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Tipping in Las Vegas: What You Need to Know

No matter what you are into, you can find it in Las Vegas: whether it be a night at one of the most extravagant clubs in the City of Sin or a succulent meal at one of its best restaurants. But, the catch is, you won’t get in the door at any of those places, if you are not willing to take care of the people that are responsible for making your trip the best ever i.e. doormen, valet, servers, etc. So, no matter how much you spend on drinks or lose at the tables, make sure you know who to tip, when to tip, and how much, thanks to the following guide:

1. At Dinner
dinner-1You get what you pay for, so tip the wait staff handsomely or risk looking cheap. There’s nothing worse than seeing the look of disgust on your date’s face after they’ve seen you splurge on food and drinks, only to stiff the staff that took care of you while on the premises.

Tipping Points
When it comes to tipping, the general rule of thumb is 15%, but you should consider this number to be the bare minimum, reserved for when you receive truly bad service. Many wait staff rely on their tips to pay their bills, so use 20% as your standard for meals and make adjustments based on the quality of the service received.

2. The Valet
Those who come to town from places like Chicago and New York are sure to appreciate all the free parking spots that can be found on the Strip. But, the problem is, many of these parking garages are located behind the casinos, which translates to a ton of walking for you. To minimize this issue, Vegas offers free valet services at most of its resorts so you can easily drop off your