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Tipping a Valet: When, Who and How Much Should You Tip

Have you ever found yourself impatiently waiting for your car to be returned to you after a fancy date or work outing? Maybe the restaurant entry way is crowded and it’s a bit too cold to comfortably wait after the valet jogs off with your keys.  It is important to keep in mind that we…

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Tipping a Concierge: When, who and how much should you tip

Should You Tip Your Hotel Concierge? When traveling, it’s important to know the local customs. This is especially true in areas where the cultural standards may not be explicitly stated. In the United States, tipping can be one of those standards. Though there is an extensive history behind the custom of tipping, many people are…

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Tipping a barista: When, who and how much you should tip

Coffee culture has become mainstream in today’s society. Whether it’s stopping  by your local coffee place before work, or grabbing a latte while out for a weekend stroll, there is no doubt that grabbing a coffee is part of your routine. When ordering your cappuccino or iced coffee, a tip jar or container may have…

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How much should you tip your waiter, and when to do it

Should you tip your waiter? A waiter’s job is by no means an easy one. Some might assume it’s little more than repeating menial tasks, but it’s far from easy. Managing multiple orders at once, answering questions, greeting customers, running food and dropping checks, all while maintaining a welcoming, cheerful demeanour, are just a few…

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