Holiday Tipping Tips

If you think holiday tipping is getting more expensive, you’re probably right… From an AP article in The Boston Globe:

People who provide a regular service, such as the cleaning woman, the dog walker, the personal fitness trainer, or the guy who washes your car or mows your lawn. The simple rule of thumb is give a tip that’s equal to the cost of one visit or treatment, according to Banknote.com.

People who provide a brief but regular service, such as the newspaper carrier, the parking attendant or the trash collector. Tips generally fall in the range of $10 to $30, the experts say. Your mail carrier isn’t supposed to take tips but the U.S. Postal Service makes an exception for the holidays (although gifts should be $20 or less).People who provide regular service, poorly, will undoubtably still be expecting gifts…

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