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Tipping Tips for Travelers

Cash may be king, but figuring out how much of it to tip can leave travelers feeling like paupers. We asked experts and seasoned travelers for their best advice on tipping.

Are You a Budget-Savvy Traveler, or Just a Cheapskate?

Nowhere is the old adage "A penny saved is a penny earned" more true than when on the road. But some travelers take it too far. But according to your fellow fliers and hotel guests, there are worse travel offenses.

Starbucks to Allow 'Digital Tipping'

The Seattle-based coffee company says a digital tip function will be added to its mobile payment application starting next summer. A similar option will also be available on Square, a new payment app that Starbucks customers will be able to use starting in November.

DipJar: The Humble Coffeehouse Tip Jar Goes High-Tech

We've all been there: You wait in a long line at a busy coffee shop, you pay for your coffee with a credit card, and notice a lowly tip jar sitting on the counter. Without cash, there was no way to show your appreciation for that kick-ass cup o' joe. That's where the DipJar comes in.

A Brief Guide to Fair Tipping from the Etiquette Expert

Where do you fall on the tipping spectrum? Do you hand the pizza delivery guy a $20 for your $14 pizza and declare with a grin, "Keep the change," or are you the type who slips the bartender a folded-up $1 bill and hopes he won't notice until after you've downed your $16 martini and skedaddled? Here's some expert advice on how to do it right.