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Old 10-12-2016, 11:01 AM   #15
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Most of the escorts are paid employees, so no tip required.
Sorry, but I had to laugh.
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Took me a minute Rambeau, I could have worded that different. Lol
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If the person taking me to the site is a real help & sticks around to make sure hooking up goes well, I will tip them.
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Old 10-17-2016, 09:24 AM   #18
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No tip but if they are a host we invite them by for a glass of wine or a cold brew and burger if we see them out and about.
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Tipping is to show appreciation for good service--going above and beyond. A campground host is receiving compensation. It is a personal question in my opinion--I tip based on service I receive, not what other people say they do or don't do. If it isn't in your heart and conscious to tip in the first place is it really a tip if based on what others do?
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:26 AM   #20
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I tip most service people but not CG hosts. I do offer them a bottle of water which some might consider a tip .
Funny you said that. A couple of years ago we were on a trip and got stopped at a road work area. It was hot as hell out there. While waiting for the traffic to start going again, I ran to the frig and grabbed a cold bottle of water. When we got to the girl with the stop/ slow sign, I handed it to her. I thought she was going to climb in and kiss me. A little thoughtfulness goes a long way.
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I have always found that random acts of kindness are way better than gratitude shown when it is expected.
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At CGs without sewer but do have a honey wagon, I tip that guy. Not a job I would want.

We have only been on a couple of CGs that escort you to your site and never thought about a tip. A beverage for them is a nice thought though.
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