The short answer for this is, …. Yes! It is customary to tip your movers. Once you’ve hired your professional Vancouver moving company and they have completed a job well done, a customary tip is usually awarded to the movers. So, the question is, how much do you tip on moving day?
Now let’s be clear, you are under no obligation whatsoever to tip your movers. However, these men have been hired to do a very hard task, with lots of heavy lifting. Tipping is a way to show your
gratification for a job well done.
If they were courteous and professional
If they worked fast and finished early
If they didn’t damage anything
If your movers showed up on time
If you were generally impressed and happy with the overall move
The above are all reasons you can check off in deciding whether your movers deserve a tip. As mentioned above you are not obligated to tip your movers. If you are not satisfied with the work, don’t tip. Its that easy. However, if you are happy with the work performed, here are a few ways to tip the movers.
The standard tip is anywhere from 5%-15% This can be added to the bill or handed to each individual as cash. There should also be a lead man on the crew, feel free to give the tips to him, and he can distribute accordingly. You may also want to buy them lunch, or coffee. Pizzas always a fan favorite with movers.
Movers will always be grateful for any extras or comforts you provide them while they perform the hefty task of moving your home.