Question by  kryer1583 (21)

Do I need to tip the guys who pack and move my house?

The packers are paid by the moving company, aren't they? Should I tip them?


Answer by  benicio (257)

I think tipping movers is the norm. Plus, it'll only help ensure that your stuff is moved with care. If you have nice stuff, I'd do it and I'd do it towards the start of the move to incentivize them to move stuff carefully.


Answer by  jennyv8 (133)

You do not have to tip your movers. However, if they do an exceptional job and you feel they deserve it, then don't hesitate to offer tip, particularly if you plan on doing business with them again.


Answer by  judiof (32)

I think it depends on the quality of the job. If they are careful, handle your items gently and are courteous, I think a tip is warranted. A small tip of $10 per mover (more if there are only 2 or 3 movers) would be appreciated. If there are only 2 or 3, I would give them a little more.


Answer by  chapstick (58)

I would tip them if I were you. Yes, they are paid by the company, but they tend to be more careful and respective of your wishes if they have an incentive. If you don't feel comfortable giving them money, you could give them food (or a gift certificate).


Answer by  Simsim (69)

You don't need to but it would be nice and they just might help you with some extra things that way.I have just recently moved and gave the moving guys a tip and they moved some extra things around and fixed a few things for me.


Answer by  MathewLeonard (1)

I don't think so because you were already pay to them for their services. But if you really like someone efforts & their quality of work are appreciable so you should have to pay for their job.


Answer by  Eveleene (3)

The first thing where you are now and where you want to move your home? The second thing if you are hiring men on tip or wages then it can be dangerous? For Example they will not do their work properly or sincerely they just want their work over. If you’re hiring a good and reliable moving company then moving will became a simple task. Professional movers and packers companies can do the entire relocation tasks for you. They will pack things properly using good quality packing supplies and strong moving boxes.

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