Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On May 26, 2015
    Misty from OK Asked

    I was wondering if we should tip the magical express driver/the cast members? If so about how much is good to leave? Along with the mousekeeping/cleaning staff. Thank you 1st timers! So excited! 26 days until we leave!

    Hello there, Misty!

    I know you must be so ready for your First Visit to Walt Disney World Resort. How exciting!

    Tipping is always at your discretion, but I usually tip the Magical Express bus driver if he assists me with my luggage. Sometimes I have a stroller or a carry-on bag that he will take and stow for me, so I always tip in that case. I also leave a tip for the housekeeper every day before we leave the room. One of the things I enjoy most about vacationing at Walt Disney World Resort is not having to clean up or make beds for a few days. So, I try to show my appreciation for the hard work that they do because I know what it's like cleaning up after my family!  Other than our waiters/waitresses and bell services, I believe those are the only Cast Members that I tip. Of course, it's always up to you to decide and I'm sure that whatever you choose to leave will be greatly appreciated.

    I hope you have a wonderful time on your upcoming vacation. Make lots of magical memories and enjoy every moment!

    ~Carrie

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Meet the Panelist: Carrie, Tennessee

Walt Disney World Resort is my happy place! If you happen to catch me when I'm not there, you'll find me planning my next trip because to me, dreaming of the next visit is half the fun. My children and I travel frequently as Disney Vacation Club members, and I would love to share some of the things that I've learned so that you can have the most magical vacation ever! Learn More About Carrie

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