:54 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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Just make sure the tip is not already included in the rate. It is nice to tip but no reason to do it twice.

#120993 - 04/14/06 10:59 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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We always tip the maid in SP. And a decent amount too especially when they do the dishes for you and have to clean up all the sand off the floor everyday. mobunny

#120994 - 04/14/06 11:00 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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We always tip. The ladies where we stay take very good care of us. And we show our appreciation!!! smile smile

#120995 - 04/14/06 11:04 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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ALWAYS & everywhere! - I don't even care if it is "built" into the rate. (not trying to get another min-discussion started here) All too often the $ is split among all staff. I wanna be sure the person(s) that I want to be taken care of are. Doesn't hurt to let your maid know that in advance as well wink

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#120996 - 04/14/06 11:08 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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What is the standard tip each day?

#120997 - 04/14/06 11:58 AM Re: Whats wrong with tipping?  
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At Pedro's one shot of Jagermeister per customer in the bar

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