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Old 03-25-2010, 09:58 PM   #1
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Question Do you tip at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique??

Ive heard that you are supposed to tip your child's fairy god mother...However every video ive seen on youtube showed atleast 3 of them working on the child at once...How do you tip all of those people? I think its exspensive as it is I dont really want to tip at all but if i have to than i definetly will just to show good ettiquete but on the website it doesnt say anything about tipping...so should i just act none the wiser like i dont know its a tipping position ?
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:15 PM   #2
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Bump???no one on the dis been to bbb???!!
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:34 PM   #3
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Yes, I did. $5.00. DD got the least expensive package, I think it's Coach...with no costume..had a tee made at Downtown Disney that had her birthday celebration on it.
Oh, and she only had 1 Fairy Godmother-in training working on her...not like in the video!
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:07 PM   #4
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My daughter has done this 3 times now. We offered tips each time and were told no tipping is allowed. Instead,we are always handed a card to fill out telling them how great our experience was.
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:44 PM   #5
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My daughter has done this 3 times now. We offered tips each time and were told no tipping is allowed. Instead,we are always handed a card to fill out telling them how great our experience was.
We did it once for DD8 birthday two years ago and tipped $20. We weren't told there was no tipping but maybe they've changed that since we did it. It was an exorbitant tip but we got the deluxe package and we figured it was the only time she would ever do it. DD fairy godmother was really good with her so we showed our appreciation.
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:55 PM   #6
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Our bill was close to $300 with an AP discount, this was a rushed two people working on DD exp. I felt no tip was in order at all.
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Old 03-26-2010, 11:30 AM   #7
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We did it once for DD8 birthday two years ago and tipped $20. We weren't told there was no tipping but maybe they've changed that since we did it. It was an exorbitant tip but we got the deluxe package and we figured it was the only time she would ever do it. DD fairy godmother was really good with her so we showed our appreciation.
That is odd. We have done it every year for the past 3 years. Well, we did it the first month it opened up and on every yearly trip after. Not sure if that is 3 or 4 years. There was a sign there every time at the cashier that no tips are accepted and to please use the survey card instead. I even went as far as asking the cashier and was told absolutely not. Perhaps, the Fairy Godmothers themselves are taking tips when they aren't supposed to and no one sees the sign on the front desk. Either, I would have loved to tip as they have always done such a great job on my DD.
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Old 03-26-2010, 11:38 AM   #8
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We tipped the FGMiT who did Emma's hair, the one who did Emma's nails, and the one who helped her pick out her dress.

I think we tipped $20 for hair, $20 for nails, and $10 for the personal shopper.
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Old 03-26-2010, 11:40 AM   #9
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My three granddaughters went in 2008 and we absolutely loved the experience. They were enchanted! But we did not tip. First of all, I understood it wasn't allowed and second, they DID indeed have three people working on each one of them at once. So that would have meant 9 tips in all.
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Old 03-26-2010, 12:18 PM   #10
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I read a TR here of a girl who was a FGIT for the college program. She said that whether or not tips are allowed depends on the current manager for the most part. So if you want to tip, ask if it's ok. If you don't want to tip, then don't worry about it. It's up to you.
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Old 03-26-2010, 01:16 PM   #11
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I tipped when we went in 2008 and 2009, but when we did it this past January, I was told no tipping. Maybe it does depend on the manager.
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Old 03-26-2010, 01:17 PM   #12
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My niece has done this twice and we've tipped both times. My sister did it with her last time, and she tipped both of their FGMiT. And they didn't have multiple FGM's, just one each.
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Old 03-26-2010, 01:33 PM   #13
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went in 2008 didn't tip , and didn't see anyone else around me doing it either (at least it wasn't obvious)... I guess I would ask , if you really wanted to?
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Old 03-27-2010, 09:41 PM   #14
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I think it depends on who is the FGMIT. Last year, Feb. 2009, we were told it was allowed by the ladies working, so we tipped. This year, Feb. 2010, we were told it's not longer allowed, so we didn't. The answer on this seems to always vary...who knows!?
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Old 03-28-2010, 12:39 PM   #15
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Alrite so no tip it is ! Thanx...saved myself 10 bucks . I can use that to buy more snacks
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