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whot is the tipping etiquette (sorry i know its not bikes but we need help) cheers buddha
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whot is the tipping etiquette (sorry i know its not bikes but we need help) cheers buddha
for what ? i assume your talking about restaurants ? if so usually 15-20% is customary, depending on your service tho.
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on anything, we dont have it here , and we will be there in 4 days and i have never thought about before chere buddha
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on anything, we dont have it here , and we will be there in 4 days and i have never thought about before chere buddha
well restaurants are generally 15-20% and again that is depending on how good your service is. At a bar ill usually leave a $1 for a drink or $2 if i get a round of drinks, but not always, depends how good the bartender was and how long i had to stand there and wait !

Taxi's or cabs are generally a few bucks, depending how far they take you.

Other then that i cant really think of anything else that you really need to leave a tip for, unless you do some sort of sight seeing guided tour and you can give your tour guide a tip, or possibly the maid in your hotel depending on how long you stay and how much she does. Some hotels will tell you not to tip the maid tho.

im sure im missing something too.

Thats based around where i am, how much or % might vary a little through out the country too. Im in Boston
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IMO I use 10%~20% for dinner, Breakfast and lunch a couple bucks max 10%

Bellhops and cabbies usually $5 Strippers $1 at a time, all nude maybe wait until all the clothes are gone, then tip.

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restaurants 20% max, depends on the service, cabs 1$ per 20 spent, bartender 1$ per drink, if expensive bar or hot bartender then 2$. guides have a salary, and unless hes literally singing, dancing and telling me national secrets, hes not getting a tip (especially if they demand one). leave a maid a few bucks every day for the good job they do too.

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I try and not tip my bike over when putting it on its rear wheel stand..........or take it off..................

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If the service was bad enough, I won't leave a tip at all. Otherwise I tip pretty good, usually 20%+ at restaurants. I worked in restaurants when I was younger, so I know how it goes, but I won't take pity on someone that doesn't do a good job or is even slightly rude.



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restaurants 20% max, depends on the service, cabs 1$ per 20 spent, bartender 1$ per drink, if expensive bar or hot bartender then 2$. guides have a salary, and unless hes literally singing, dancing and telling me national secrets, hes not getting a tip (especially if they demand one). leave a maid a few bucks every day for the good job they do too.
+1 Couldn't agree more.
It's a tight-ass economy right now, people understand. It's entirely appropriate to ask a host or hostess (not your server) what an appropriate tip amount is. I've done it plenty times and then weigh that against my own common sense, and how heavy or light my wallet is.

Oh yeah, always leave a little cash for the maid. That's a s**t job man, and any little thing helps for the meager salary they get.
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I try and not tip my bike over when putting it on its rear wheel stand..........or take it off..................
Rock solid advice nochain with two chains. 'at's how we do it here in the states

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If the service was bad I leave a penny and write a tip on a napkin "don't walk down a dark alley at night"
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