Wednesday’s Show Links – 12/02

Holiday Tipping Guide

You can get more info about how much to tip this holiday season HERE!

PersonSuggested Tip or Gift Value
Animal TrainerCost of 1 session
Au Pair1-2 week’s pay and a small gift from your kids
BabysitterAverage day/evening pay for regular sitters and a small gift from your kids
BarberCost of 1 session
Bartender$20-$40 for someone you see regularly
Building Porter/Janitor$25-$100 depending on involvement
Building Superintendent$25-$100 depending on involvement
Cleaning CompanyCost of 1 session or a small gift, if you see the same people regularly
CobblerDon’t tip
Coffee Shop Barista$10-$20 for someone you see regularly
ContractorDon’t tip
Country Club Staff$50 for someone you see regularly
Day Care Staff$25 to $50 for each staff member and a small gift from your kids
DentistDon’t tip
DoctorDon’t tip
Dog WalkerCost of 1 session or 1 week’s pay
Doorman$25-$100 depending on involvement
Driver / Limo Service$20-$50 or more if it’s a regular driver
Dry Cleaning Delivery$10-$20
Elevator Operator$10-$40 depending on involvement
Errand Runner$10-$40 for someone you hire regularly
Food Delivery Person$10-$30 for someone you see regularly
Garbage Collector$20-$30
Gas Station Attendant$10-$20 for someone you see regularly
GroomerCost of 1 session
Hairdresser or ColoristCost of 1 session
Handyman$15-$50
HousekeeperCost of 1 session or a small gift for infrequent service
Kennel Staff$10 to $20 for each staff member or food for the group
Kids’ Activities InstructorSmall gift from your kids
Kids’ Coach (Athletics)Small gift from your kids
LandscaperCost of 1 session or $20-$50 for infrequent service
Live-in Help (housekeeper, senior care aide, nanny, chef, etc.)1-2 week’s pay
Massage TherapistCost of 1 session
Mother’s HelperAverage day’s pay for regular helper and a small gift from your kids
Nail SalonCost of 1 session
Nanny1-2 week’s pay and a gift from your kids
Newspaper Carrier$10-$20
Nurse (in-home nurse, private nurse)$25-$100 depending on involvement
Nursing Home or Assisted Living Community Staff$10 to $20 for each staff member or food for the group
Package Delivery PersonFedEx: non-cash gifts worth under $75; UPS: encourages small gifts rather than cash
Parking Garage Attendant$10-$20 for someone you see regularly
Personal AssistantSmall gift and a holiday bonus based on performance
Personal Chef1-2 week’s pay or cost of one session, depending on frequency
Personal TrainerCost of 1 session
Pet Day Care Staff$10 to $20 for each staff member or food for the group
Pet SitterCost of 1 session
Physical TherapistDon’t tip
Pool CleanerCost of 1 session
Postal WorkerFood, perishable group gifts or a non-cash gift worth less than $20
School Bus Driver$10-$20
Senior Care Aide$25-$100, depending on frequency
Snow Remover/ShovelerCost of 1 session
TailorDon’t tip
TeacherSmall gift from your kids
Teacher’s Aide/AssistantSmall gift from your kids
TutorCost of 1 session and small gift from your child, depending on frequency
VeterinarianDon’t tip
Waiter / Waitress$20-$40 for someone you see regularly
Zumba/Fitness InstructorCost of 1 session or a small gift

 


 

Gift A Day

Here’s a great gift for any parent or grandparent! It’s the Sketchers Go Walk shoes. They are super comfortable and come in a variety of different styles. Check them out!


 

Gadget Gifts

For someone who’d love to dabble in HOME AUTOMATION:

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kayla
kayla
5 years ago

Fast food workers??? I work at subway, we don’t get any raises for the holiday, we are allowed tips, we would greatly appreciate it.

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