Is there an expected amount for gratuities, and how should I pay them?
Onboard Services – Frequently Asked Questions
It is customary to give gratuities in recognition of exceptional service, which you’ll receive in abundance aboard the ship. The following amounts are provided as a suggestion, but the gratuity you pay is always at your discretion:
|Per Guest per cruise||3-Night||4-Night||7-Night|
|Dining Room Server||$13.50||$18.00||$31.50|
Dining Room Asst.
Dining Room Head
|Dining Manager||Your Discretion|
|Room Service||Your Discretion|
|Senses Spa & Salon||An 18% gratuity will automatically be applied to all spa services|
|Babysitting||Gratuity not expected|
|Port Adventures||Optional; not included in Port Adventures price|
If you wish to pay the suggested gratuity amounts listed on this page for your party, based on the length of your cruise, you have 2 easy options:
- Pay the suggested gratuity in advance by contacting Disney Cruise Line no later than 3 days before your cruise begins
- Pay by automatically having the suggested gratuity added to your onboard account prior to the end of your cruise
If you wish to change the amount of a gratuity or pay the gratuity in cash, stop by the Guest Services desk, located on Deck 3, Midship.
Please note: a 15% gratuity is automatically added to bar, beverage, wine and deck service tabs. All gratuities can be charged to your stateroom folio.