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Tipping Wheelchair Assistance Staff

Tipping Wheelchair Assistance Staff

  1. Jyoti


    My parents require wheelchair assistance when they are traveling. I never travel with them so I don’t really think about the protocol so would love your input. Last night when I picked up my mom from the airport, the handicap assistance staff who had brought her out to baggage claim asked me for a tip. I never carry cash on me, and I didn’t have any change to give him either. Is it customary to tip the wheelchair assistance staff? Any guidance would be helpful. Thank You!

  2. Gaurav

    [USER=2117]@Jyoti[/USER], tipping is one of the third rails of travel and when you throw in disability accommodations it gets even more hairy. There are a few threads on FT, fodors and other places discussing this. You might want to take a look and decide what feels right to you. I’m a little surprised by someone directly asking for tips though. Where was this?

  3. Jyoti

    [USER=79]@Gaurav[/USER], thanks for the quick reply. It was at JFK T5 (jet blue terminal). I don’t know if the person is a jet blue employee or an airport employee. I will check out the sites you mentioned to get some clarity.

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