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Tom Meaglia, ChFC®

Chartered Financial Consultant


Investment Advisor Representative

CA Insurance Lic. #0567507

Meaglia Financial Consulting

2105 Foothill Blvd., #B140, La Verne, CA 91750

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March/April 2021

The Tipping Dilemma

It isn't always easy to know how much you should tip and when. Here are some guidelines.*

Wait staff: 15%-20% for sit-down service and 10% for buffet service
Home delivery: 10%–15% of the bill – $2.00- $5.00 if it’s pizza delivery, depending on the order size
Bartender: $1.00-$2.00 per drink, or 15%-20% of a running tab
Host/Hostess: $10-$20 for finding you a table on a busy night
Valet: $2.00-$5.00 when the car is returned

Hairstylist, Manicurist, Masseuse and other services: 15% to 20%

Taxi driver: 15% to 20%
Skycaps and hotel bellhops: $2.00 for the first bag and $1.00 per additional bag; $2.00-$3.00 for each additional service
Doormen: $1.00-$2.00 if they carry luggage or hail a cab
Housekeeping service: $2.00-$5.00 per day with a note marked “Housekeeping”
Concierge: for tickets or restaurant reservations, $5.00-$10.00 – $15.00 or more if tickets or reservations are hard to get



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