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The customary tipping rate for taxi drivers is 15%-20%, with a minimum of $2; bellhops are usually given $2 per bag in luxury hotels, $1 per bag elsewhere. Hotel maids should be tipped $2 per day of your stay. A doorman who hails or helps you into a cab can be tipped $1-$2. You should also tip your hotel concierge for services rendered; the size of the tip depends on the difficulty of your request, as well as the quality of the concierge's work. Waiters should be tipped 15%-20%, though at higher-end restaurants, a solid 20% is more the norm. Tip $1 per drink you order at the bar.
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