Everything you always wanted to know about tips but were afraid to ask

Mar 27, 2023

Why tip?

Recently, I stayed at a hotel in downtown Montréal. When I arrived, the room was sparkling clean and the bed ready with a nice chocolate on top of the bedcover. Around 8 p.m. the housekeeper knocked at my door. She asked whether I needed anything and handed me two bottles of water then told me goodnight. What a nice way to start my stay!

The next morning, I was attending a conference, so I had to leave in a rush. As I did not have cash with me, I was unable to tip the housekeeper although God knows she deserved it! Had I had access to electronic tipping like Tip&Go this would not have been an issue.

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