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Old 08-11-2014, 07:23 PM
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Will the driver be waiting with a sign with my name on it when I exit baggage claim area or do I have to go to ground transportation area and find him? How much should I tip?
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Old 08-11-2014, 08:03 PM
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Once you exited the restricted area with your luggages, you should see him/her with a sign, your name on it. There would be other limo drivers as well.

Tipping is entirely up to you. I had a lot luggages, children car seats, carry on, bigger luggages, camera bag..... 7-8 bags and he loaded and unloaded all bags for me, I tipped him 10.
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Old 08-12-2014, 12:32 AM
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He will be there with your name. I had two bags and did not tip as I loaded and unloaded (or helped).


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Old 08-12-2014, 04:58 AM
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There is another thread on this somewhere...apparently some drivers will not accept (or adamantly refuse) a tip.
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Old 08-12-2014, 06:12 AM
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He'll be there holding a sign with your name along with several other limo drivers. I got the feeling tips are not expected but appreciated. Anyway I was in good moods (obviously ) so I tipped him 10 euro.
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Old 08-12-2014, 10:33 PM
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Thank you all for replying. My reservation confirmation didn't mention the driver would be waiting for me with a sign so I'm sure glad I asked.
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Old 08-12-2014, 11:50 PM
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Is there a consensus on tipping or not?
I'm going tomorrow.
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Old 03-08-2015, 03:50 PM
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Is there a consensus on tipping or not?
I'm going tomorrow.

I've been impressed with them during the reservation process, so I plan on leaving a tip. If the driver is on time, courteous and professional it seems reasonable to leave a tip.
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Old 03-09-2015, 02:16 AM
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Quick update. I just arrived and tipped the driver 10 Euros. He was happy.
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Old 03-09-2015, 04:26 AM
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My driver turned down a tip - said BMW would take care of him.
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Old 03-09-2015, 01:54 PM
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I told my driver to go get himself a beer and stuck a tenner in his hand. He said he'd have to wait until AFTER work.
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Old 03-09-2015, 04:43 PM
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Sounds like I'm the cheapskate... I gave him 5 euros but he seemed totally surprised. I figured it's a free car ride, so why not tip. And of course I was in a good mood.
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Old 03-11-2015, 09:54 AM
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BTW how far in advance do I need to request a pickup? A week? A day?
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BTW how far in advance do I need to request a pickup? A week? A day?

I reserved my pickup over a month before my delivery date. It probably doesn't matter how far in advance you schedule a pickup, but I would do it at least a week before to be safe.
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Oldish thread, but they are picking me up next Monday. A I used to pay Rolf 40-50 Euro with tip I think so tipping the drive 10euro for an otherwise free ride doesn't seem too bad. They may be told not to accept them, but who is going to know if they get some free money? I'd think only the following the rules to the letter types would refuse.
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I'm taking delivery near the end of our time in Europe.

Wondering if Sixt will take us from Munich Airport to the downtown main train station at the beginning of our trip, rather than my day of delivery a week later.

Our arrival in Germany, when we're all jet-lagged is when it would be especially nice to have someone waiting.

My SA doesn't think so, but seems like I've heard about variations on here.
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Old 08-07-2016, 07:47 PM
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I'm taking delivery near the end of our time in Europe.

Wondering if Sixt will take us from Munich Airport to the downtown main train station at the beginning of our trip, rather than my day of delivery a week later.

Our arrival in Germany, when we're all jet-lagged is when it would be especially nice to have someone waiting.

My SA doesn't think so, but seems like I've heard about variations on here.
Sixt can take you to Welt or your hotel. Entirely your choice. Most people go to the hotel first. Take the subway to Welt later or on the 2nd day.
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If you are lucky like us, you will get pick up in Mercedes minivan . The guy in the black suit at back of the van is our driver.

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Old 08-11-2016, 10:36 PM
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If you are lucky like us, you will get pick up in Mercedes minivan . The guy in the black suit at back of the van is our driver.

I want to be picked up in a 7. Apparently most people's Sixt confirmation papers seem to say that it has to be a BMW.
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I want to be picked up in a 7. Apparently most people's Sixt confirmation papers seem to say that it has to be a BMW.
You are very likely to be picked up by 7 . Ours is a Mercedes van & Sixt puts that on my confirmation as well . We thought that was German humor & no complaint at all.

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I'm going to Munich, unfortunately not to pick up a new ED.

Is the Sixt limousine service available for booking? Recommended or alternatives?
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