Originally Posted by Libragirl
Another item I plan to take on my next cruise is envelopes. I know you can get them at the purser's desk, but it is more convenient to just take some. I like to tip workers who I think deserve it, and I usually write a little note on the envelope thanking them for making my cruise so special.
Most of the workers are young and very far from home, and just the look on their faces when you hand them the envelope with the note on it makes the cruise even more special to me.
HAPPY CRUISING TO ALL!!!
We were talking with one of our stewards, a young girl who was also very far from home and had not had a day off the ship in six months. It seems that she loved chocolate but the staff was not allowed to eat the chocolates they leave on the pillows. We bought her several chocolate bars and a tin of hard fruit candy. This very small gesture actually brought tears to her eyes. It only takes a small act of kindness to those special people who make our cruises so speacial.