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||$12.00||$16.00||$28.00|
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|
|Vista 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|
There are 2 easy ways you may pay the gratuities for your party:
- Pay the gratuity in advance by contacting Disney Cruise Line no later than 3 days before your cruise begins, or
- Automatically have the suggested gratuity amounts listed here―based on the length of your cruise―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.