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Tipping in Ixtapa

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Tipping in Ixtapa

Pesos or U.S. Dollors?

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Courtenay, Canada
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31. Re: Tipping in Ixtapa

Just use Pesos.

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33. Re: Tipping in Ixtapa

If American money is worth approximately $18 to 1 peso why on earth wouldn't they want an American dollar for a tip? And yes I am math impaired so please somebody explain this to me - lol!

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34. Re: Tipping in Ixtapa

Because 20 Pesos is more than 18...and they won't net 18 when cashed.

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35. Re: Tipping in Ixtapa

I am sure others will chime in

Just giving my 2 cents

My understanding it is a hassle for them to convert US dollars to Pesos at the bank

When I travel to the US I get US currency

When I travel to Mexico I get Mexico currency

I just find it easier to work with the local currency

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36. Re: Tipping in Ixtapa

In my experience I seem to get better service if I tip in pesos.

More than likely though it is because after a few drinks and in the midst of a food coma I am probably tipping VERY generously as my brain can't handle the eating, drinking AND math while on vacation! The service gets better, the vacation gets better and life is grand!

You just smiled and said Buenos Dias to me?? Well heck, I just had a Corona for breakfast, here's $200 pesos!

So for me (and I think for all the folks I am tipping) pesos are the only way to go!

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