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Food for Driver/Guide

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Food for Driver/Guide

Hello,

Our Tour are ended and we was happy with Guide and driver. One Thing i want to know: in Time for Lunch they want make a Breake and want eat. usually we had a table togheter and we got the Bill for all. Is ist normal to Pay for both? We like to make it, but it was Probaly Expecting too.

Fredericia, Denmark
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1. Re: Food for Driver/Guide

If you are eating lunch at restaurants that provide free lunch for the driver/guide that is OK, but if not he should have included lunch in his fare.

Hans

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2. Re: Food for Driver/Guide

Well I'd state the reverse, but opinions vary: if you pick tourist restaurants suggested by him usually he'll get a free lunch. Often not on your table but somewhere near the kitchen, and not tourist a-la-carte food but local rice & curry.

If you pick another restaurant, and/or there is no good 'tourist' restaurant near, it is a fair gesture (but not compulsory) to pay for his lunch too.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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3. Re: Food for Driver/Guide

Yes, it's a fair gesture, but should not be expected.

Hans

4. Re: Food for Driver/Guide

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