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Burlington, Canada
posts: 36
reviews: 4
tips for tour guides

Does one tip a tour guide as well as paying for the cost of the trip? If so, what guidelines might you give me. Thanks

Ashburn, Virginia
posts: 6
1. Re: tips for tour guides

Allow a 10% to 15% if you are happy with the services provided.

London, United...
Destination Expert
for Morocco
posts: 4,239
reviews: 34
2. Re: tips for tour guides

Some people tip a small amount, others don't. Not sure what the point is in haggling about a price, then giving more on top?

Burlington, Canada
posts: 36
reviews: 4
3. Re: tips for tour guides

Sorry I wasn't exact. This is a 15 day tour guide, and my travel companion and I are not in agreement,, I tend towards your view Tim, but could be wrong. I'd appreciate Tim if you have any additional comments

tk

Marrakech, Morocco
Destination Expert
for Marrakech
posts: 4,061
reviews: 55
4. Re: tips for tour guides

Tipping is subject that often appears on the TA forums and travellers from North America sometimes have a problem with the concept. I do not mean this in a bad way as Tim is of course correct in stating that if a price for the tour has already been negotiated then there is no need for an additional tip. However if you are particularly pleased with the service provided then a 10% gratuity would be very appreciated as Dina N suggests. A small gift (Canadian sweatshirt or cap for example) is always welcomed.

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