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Old May 25th, 2004, 01:09 PM
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Default Tipping with Freestyle

I guess I'm confused. I read somewhere or another about the average $10.50 pppd automatic tipping; which panned out to $3.50 ea. for the room steward and waiter, $2 for the busboy, and $1.50 for the maitre d...

with freestyle, don't you have different wait staff? and what if you eat at the buffet? then you don't even have a waiter, right? who is getting the $50 then??

And do you have a maitre d' with this type of cruising?

Don't get me wrong - I'm a big fan of tipping (waited tables myself for 8 years)...I'm just confused about having to tip a waiter if i don't even use one!

thanks if you can clear this up for me!

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Old May 25th, 2004, 02:14 PM
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Default Re: Tipping with Freestyle

The tips are split b/tween all the staff. You may eat at the buffet but some one has to clean up b/hind you.
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