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Tipping removal men?

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greentown Fri 26-Aug-11 12:24:52

How much should I tip? Two men from a medium size/professional removal firm, moving small 2 bed house 60 miles to another small 2 bed house. Whole removal is costing about £700. Start at 9am to be loaded up by about 11am and unloaded by about 3 pm ish in London/Kent area.

hf128219 Fri 26-Aug-11 12:30:02

£30 each?

greentown Fri 26-Aug-11 14:28:52

Really! I must be a right tight arse - I was thinking of minimum £10 - maximum £20 - is that too low?

MadamDeathstare Fri 26-Aug-11 14:30:36

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MadamDeathstare Fri 26-Aug-11 14:30:53

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yomellamoHelly Fri 26-Aug-11 16:07:09

We tipped 10% - so about £75. They were excellent though, quick, efficient, good-humoured, polite ...... (We liked them a lot esp as they saved us so much hassle grin )

gettingeasier Fri 26-Aug-11 16:53:15

Tipped £80 between 3 men but they did so much for me as I am on my own really went the extra mile

JamieOliveOil Fri 26-Aug-11 17:04:19

When we moved we tipped each of six guys £ 20 each. We moved to a three storey house on a boiling day and they all worked so hard and were so pleasant. Really earned their tips.

libelulle Fri 26-Aug-11 19:22:58

We also tipped 20 quid each for three blokes. Was within same city, but a bugger of a job all the same and they were fantastic.

aquos Fri 26-Aug-11 19:26:18

blimey, I think we usually give £20 to the gaffer to split between them whether it's a 2 or 3 man job. We've used the same firm several times, they must dread doing us.

startail Fri 26-Aug-11 19:27:23

Never crossed my mind, they charge quite enough already and one of them was so unfit he looked like he was about to collapse.

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