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Tipping Private Driver

We will be traveling to Greece for 2 1/2 weeks and booked our hotels and transfers through a travel agency. "Private Transfers"
have been arranged via the travel agency for pick ups from/to airport/port/hotel. All of this has been paid for already. We are wondering if tipping for this service is customary in Greece? If so, how much should we tip --- I have no idea what the transfer costs would normally be as it was all-inclusive in our price. There will be 4 of us with 4 suitcases and carry-on bags as well. I'm more than happy to tip for service but don't want to insult anyone if culture is different than ours here in Canada. Thanks for your help!

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Tipping is not all that common in Greece but if your driver's duties go "above and beyond" a gratuity is a good way to say thanks. 5% should suffice. If your plans include Santorini and you're staying somewhere where your bags are carried down ( and back up) a lot of steps, then that person should definitely be compensated. €10 in each direction is about right. More if you feel so inclined.