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Tips for Holiday Tipping

TIPS FOR HOLIDAY TIPPING Ensuring a proper 'thank you' without overspending Customary gratuities for various services during the holidays CHILD CAREK BABYSITTER 1 evening's pay + small gift from child AU PAIR 1 week's pay or a gift + small gift from child NANNY 1 week to 1 month of pay + small gift from child DAYCARE PROVIDERS $25-$70/each * + small gift from child CHILD'S TEACHERS Gift (if allowable; check school policy) HOME & CAR CARE HOUSEKEEPER 1 week's pay or more (depending on length of service) TRASH COLLECTORS $15-$20 each PARKING ATTENDANTS $10-$35 or up to half a month's rate GARDENER $20-$50 HANDYMAN $20-50 if you see them regularly POOL/LAWN MAINTENANCE Gift card or cash gift equal to 1 week's pay APARTMENT/CONDO SERVICE LANDLORD Cash gift or gift card up to $50, depending on service DOORMEN $20-$100 each (more service = bigger tip) SUPERINTENDENT/CUSTODIAN $30-$100 (more if there's minimal staff) PORTERS/HANDYMEN $10-$50 each ELEVATOR OPERATORS $15-$40 each PERSONAL CARE HAIRDRESSER Cost of 1 cut (or $20-$100) if you go frequently + small gift MANICURIST Cost of 1 session (or $10-$50) + small gift PERSONAL TRAINER $25 (or cost of1 session) MASSAGE THERAPIST $50-$100 or cost of 1 session HEALTH CARE PRIVATE NURSE OR PT Gift, not cash, if you see them regularly NURSING HOME STAFF Gift, not cash for close workers, plus shareable team gift (check company policy first) PET CARE DOG GROOMER Small gift + 4 to ½ the cost of 1 session DOG WALKER Cost of 1 session or up to 1 week's pay DELIVERY SERVICES U.S. MAIL CARRIER Gifts under $20 (USPS prohibits cash tips) UPS $15 (if you get regular deliveries) FEDEX Gift up to $25 * (if you get regular deliveries) * PAPER CARRIER $15-$25 for daily delivery ($5-$15 for weekend delivery) AT THE OFFICE ASSISTANT Gift or gift card worth at least $50%3; avoid personal gifts like perfume and clothing BOSS Gift from team, such as gift card or restaurant gift certificate * When life happens. Source: http:/ .............. - ........ .. %24

Tips for Holiday Tipping

shared by mrwilliams on Dec 22
How to ensure you don’t shaft service providers during the holiday season.


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