Cooke - Answered a Question by Williams (15 Jan 09 13:49)

Unfortuantely QV belongs to Cunard who belong to ... you get the idea. It's an American ship. In the US 15% is the usual tip. I admit I'm not happy about it. If gratuities are included you're still paying it but it seems less painful somehow. I understand there is also a 'hotel charge' of $6 per day. I'd also rather make up my own mind about that too.

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thwaites - Answered a Question by Williams (16 Jun 09 21:08)

We went on the QV on her maiden voyage and just went to the pursers office and told them we did not want to pay the 15% on the bill, there was no problem, and we tipped at the end, the staff that gave us good service.

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Edwards - replied to thwaites (06 Jul 09 21:03)

I agree that the staff should be paid higher wages and the tips should be a bonus/recognition for good serviceAre the staff informed if you withdraw the 15% and when is the best time to withdraw this charge?

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