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Tipping in A.C. #238775
05/24/07 10:05 PM
05/24/07 10:05 PM
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bs122196 Offline OP
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Can you tell me what kind of tips are expected in AC? We are headed there in a week and wanted to make sure that we are prepared. REstaurants, taxi's, scuba diving, snorkling trips, bartenders?

Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: bs122196] #238776
05/24/07 10:08 PM
05/24/07 10:08 PM
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Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: bs122196] #238777
05/24/07 10:08 PM
05/24/07 10:08 PM
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Mesquite Tx USA
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We tip just like we do in the states......Good tips for good service.....

Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: Johnboy] #238782
05/25/07 12:26 AM
05/25/07 12:26 AM

For diving I would say more like 10%-15%, though as a Brit I don't regard any particular level of tipping as "normal" - if the service is good I tip, if it isn't I don't, and if it's really bad I complain. Otherwise a "tip" is just an increase in price, which should be promulgated as such.

Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: ] #238784
05/25/07 04:41 AM
05/25/07 04:41 AM
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It is nice to place a smile on someone who has helped you on your way. Employee's in most service facilities do not make much...and, they do apprechiate your kind consideration.

Gone fishing!!
Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: Laguna Punta] #238826
05/25/07 11:12 AM
05/25/07 11:12 AM
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Bellaire, Tx. and the World
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I know a place that adds your 20% for tip... THEN it's split like 5% to the members of the employees. Any guess the other 15% goes to? shakes his heads....

Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: Denny Shane] #238829
05/25/07 11:18 AM
05/25/07 11:18 AM
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That is the second most disgusting thing I have encountered today. frown

Been there, done that, the washing machine ate the T-shirt
Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: Bobber] #238835
05/25/07 11:41 AM
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10% unless the waiter or waitress really knows their job-we need to promote the idea that the service industry is a good industry for Belizeans to enter and therefore they should take pride in their appearance and take a pride and learn what the food they are serving actually is i.e. how it is cooked,what special seasonong is used etc. etc.- I am sick to death of people saying Oh well they do not know any better therefore we will tip 20%-that is nuts -we need to pay thye most to the most knowledgeable and best and much less to the ones who just do not get it

Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: Pedro1] #238840
05/25/07 11:48 AM
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I see your point P1 but wonder if that logic is really that effective in AC.

Re: Tipping in A.C. [Re: travelqueen] #238846
05/25/07 12:25 PM
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Pedros, view is how I tip where ever I am. Give me good service and I'll give a good tip, 20% fo otstanding service. If service is not good the tip starts going down and I do not feel bad leaving no tip if that is what the service warrants

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