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How much and who on your cruise should be tipped?  When and how should tips be given?  The whole
custom can be the source of considerable anxiety.

Tipping guidelines vary slightly from line to line and are detailed on each cruise ship profile on this site.
Generally, you should plan to tip your room steward $3.00 to $3.50 per person, per day, and plan an equal
amount for your dining room waiter, and half of that for the busboy.

On most ships, tip the maitre d' or dining room captain only if you ask for special favors or table-side
service; $5 to $10 is normal. Bartenders and wine stewards are tipped 10 to 15 percent, but most cruise
lines will automatically add this gratuity to your bar or beverage bill. Check the bill to see how it is handled.
Also, tips for special services such as salon & spa treatments and room service are left to the discretion of
the guest, depending on services rendered.

As part of a new trend that seems likely to grow, Carnival, Celebrity, Costa, Cunard, Holland America,
Norwegian and Princess now charge gratuities to your account automatically ($10.00 per person per day).  
If you feel this amount needs to be adjusted, whether increased or decreased, arrangements can be
made onboard the ship, generally at the end of your cruise.

Tips on Tipping

Cabin steward
$3.00 to $3.50 per person per day

$3.00 to $3.50 per person per day

Assistant waiter
$1.50 to $2.00 per person per day

Bartender, wine and deck stewards
10-15% of the bill

Maitre d'
$5.00 to $10.00 tip for each special service
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