Well, I know people get mad at me, but no service no gratuity. Very simple. When the bar staff make our drinks we will give a gratuity however if the concierge has done nothing but say hello and check our cards, he/she gets nothing. Nothing was earned.
I've earned my way into the concierge lounge - I don't have to be thankful because the concierge is sitting there.
Dec. 13 - Windstar sailing yacht. Wonderful!!
Just completed - Celebrity Reflection, Nov. 22 (learning to sail solo) followed by Independence of the Seas Nov. 30.
44 cruises - too many to list however cruiselines are in no particular order:
and some unknown tub
Yes, I'm a Royal Chump and proud of it.