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#1 bigguy

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Posted June 07 2013 - 10:41 AM

What would be a recommended tip for a limo driver taking my family from South Jersey to Newark airport? Having no experience in this , I am open to all answers. Thanks, Joe.


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#2 Tom T

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Posted June 07 2013 - 10:45 AM

I tip 20%

15 - 20% is standard, I believe


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#3 Paul_M

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Posted June 07 2013 - 10:54 AM

The service I use includes a tip in the price.....you might want to check it out.


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Posted June 07 2013 - 10:55 AM

^^^good point


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Posted June 08 2013 - 11:09 AM

most limo fares wil include tip. An additional tip is optional. A friend owns a limo company and suspects about 10% of fares will add a cash tip on airport runs - typically $5 - $10.



I usually tip $1 per bag on top of the built in tip if I am traveling with family. I don't tip on solo airport trips.


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Posted June 08 2013 - 11:15 AM

I would be hiring a limo cause it is too inconvenient a time to get some friend to make the run. So I would expect that the driver is getting enough of the pie to make it worth his or her trouble. So I would be tipping based on luggage handling and driving skills. $20

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