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Luxury Travel Tipping Etiquette

August 14, 2006 By:Mary Winston Nicklin

In the era of truly specialized service—from personal shoppers to technology butlers, and Miami's Hotel Victor even sports a "vibe manager"— it becomes a real challenge to master the art of tipping. Forbes to the rescue, with a superb, well-researched tipping guide which covers every service role, from bath butler to bellman. Suggested tips include: $1 to $2 a bag for the bellman and 15 percent for the limo driver. Most importantly, don't forget the chambermaid, with a minimum of $3 a day.