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“While many Americans are experiencing tip fatigue, this data indicates the mood is brightening, at least around the holidays.”

– Ted Rossman

Holiday Tipflation: Americans Plan to Increase Annual Holiday Tip Amounts This Year Compared to 2022

Americans are expected to be more generous tippers this holiday season, according to a new survey from Bankrate. While Americans reduced median tip amounts during an inflation-riddled 2022 holiday season, this year, median tip amounts are likely to bounce back to, or even exceed, 2021 levels for all six types of service providers that Bankrate asked about. These providers include housekeepers, teachers, childcare providers, landscapers, mail carriers, and trash/recycling collectors.
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