Go Back   Cruise Critic Message Board Forums > Cruise Lines "A - O" > Azamara Club Cruises
Register here!
Forgot Your Password?


Azamara Club Cruises
Find Your Azamara Club Cruises Roll Call

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old April 29th, 2012, 09:55 AM
santrah santrah is offline
Cool Cruiser
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 151
Default Extra tips in Euros

I appreciate that gratuities are included within the fare, however for service such as room service etc is it acceptable whilst sailing in the Med to tip in Euros rather than dollars. I'm British and tend to gave a good supply of Euro coins. If I need dollars is it easy to obtain smaller denominations?. Thanks.
Reply With Quote

Old April 29th, 2012, 10:04 AM
uktog's Avatar
uktog uktog is offline
5,000+ Club
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Edinburgh
Posts: 9,542

If the ship is to be in Europe for a time, then the crew will appreciate any extra small tips in Euros as this gives them spending money in port. They also appreciate dollars, so the choice is whatever works best for you
453 days onboard Celebrity and Azamara 2000-2016 and 167 more days booked, 153 on Azamara and 14 on Celebrity
Reply With Quote

Old April 29th, 2012, 10:55 AM
ikelmay ikelmay is offline
Cool Cruiser
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 946

I would imagine from a logistical point of view, tips in euros would be a better option while the ship is based in europe. If crew members are purchasing locally, they have to change dollars to euros, and if they save the money and then wire it back home, then a euro-local currency transaction would be more efficient than a dollar-euro-local currency transaction.
Reply With Quote

Old April 29th, 2012, 11:10 AM
Phxazzcruisers Phxazzcruisers is offline
Blue Ribbon Cruiser
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 4,152

They will truly appreciate the tips in Euros or Dollars.
Reply With Quote

Old April 29th, 2012, 11:13 AM
santrah santrah is offline
Cool Cruiser
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 151

Thank you for your prompt replies. I will be on Quest in August, the ship is there for some time. So I shall use Euros.
Reply With Quote



Ad Sponsored By
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:08 AM.

© 1995 - 2016, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved.
"A Community of People Who Love To Cruise"
All of the information contained within Cruise Critic is protected by copyright. You may, however, download a single copy only for your personal use.