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Learn how to tip the proper amount with these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- General tipping guidelines
- Your own judgment
Tip food deliverers
Tip a food delivery person 10 percent of the bill, but no less than $1.
Give thanks for flowers
Give someone who delivers flowers $2 to $5.
Reward heavy lifting
Reward heavy lifting by giving $5 to $10 per person to furniture deliverers.
Tip movers not shakers
If your movers managed to get all your furnishings to your new home in one piece, give each person on the crew $20 for a small job and $30 to $50 for a large one.
Use your judgment
Tip package-delivery people at your discretion. Some people like to give them a few dollars for outstanding service, especially if the person gets a lot of deliveries.
Stiff the server
If you're being handed something unpleasant, like divorce papers or a restraining order, feel free to keep your wallet in your pocket.