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How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

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How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

Do you have an automatic bill setup before you enter the ship with the amount of calculated tips? Do you put in an amount at the end of the cruise?

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1. Re: How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

You pay what you think is appropriate with cash and or credit card at the end of your cruise. There are suggested guidelines on the VRC website. There is also alot of discussion on this subject on the cruisecritic.com site under "river cruising".

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2. Re: How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

We just returned from a Viking River Cruise and tips are paid at the end by either cash or credit card. VRC has a recommended tip amount..,but you are free to pay what you want. Believe me...the service is SO GREAT you will want to add extra to your tip!

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3. Re: How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

The tips they suggested had me second guessing as to whether to take the trip or not. They are only guidelines for tipping, but in the end, I ended up tipping the staff more than what was suggested. The staff made the trip for us. They anticipate your every need and the occasional surprise. I haven't seen this on any website but if you are thinking of going on a Viking River Cruise, I can provide you with a Viking Society number that will get us both $100 off each of your next Viking Cruise and mine. Reply to this posting and I can provide you with number

Edited: 25 November 2014, 01:20
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4. Re: How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

Do you still have a Viking Society number which allows $100 off the next cruise?

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6. Re: How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

Rumour has it that with tipping on Viking the servers don't get their gratuity. It goes to the director

Is this true?

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7. Re: How do you pay tips on Viking river cruises?

I have heard that too but is it true? You will typically find that there is one tip for staff and a separate tip for the Cruise Manager.

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