question about DDE and tipping

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  1. meab

    meab Mouseketeer

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    When you use the DDE experience card for 20% off, do you tip on the total before or after the discount?

    Just wondering. Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. scrump

    scrump <font color=royalblue>so the decision has been mad

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    I have heard that you tip on the pre-discounted total. I will be getting the card, too, so I'd love to see other responses.
     
  4. MinnieFan

    MinnieFan DIS Veteran

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    We always tip on the pre-discount amount.
     
  5. pezpam

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    The tip should always be figured on your total before any discounts or coupons. That said, you still have the freedom to adjust for excellent or poor service......
     
  6. java

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    Since we normally tip 20% we usually just leave the total amount of the check(adding the 20% they took off back in) So that would be tipping on the total amount of the check before the discount- It makes it very easy for us to just add back in the amount they took off to pay a check.
     
  7. Mystry62

    Mystry62 When French people swear do they say pardon my Eng

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    We do the same.
     
  8. tomerin

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    we also tip the pre-discount total.
     
  9. jksgrammy

    jksgrammy Never too old for WDW!

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    We also tip on the pre-discounted amount, minus the tax fee. (We never tip on the tax portion of our bill). Agree with previous poster about increasing/decreasing tip based on service.

    Disney here we come - Feb. 4 - 11th!:banana: :cool1:
     
  10. lillygator

    lillygator DIS Veteran

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    we also do this as well.
     
  11. goofy4tink

    goofy4tink No tags...not needed! Transportation moderator Moderator

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    Us too!!!
     
  12. BillSears

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    Always tip on the full pre discount amount. It's not fair to penalize your server because you have a discount.

    I also let the discount figure out the tip for me. The discount is 20% so if you pay the full price then you've got a good starting point for the tip. I usually add abit more to it for good service and I rarely take abit away because I rarely get bad service.
     
  13. hmp2z

    hmp2z Disney Bride, Mom to Molly, Moose, and Hannah (all

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    Ditto - tip on the pre-discounted total.

    Cheers!
    Heather W
     
  14. mickaholic4077

    mickaholic4077 I kicked cancer's butt!!

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    I do that too.
     
  15. Uncleromulus

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    For us, we start with the pre-discount total.
     
  16. Mackey Mouse

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    The 20% they take off, we add back in as the tip, makes it very easy...
     
  17. DVC~OKW~96

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    Same here. 20% on the non-discounted total meal (not including tax) cost. (Including any alcohol, of course).

    Adding back in the discount is a very convenient way to tip.
     
  18. christianweecare

    christianweecare DIS Veteran

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    We do exactly the same!
     
  19. MYDISNEYHOUSES

    MYDISNEYHOUSES Mouseketeer

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    We tip the amount that is discounted also, 20%. I does make it easy!!:thumbsup2
     

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