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Old April 18th, 2017, 05:35 PM
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If you don't want to pre-pay the gratuities, just have them automatically charged to your onboard account. Then you don't have to worry about. But however you do the gratuities, don't stiff the staff - not good. Calculate into the cost of your cruise and just go with it.

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..we still get hugs from the crew at the end & tell them how much we enjoyed the service

we put cash in an envelope with a note of appreciation with our names & cabin number
I always tip extra for all the excellent service.

Travelling solo, my waiter or cabin boy receive an additional tip when they do some "Extra" for me. Way and above the normal service.

Its so much more special being served by a male waiter or cabin boy instead of all these women with flirt with the men.

I dont approve of that kind of behaviour on ships.
Down with them I say .

I too get lots of Hugs from my waiter and cabin Boy
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