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View Poll Results: for better service
tipping by Envelope
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 81. You may not vote on this poll
I voted for prepay, but not because I think it insures better service. I just prefer the convenience. We've always had very good service.
We normally tip our steward extra at the end of the cruise and sometimes our waiters, for extra service. Since we do Anytime dining whenever possible, we often have different waiters each night; we don't tip extra in those circumstances.
Edit to say I hate the envelope system and running around trying to get envelopes to everyone. Besides the inconvenience it makes me feel condescending.
Last edited by Nebr.cruiser; January 18th, 2013 at 01:14 PM.
We prepay all our gratitudes. We have never had service so bad that we would want to take back any part of our gratituty. If we feel that the service can improve than we note this on our satisfaction survey.
It doesn't matter. If you "pre-pay", they don't get the money in advance...they get it with their next paycheck AFTER the cruise!. Envelopes with cash they get when you hand it to them...but with either method, the cruise is OVER before they get tipped!
Last edited by cb at sea; January 18th, 2013 at 08:24 PM.