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    Do you tip delivery drivers?

    For restaurants I do, of course. But I was looking here

    The Original Tipping Page - Tips | US | Deliveries

    and it says you should tip $5-10 per person for deliveries of large items like furniture and appliances. Does anyone actually do this?

    I'm having a washer/dryer delivered tomorrow and want to take care of them if it is actually the custom, but is it? Really?



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    I don't because usually they charge me a delivery fee.

    I'm a generous tipper, but if I get the sense anyone expects me to tip, I become very stingy.


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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    i dont but maybe i should, i hate to be that guy



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    Honest question, where did tipping come from? Was it invented just so that restaurants/hotels could save some money but still have their employees make a decent wage? Or as a way to reward employees on a performance basis (harder you work, more tips you get)?



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    I don't tip if I'm charged for delivery. If I get free delivery, or the guys bring it into the house, I tip $5 each


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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    Yes. $5 per person if they are careful, quick, and don't leave a mess. Delivery fee or not.



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    I tip for everything, including haircuts.


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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    I prefer tiping movers expecially before moving items in. They seem friendlier and take more care of your walls/boxes/items than when not tipping them up front. (it also helps if you pull the pre-tip out of a stack of cash they see and then at the end tip again if they did a good job out of the same stash)



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    I tip for everything, including haircuts.
    By the way, judging from your avatar you need a haircut



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    You guys all tip when you order food delivered, right?



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    You guys all tip when you order food delivered, right?
    Generally delivery fees don't go to a person. They go to the company to cover gas and vehicle costs so yes I always tip the delivery person.


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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    I have never tipped a delivery guy for furniture or anything like that. Thought never even crossed my mind.



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    I don't believe in tipping..

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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    Quote Originally Posted by CP44 View Post
    Generally delivery fees don't go to a person. They go to the company to cover gas and vehicle costs so yes I always tip the delivery person.
    Either charge a delivery fee or dont. Dont say its this price and then expect more on top of it. If a company charges less than it should be in hopes people will give a tip, that is on the company.



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    Re: Do you tip delivery drivers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone711 View Post
    Honest question, where did tipping come from? Was it invented just so that restaurants/hotels could save some money but still have their employees make a decent wage? Or as a way to reward employees on a performance basis (harder you work, more tips you get)?

    There are multiple stories and not much official. One origin is that they used to tip before the service To Insure Promptness.

    Now adays we just tip for any service whether it was especially good or not.

    Personally, I'm with Mr Pink. I tip, but not for everything and rarely a large amount.

    One thing I DON'T tip for is to go orders, which are the bulk of the restaurant food I eat. Sorry.


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