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Do you tip in lounges?

After every drink
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Tipping Master Thread (Who to tip and how much)
« on: September 05, 2011, 04:36:02 PM »
Came across this article today. Was always curious if people tipped the housekeepers in hotels.

Do you?

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2011, 05:21:38 PM »
Unless they would do something 'wow', I wouldn't.

But ask americans, they tip even if they get cursed out. Some defect from birth.

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2011, 05:23:52 PM »
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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2011, 06:10:24 PM »
No chance!

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2011, 06:11:33 PM »
No tip.

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2011, 06:53:10 PM »
I never tip. When I pay so much for my hotel room, or restaurant meal, I don't expect to have to pay more than what the bill will be.
I pay that money to get served, otherwise I go to a kosher equivalent of Mc Donalds.

If you think of it, if a housekeeper gets $ 5  per day per room and makes 20-30 rooms a day, that would soon mean a $ 100 extra, not bad.

Soon, we will have to tip flight attendants, cashiers, ....
There are so many people who work hard for their money, and don't get a tip either.

Tipping should be abolished!

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2011, 07:06:22 PM »
I usually tip if I'm staying in the hotel for longer than two days. And usually only when I run into them. Unless I'm in Israel where I  always tip and well.
And obviously only if they are doing a great job and actually cleaning.
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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2011, 10:38:36 PM »
I never tip. When I pay so much for my hotel room, or restaurant meal, I don't expect to have to pay more than what the bill will be.
I pay that money to get served, otherwise I go to a kosher equivalent of Mc Donalds.

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Tipping should be abolished!

Uhm, you do realize the large majority of a waiter's salary comes from tips, right?
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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2011, 11:05:56 PM »
Uhm, you do realize the large majority of a waiter's salary comes from tips, right?

Which is why restaurant owners tend to pay low salaries to waiters, knowing that people will tip anyway.
And besides, tipping should never be mandatory.

Why not tip the cashier in the supermarket, the pilot, the flight attendant, the policeman (the fine shall be considered as a tip instead), the clerk at the bank,.... The list is endless

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2011, 11:10:43 PM »
Which is why restaurant owners tend to pay low salaries to waiters, knowing that people will tip anyway.
And besides, tipping should never be mandatory.

Why not tip the cashier in the supermarket, the pilot, the flight attendant, the policeman (the fine shall be considered as a tip instead), the clerk at the bank,.... The list is endless

Because that is not the accepted practice. Since it is normal to tip a waiter that is calculated into the price and into their wages

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2011, 11:19:01 PM »
According to wikipedia, in the USA a boss is allowed to pay an employee less than minimum wage if the employee gets tipped.
The whole concept of tipping is starting to look like a charity movement, and should be abolished.
It is economically inefficient.

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2011, 11:20:21 PM »
According to wikipedia, in the USA a boss is allowed to pay an employee less than minimum wage if the employee gets tipped.
The whole concept of tipping is starting to look like a charity movement, and should be abolished.
It is economically inefficient.

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2011, 11:45:20 PM »
Waiters get paid less than minimum wage as they are counting on tips.  Therefore I tip them.  (That, and they'll spit in my food if I didn't)

Housekeeping is doing their job and are compensated for it.  I fail to see why I should tip.
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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2011, 02:06:31 AM »
Waiters get paid less than minimum wage as they are counting on tips.  Therefore I tip them.  (That, and they'll spit in my food if I didn't)

Housekeeping is doing their job and are compensated for it.  I fail to see why I should tip.

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Re: Hotel housekeeping: Do you tip?
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2011, 07:24:56 AM »
Stop tipping waiters and they will ask for a raise or leave to clean hotels.

I would tip anyone if they did a marvelous job, there is no mandatory tipping.