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What is reasonable amount to tip the cleaner at Christmas?

(17 Posts)
tigerlilly0404 Sat 26-Nov-16 21:06:21

Excaulty that really! Just wondering what everyone else tips there cleaner at Christmas time? If anything at all??

Birthdaypartyangstiness Sat 26-Nov-16 21:07:26


listsandbudgets Sat 26-Nov-16 21:12:57

a weeks pay

Waffles80 Sat 26-Nov-16 21:13:23


Hastalapasta Sat 26-Nov-16 21:14:36

A weeks pay, and this year a box of her favourite chocolates as she has been through a lot and deserves it!

stopgap Sat 26-Nov-16 21:14:47

We do a week's pay.

YoungPretenderMortificado Sat 26-Nov-16 21:15:27

Yep, 1 weeks pay.

BolivarAtasco Sat 26-Nov-16 21:20:54

We give £50 which is just over what we normally pay per visit (she comes in every 2 weeks).

andadietcoke Sat 26-Nov-16 21:22:50

I did two weeks pay.

Elphame Sat 26-Nov-16 21:23:17

£100 and a gift. She's been with me years and I'd be lost without her

TaliDiNozzo Sat 26-Nov-16 21:24:09

I think at least a week's pay is reasonable.

A family member does private house cleaning and she normally gets a week's pay, a bottle of something and Christmas eats of some kind.

m0therofdragons Sat 26-Nov-16 21:25:40

Wow this is very different from my rl experience. Box of chocs is appreciated round here. £50? That's more than I spend on my mum at Christmas!

TupsNSups Sat 26-Nov-16 21:27:56

£50 but I also buy her personal gifts for her and he grandson and she buys for all my family. We are very good friends though, she is like my Mum.

Waffles80 Sat 26-Nov-16 21:37:18

A week's pay - which is what I give - is £16 here.

MollyHuaCha Sat 26-Nov-16 22:01:24

A nicely wrapped gift is nice - maybe a gift costing around £15, plus a card to thank for their hard work.

goddessofsmallthings Sat 26-Nov-16 22:10:02

A week's pay for Christmas plus a personal gift - this year it's the Elemis collection that was QVC's TSV a week or so ago - and a bottle of decent champagne for New Year.

Puffedsleevedress Sat 26-Nov-16 23:33:38

£50 here too!

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