Palo tipping?

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by plutojudy, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. plutojudy

    plutojudy When you wish upon a star.....

    Jan 1, 2001
    Do we tip cash or on our KTTW card?
  2. jdb in AZ

    jdb in AZ It could end up curdled

    Feb 11, 2011
    Either is fine.
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  4. Four Swampers

    Four Swampers Picture is Disney Wonder at Cabo San Lucas

    Feb 7, 2012
    First, you do not have to tip beyond the $20. According to DCL website, the $20 includes gratuity for the server. That being said, I always add an additional gratuity. I would love to know what other people give. I usually give an additional $10 per person, although I have given more. That gratuity is easily placed on your shipboard account with your KTTW card.
  5. NurseDave

    NurseDave Mouseketeer

    Jan 11, 2013
    I have heard people tipping more as well. I much prefer the preset tips so it doesn't turn into a big game. I don't want to be cheap, but also don't need to double tip if the staff is already getting a respectable amount.
  6. kcashner

    kcashner DIS Veteran

    Dec 4, 2003
    We have been told by a CM that the tip that the servers gets from the $20 upcharge is less than $5. DCL will absolutely not release this info, so there is no way to verify if it is accurate. I have no reason to doubt it, and the fact that I was given a "down to the penny" figure made it seem more believable. (He didn't say "less than $5, he said something like" $4.77."

    DLC says in one place that the tip is included in the upcharge, but in another place adds the notation that many guests choose to leave additional gratuity.

    We typically add $10 per person. Do remember that if you order any bar items, a 15% gratuity is already added to their cost.

    And yes, you can place it on the KTTW card or leave cash.
  7. DisSarahK

    DisSarahK Missing Mickey...

    Apr 30, 2007
    We tipped an additional $15 or $20 (total) for our brunch at Palo and put it on our KTTW card. We did not have any alcohol (even declined the champagne) and I ate just strawberry soup, bread, and dessert. My husband had the same plus one other dish. We were pretty low key.

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