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KimBowers Aug 7th, 2008 04:00 PM

Car service tips in New York
We have reserved a car service to pick us up at the airport. Not a limo but town car type thing. How much do you normally tip the driver??

Thank you

emcash Aug 7th, 2008 04:13 PM

check with the car service company to make sure that the price doesn't include the tip-- otehrwise i think 15 - 20 %

Centralparkgirl Aug 7th, 2008 05:15 PM

20% assuming he handles putting all your luggage in the trunk. Most drivers, especially car service ones, automatically do this. Occasionally, I find yellow cab drivers have to reminded.

nytraveler Aug 7th, 2008 05:25 PM

Agree - in addition to the are you need to pay for the bridge or tunnel toll and a 20% tip (and unlike some cabbies, they will help with luggage).

KimBowers Aug 7th, 2008 06:28 PM

Thanks all for the info.

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