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Old May 4th, 2012, 05:13 PM
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While it might be possible, it would be a terrible thing to do. These daily service charges are how the hard working crew receive their pay! It is not the type of tip that is only awarded to those who have provided outstanding service, but it is more of a service charge for basic expected service. You can always hand out a little extra cash at the end of the cruise to any crew that went above and beyond and made your cruise special. On most lines when people do skimp out of the daily service charge, any cash they hand to crew members must be turned in by those crew members to be pooled and distributed by the cruise line.
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