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gratuities for guides

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gratuities for guides

what is the standard tip for the river guides on a 6-7 day trip?

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1. Re: gratuities for guides

The paperwork that they give you with the trip say 5% of the trip cost. A 6-7 day trip generally runs about $2,000, so it would be $100. per person. I don't know what the companies pay the river guides, but I do know they work VERY hard. It is a physically demanding job and then they try their best to accomodate your needs. They earn the tip!

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2. Re: gratuities for guides

We sent our gratuity checks directly to the crew. They gave us their personal addresses at the end of the trip. We sent $150 each for the crew members. You should be prepared to give them cash at the end of the trip, but if they give you the option, you can send checks.

Send me a PM if you want more specific info.

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