Car service tips in New York

Old Aug 7th, 2008, 03:00 PM
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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??

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Old Aug 7th, 2008, 03:13 PM
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check with the car service company to make sure that the price doesn't include the tip-- otehrwise i think 15 - 20 %
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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.
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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).
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Old Aug 7th, 2008, 05:28 PM
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Thanks all for the info.
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