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What to tip our maid?

Edmonton, Ab, Canada
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What to tip our maid?

Does anyone know if the maid service likes cash left or other items?


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1. Re: What to tip our maid?

I think anyone would like that - just remember your hotel price already includes 15% gratuity on every single dollar.

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2. Re: What to tip our maid?

I always tip cash, usually a few bucks each day. A lot of people in general (even in hotels whereby gratuity is not included) do not tip the person cleaning the room. I believe they deserve it, especially since cleaning up after others is not always the most pleasant job. That being said, I always get enough towels, soap, etc.

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3. Re: What to tip our maid?

Definitely cash if you feel the service warrants. Check to see if a "housekeeping" or "gratuity" charge is already added and how much, and tip as you feel necessary. Unless you have established a particular rapport with a maid and know she might like a certain item or gift, cash is far more appreciated.

Unlike some other countries, the Bahamas has a higher standard of living and various items such as perfumes, soaps, and trinkets are readily availble for purchase here, so are not usually appreciated as tips.

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4. Re: What to tip our maid?

I have to agree with tipping in cash.

I give $3.00 a day usually. It is appreciated.

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