Planning for outing and journey requires arrangement of resources. I you are planning to arrange a trip with friends so you must need to hire a limo with chauffeur for your journey. Giving some extra money to chauffeur than his actual ride fee is called tip. Normally people did not hesitate to give tip to waiters and consider it as a status symbol but often neglected to tip your drivers.
Tipping is the matter of social etiquettes in any society while it also depends on the cultures. In some cultures it is considered as insult and discourages by the society. On the other hand some consider it as right and encourages tipping in the society because it is granted against service provider exceptional services.
Chauffeurs greet you with great smile, take your luggage and handle with great care, open door for you to sit, have refreshment items for you, consider your choice of music, dropped you at your destination on time with safety, drive carefully, ask about the route which you want to follow and perform any duties for you. If you think that you are satisfied with all his service you should tip the driver with actual fair obviously if are not satisfied you did not. It depends on you that how much you want give as tip to your driver but some suggest that tip should be 10% to 20%.
For normal services ______tip 10%
For good services ________tip 15%
For exceptional services ______tip 20%
With these guidelines in hand, you’ll be an expert in the art of tipping your chauffeur and become a favorite customer too.
Some service providing companies automatically included the amount of tip in your bill. So in such cases you will not have to pay additionally. While company does not pre calculated the amount of tip in advance so use your right to give him tip. The most important thing everyone should be kept in his mind, to be respectful with your chauffeur when you are giving gratuity to him. Because it is your discretion whether you pay or not, the driver did not demand it and he has self respect. The customer will pay only if he recognizes his efforts.
While deciding whether to tip or not must consider some codes.
Was the chauffeur punctual?
Was he behaved well?
Was he driving safely?
Was the vehicle clean?
Was he performing any exceptional duty if it is needed?
Was he performing good customer care services?
Was the vehicle equipped with fresh refreshment items (if you ordered)?