Tipping in Pesos

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  1. BeachFun4Us

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    We learned a long time ago it is better to pay for everything with pesos to avoid the horrible conversion rates. This also means tipping for drinks in pesos.

    My question is, what is considered a good tip for one drink and for two drinks?

    In the US, I will tip $1 and $2 respectively on a per serving basis. If I'm tipping at the end with a full bill, I tip 20% or more.

    Since we don't have drinking bills at the resort, I was thinking between 20 and 40 pesos. (20 pesos = $1.13). I don't mind being generous, but would prefer to be "just" on the good side of the scale.
     
  2. Vince & Wendy

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    20-50 Pesos is per serving. Bartender I usually 100-200 or more at early so I can not have to bother later.
     
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    That was my thinking too.
     
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    Agreed with the others. During the day at the pool i usually give 20 pesos each round. At night i usually go up with kelly for our first round and give about 200 pesos right away. Then i usually end up doing 20 pesos here and there near the end of the night too.
     
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    I bring about 400$ for 10 days ,, and totally forget who I give it too ,, I must spread it good , cause I always get good service. Tip what you can afford ,, be it USD or Peso,s they will take it and appriciate it ,, good workers :)
     
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    The dumb person conversion (my favorite, and trademarked by me) is think 1 USD to 10 pesos. Sure it’s not exact but if, assuming you’re American, you’d ordinarily tip $1 leave 10 pesos. Overall I’m sure it’ll balance out. Even if you drop 100 pesos one time and nothing a couple of others.

    The staff understands that they aren’t in a bar. Be nice, thank your servers, and you’ll be treated well.
     
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    Much easier to just leave a good tip at the start of the day at the pool, and then generally again at Bash, and you are good for the rest of the day / evening. The bartenders understand this system and I believe it is acceptable to them also. They work their butts off and are generally very accommodating to us and deserve a healthy reward. We show the house cleaning people some appreciation also because they always seem to do a great job, even if they have to come back a few times because we are still in the room.
     
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    We tip 20 per round at the pool, 50 per round at Bash.
     
  9. R&MFun2017

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    Honestly we never bothered with the whole pesos thing. We found it was just easier to bring a bunch of ones and fives with us to use for tips. We brought pesos with us the first time we went and ended up bringing a ton back which were a pain in the ass to convert back to U.S. dollars, LOL!

    We definately made a point of tipping though. Especially those who took good care of us. We would budget about $25 a day for misc. tipping for house cleaners, drink servers, wait staff, etc.

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  10. wild1s

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    That 10:1 would have been good 10 years ago, but today the rate is 18.8:1, so rule of thumb, tip 20 time more in pesos than you would in US Dollars. Even in Canadian Dollars it is 14.6:1, so 15 times In Canadian vs pesos.
     
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