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Tipping for Private Driver

Hi, my wife and I are spending four days in July 2019 touring the Isle of Skye and northern Highlands with a private driver (works for a small tour company). Should I tip the driver - how much should I tip? Thanks, Steve

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I suggest looking at these posts from yesterday. I’m not sure we can emotionally go through it again! :-)

https://community.ricksteves.com/travel-forum/england/tipping-24e8ebd4-bcc5-43d1-b95e-cd570acec978

That said a trip to the airport is different to spending 4 days in a car with someone. If they go above and beyond I would be more inclined to tip.

On the one occasion we have used a private driver for a tour ( just 1 day in South Africa) we didn’t tip but we did pay for all his food, drinks etc during the day.