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Tipping Driver/Guide

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Heading to India shortly for 17 days and will have a driver and guide with us for the trip. What is the reommended daily tip for both, given at the end obviously.

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For the driver, if the car and driver are “on disposal” for the whole 17 days, as a rough guideline, tip Rs 300 to 500 per full day, but don’t be shy if you were pleased with the service.

Guides are typically provided the higher end of that range.

I am curious however why you need a guide for 17 days straight, let alone the same guide for that whole trip.

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Dear Sir,

Good tip always deserve good services.

I hope you have booked local guides everywhere so it is recommend INR 700-1000

For the driver INR 15,000-20,000 if you are fully satisfied his service otherwise give INR 7,000- 10,000

Advance happy journey

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Balaji Ganesh

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Just for clarity we are travelling for 17 days so the driver and guide are with us the whole trip.

500rp per day sounds about right?

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I’m a tour guide so I’ll be happy if my guest tip me around 700 INR a day and 500 INR for my driver. But after all it’s always depends on the quality of service and the level of your satisfaction.

I hope it’s help

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Super helpdul, thanks

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Average tipping for drivers - INR 400 to 600 per day

Average Tipping for Guides - INR 500 to 900 per day

One can increase or decrease the amount as per service & the level of satisfaction.

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A normal Tip is around 500 INR per day and you can go up and down accordingly to your pocket as well as his services.

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Thanks all, will budget 800 a day for guide and 500 for driver..

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Amount you have in mind is good hopefully you will enjoy your tour.

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