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Old October 17th, 2002, 12:41 AM
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When the porter brings my luggage to my room, how much should I tip per bag? I thought it was $1 per bag, and if there's two I would give $3. What do people normally do? I have not traveled on a cruise in a long time and perhaps I need to update my standards.
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Old October 17th, 2002, 09:45 AM
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Hi New Cruiser,
You would actually tip the porter at the pier when giving them all your luggage, usually a buck or 2 per bag. Lots of times, you are not even in your cabin when it gets dropped off and you never know when that would be.

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Old October 17th, 2002, 11:42 AM
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Hi, new ...

As Donna says, tip the porter at the pier. Just say "Thank you" if you happen to see the person who delivers the luggage to your cabin.

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Old October 28th, 2002, 10:28 PM
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The going rate is $2. per bag.
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