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Edmonton, AB
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Private transfer tip

We've booked return private ground transportation. Anyone have an idea what a reasonable tip for the driver wound be? A % of the total amount or $ per bag? I would assume to tip an amount each way as it may be a different driver on return.

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1. Re: Private transfer tip

Depends on the fee for your transfer. We usually tip about $10.

Eliot, Maine
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2. Re: Private transfer tip

I tip 10% plus 1$ a bag, there are exceptions for great or poor service.

St Paul, MN
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3. Re: Private transfer tip

$5 per person is about right. If you feel that is too much than at least $5 for your group.

Vancouver
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4. Re: Private transfer tip

Minimum $10 usually and as OT says, $5 per person

Also do they talk to you , tell you about the area. offer hints

Ontario, Canada
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5. Re: Private transfer tip

Please let me know the best companies to book for private transfer from Cancun Airport to Ocean Maya Royale and the cost.

Pennsylvania
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6. Re: Private transfer tip

We always use Cancun Valet. They are very reliable.

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7. Re: Private transfer tip

I use entertainment-plus.net (aka USA Transfers). Very competitive prices, very reliable, better vehicles. I tip 20%.

Vancouver
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8. Re: Private transfer tip

USA Transfers and AGI Transfers are highly recommended at you can pay in Canadian cash (same rate at posted in their website ) - hint - go there to get the latest rates

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9. Re: Private transfer tip

We tipped $20 to our driver going to the resort, $10 going back to the airport. Difference was first driver gives a sort of informative tour on the way.

That was from CUN to Grand Sirenis, so almost an hour's drive, 4 pax.

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10. Re: Private transfer tip

We just booked USA Transfers(to Ocean Maya Royale) and it was $160.00 USD(round trip) for 6 on arrival, and 2 departures.

Edited: 12:17 pm, January 15, 2013