Aww come on guys. Aussies are not used to tipping. They pay their service staff a decent wage and tips are not necessary or expected. It's hard for them to realize life onboard a ship based on American traditions is different.
Obviously the husband and son are looking for a bigger "reward" from Celebrity. We see that all the time. Will they get it - probably, but their days of cruising are long over. None of the other lines will take them either.
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.