Holiday Tipping!$!$!$!

Okay, here it is....the list of tipping etiquette for the services that you use all year long....some may apply, some may not, but just in case you need this, here you go:

  • Landlord or Building Manger: $50 upwards, depending on their level of support
  • Daily/Weekly Housekeeper: Equivalent to one day’s (or week’s) service
  • Newspaper Delivery: $10-$30
  • Pool Cleaner & Lawn Maintenance: Equivalent to one week’s service
  • Trash Collector: Check local regulations for public service employees. If there are no restrictions, $10-$25 per person. Give it to them personally or drop off the gift at their corporate office
  • UPS: UPS allows drivers to accept a small gift or nominal gratuity
  • FedEx: FedEx Employees can accept a gift valued up to $75, no cash or gift cards
  • USPS: Mail carriers may not accept cash gifts or cash equivalents. They may accept a gift valued up to $20
  • Babysitter: A cash equivalent to one night’s pay or a gift card
  • Nanny: One week’s (to one month’s) pay and a gift from your child
  • Pet Groomer: A cash gift equivalent to one service
  • Dog Walker: A cash gift equivalent to one day (or one week’s) service
  • Home Health Care: Check the corporate gift giving policy. If no restrictions, a gift or gift certificate
  • Private Chef: One week’s service
  • Barista: $20
  • After school dance instructor, tutor, little league coach: $25 or gift certificate to favorite coffee shop

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