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Is there *really* no tipping with Uber?

I just signed up for Uber and I want to do right by the driver. A service charge is included, and the web site says "no need to tip." Is tipping really not expected? [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A on Mar 4, 2014 - 22 answers

Should I tip when I get food at a food truck?

I live in the U.S. What's the etiquette in that situation? I'm not trying to avoid paying a tip. I just don't know if it is usual or expected. Should a tip be paid as a matter of course or be reserved for special situations? All of the food trucks seem to have tip jars and many (though not all) have a way to add a tip when you pay with a credit card. [more inside]
posted by Area Man on Aug 16, 2013 - 36 answers

Do you tip your dog walker?

I just hired a dog walker this week... and it just occurred to me today: am I supposed to be tipping? And if so, how? The weekly bill is $60; am I supposed to leave a couple of bucks a day, or could I leave $10 or $12 at the end of the week or something? Or is it more of a holiday bonus thing (in which case I feel kind of bad, because the holidays are a year away). Some days, the owner of the business will walk my dog. Is it like a salon where you're not supposed to tip the owner, just employees? Or am I totally over thinking this, and is dog walking not a tipping sort of service?
posted by Kriesa on Jan 16, 2013 - 13 answers

Super, you're super. Please take my money

My Super is wonderful. I want to give her cash for (what I consider) to be going out of her way but she actively refuses it. Suggestions, especially as we're in the midst of holidays of various flavors. [more inside]
posted by TravellingCari on Dec 19, 2012 - 12 answers

To tip or not to tip

Do we tip our caterer and her staff? If yes, how much? [more inside]
posted by sadtomato on Oct 6, 2012 - 5 answers

How to tip gracefully when there's no money exchange?

What is the least awkward way of tipping someone when you're not actually paying for anything? [more inside]
posted by schmoo on Jul 26, 2012 - 17 answers

Laser Hair Removal Tipping Etiquette

I recently purchased a living social coupon for 3 sessions of laser hair removal but am unsure of tipping etiquette for the procedure? Is it customary to tip for laser hair removal – and if so, how much? [more inside]
posted by en el aire on Jun 19, 2012 - 8 answers

Tipping and Take-Out

Should I tip when I get take-out (and if so, how much)? How does the process work at the restaurant? [more inside]
posted by J. Wilson on Mar 25, 2012 - 30 answers

How much should we tip a driver in Mexico?

How much to tip a driver in Mexico? Two of us are getting a transfer from the Cancun airport to a resort about an hour away. The fare, round trip, for both of us, is $140 ($70 each way). How much should I tip, for each segment (airport to resort and resort to airport)? [more inside]
posted by jayder on Dec 13, 2011 - 5 answers

How much to tip for men's haircut?

How much should I tip a hairdresser for a men's haircut in the US? $5? $10? 10%? 25%? How much money signals that you are thrilled with the cut, rather than just okay with it? Thoughts from people who have worked in barber shops and salons would be most appreciated.
posted by mortaddams on Sep 12, 2011 - 29 answers

Mexico city Monday

A quick question regarding tipping in Mexico City. [more inside]
posted by repoman on Jul 18, 2011 - 3 answers

Tipping the groceryman?

Have you ever purchased groceries online and had them delivered to your home? Did you tip the delivery person? [more inside]
posted by ShootTheMoon on Jan 27, 2010 - 32 answers

Holiday Tipping for Server

What kind of holiday tip/gift should I give a server I see regularly (once a week) and regularly tip 30%? [more inside]
posted by MeetMegan on Dec 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Should I be tipping the newspaper delivery person more often?

Newspaper delivery tipping etiquette? Are additional tips expected outside of the holiday season? [more inside]
posted by cadge on Sep 27, 2009 - 11 answers

Neurotic

Tip the salon owner? [more inside]
posted by cestmoi15 on Feb 7, 2009 - 14 answers

How to tip for food where context clashes with protocol.

Am I tipping correctly? [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Jan 3, 2009 - 35 answers

Tipping etiquette by the event planner at a catered event

Who and how much should I tip at a catered dinner event that I planned? [more inside]
posted by sarahnade on May 13, 2008 - 5 answers

tipping at an open bar

How much to tip at an open bar? [more inside]
posted by Elsa on Dec 5, 2007 - 25 answers

How do you tip a friend?

Holiday tipping: I want to tip my personal trainer...but there are complications. [more inside]
posted by Not in my backyard on Dec 6, 2006 - 15 answers

Cash Cab Tipper?

Do (can?) people tip Ben Bailey, the driver of the Cash Cab? [more inside]
posted by gregoryc on Oct 24, 2006 - 6 answers

Take-Out Tipping

Is it mandatory to tip for takeout and, if so, how much? [more inside]
posted by orangeshoe on Jan 16, 2006 - 43 answers

got junk?

Have you used 1-800-got-junk, or a similar trash pick-up service? Did you tip? [more inside]
posted by peep on Jun 20, 2005 - 7 answers

Tipping and Bad Service

TipFilter: Some friends and I were on the receiving end of some bad service last night, so we didn't tip. The waitress followed us out and made a scene. I'm looking for advice on how to handle tipping in these rare situations and what to do now. [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by jaysus chris on Feb 2, 2005 - 85 answers

How much to tip staff at my building?

EtiquetteFilter: how much to tip? [mi] [more inside]
posted by psmealey on Dec 11, 2004 - 3 answers

Bad Spa

EtiquetteFilter: An hour removed from the salon now, I can see that I have just been on the receiving end of a bad spa treatment at a local salon. I've called, explained the problem and asked for a refund. What's the etiquette on tips? I left the appropriate tip for the amount of the service, and charged the rest on credit card.
posted by jerseygirl on Jun 8, 2004 - 6 answers

Should I tip a self-employed masseuse?

I'm about to get a massage from a friend who runs her own one-employee (herself) massage business. When I pay her fee (which all goes to her), should I add a tip too? I never know how much of tipping is about "here's something for YOU since the bulk goes to management" (not true in this case), and how much is about, "I know you SAID the price is $50, but you should get a little extra because you did such a good job." [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on May 25, 2004 - 12 answers

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