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Old January 30th, 2004, 09:36 AM
carol carol is offline
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Default Re: We'll never tip again.

Skippy,

Tipping is also a sore subject with me, however I will never stiff anyone in the service industry. The Grand Princess also has upfront tipping, but in addition to this I gave my cabin attendant a thank you note, along with a 50 dollar bill. In the thank you note he was invited to stay in my oceanfront Fl. condo whenever he had free time. The a.m. I left the cabin he never even said "good bye" or "thank You." I used to tip more than was recommended, but with shared tipping, and lack of appreciation I now only tip the minimum.

Ever notice how friendly everybody is before tips are received, but after tipping rarely a thank you!

Happy Sailing!
Carol
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