$100 tips

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$100 tips

Post by Duncan » Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:14 pm

My sister-in-law ? who is 7 months pregnant and is still working in a popular restaurant here in PP. Today she tells me a customer gave her a $100 tip. to spend on the baby.
I know some of the expats here are on good salaries so what size tip are you giving to bar and restaurant staff ?
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Re: $100 tips

Post by cptrelentless » Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:25 pm

A dollar. If they are good. Mind you I gave the toothless mental lady at the beach 10000r, but that was so that she didn't fuck me. That's an exception.
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Re: $100 tips

Post by phuketrichard » Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:04 pm

I seldom tip more than 10% at the better places ( restaurnts) in Bars only the Riel left over if less than $1.
if u start tipping more they tend to expect it from u every time u go there
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Re: $100 tips

Post by rozzieoz » Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:09 pm

I gave a tuk tuk driver $100 once. I thought I was giving him $1 - it was dark and I was in a hurry - I only realised once I'd had dinner and went to pay. Far out I was annoyed at myself.


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Re: $100 tips

Post by hanno » Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:12 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:04 pm
I seldom tip more than 10% at the better places ( restaurnts) in Bars only the Riel left over if less than $1.
if u start tipping more they tend to expect it from u every time u go there
And there is nothing wrong that. I tip rather generously in my usual haunts. As a result I never wait for a cold beer.
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Re: $100 tips

Post by cptrelentless » Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:20 pm

I think tipping someone you know and like is a bit different to just popping in somewhere and eating or drinking. A question to our American members- do you tip the same here as you do in the US?

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Re: $100 tips

Post by hanno » Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:47 pm

Well, I tip everywhere and don't buy into the "don't tip them, or it will spoil them" logic. But then I have worked in hospitality business for 30+ years and may be biased.
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Re: $100 tips

Post by AE86 » Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:53 pm

^^Same here, I lived off of tips in my mid teens since the U.S. pays $2/hour for servers. Because of that I've always tipped a lot, even moto parking I usually give 1000 riel.
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Re: $100 tips

Post by Digg3r » Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:00 pm

When in Battambang I would occasionally go out with some Khmer contacts. Tipping $100 was standard with them. It was a face thing.
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Re: $100 tips

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:17 pm

I normally tip a dollar or two depending on how long my session is.

I have seen a very well known lawyer here in Phnom Penh regularly tip staff with $100 bills.
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