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#3512
Gratuities, Tips & Tipping
Nesher - 8/07/2008 8:39 PM
Category: Survey
Replies: 57

In the past 12 months the tipping practices of American Scuba Divers has become a hot topic around the world. Now that the euro has over taken the dollar, airfare prices are exorbitant, gas prices are at an all time high, and fuel surcharges are passed on the customer. Do you think that your tipping practices will remain the same? Just how will or do you tip?
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Diver123 - 9/10/2008 7:34 PM
[Choose #5] I’ve been in the service industry
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aircarl - 9/10/2008 9:19 AM
[Choose #1] but I will tip more if I get great service (or less if it is abomnible).
#151
dbon - 9/08/2008 10:32 AM
[Choose #1] North American Dive pro’s deserve Tips too, don’t forget. We are not payed that well.
#822
GB - 8/13/2008 6:11 PM
[Choose #3] It’s all a matter of the job they did... lousey gets 5%, great gets 15% and a beer or two!
#1914
DiveGirl55 - 8/10/2008 8:06 PM
[Choose #1] I just tip $20 per person
#2636
rxatrix - 8/10/2008 12:14 PM
[Choose #1] If the service is excellent, and dives are awesom, I will tip more
#1378
Coho - 8/10/2008 11:29 AM
[Choose #1] People don’t wait tables because they’re rich. If you can’t afford to tip, don’t use the service.
#3595
okmister1 - 8/10/2008 4:44 AM
[Choose #5] I wish I knew what the hell the standard for diving tips was
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VaDiver95 - 8/09/2008 1:15 PM
[Choose #5] I usually give USD $20 a day.
#470
sierrakilo - 8/08/2008 3:43 PM
[Choose #1] Actually I tip @ 20% unless the service sucked.
#3066
mukashi - 8/08/2008 3:41 PM
[Choose #5] Some mates work for tips only. You should always take care of the ones that take care of you.
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AirOn - 8/08/2008 2:29 PM
[Choose #1] But if you give me crappy service you get nothing.
#191
OHWceta - 8/08/2008 1:28 PM
[Choose #2] I’m horrible with math so 10% is easier for me to figure so I just tip that.
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tardmaster - 8/08/2008 12:21 PM
[Choose #5] we tip according to the level of service. most of the time a little more than the norm.
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Matt65 - 8/08/2008 12:01 AM
[Choose #5] I don’t go by percentage of bill, rather what I feel they deserve
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divershaun - 8/07/2008 10:59 PM
[Choose #5] someone tipped me two dollars once. yay?
#3512
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Nesher - 8/07/2008 8:49 PM
[Choose #5] Wife & I on a Palau Liveaboard @4000.00pp that’s 1200.00 @15% What do you think NOW?