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Tipping Tour Guides and Bus Drivers

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Tipping Tour Guides and Bus Drivers

We will soon take a tour with Caravan for 10 days. Tips are included in the price execpt for Tour Guides and Bus Drivers. Does anyone know what the appropriate tip for these people would be?

Pensacola, Florida
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1. Re: Tipping Tour Guides and Bus Drivers

always do 10-15% of service cost

for above and beyond the call service

split between the guides and drivers .

San Jose, Costa Rica
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2. Re: Tipping Tour Guides and Bus Drivers

Maybe $20.00 for the bus driver at the end of the trip...and $30.00 for the bus guide!

On regular tours...maybe $10.00 per person...


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3. Re: Tipping Tour Guides and Bus Drivers

It's too late for the OP, but Caravan's recommendation is $2-$5 per day for the driver and $4-$8 per day for the guide. I thought both were excellent so went with $50 and $80 for my 10 day tour.

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