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Tipping 2013: How much for the nanny? What to do at coat check?
Tipping 2013: How much for the nanny? What to do at coat check?

Zagat is back with its holiday tipping survey, revealing that 57% of diners tip on the post-tax amount on the bill, men try more often than women to tip their way to faster seating or a better table and that the average American will tip the babysitter $69 during the holidays. But the nanny still gets the best tip -- $331 on average, even though that’s the smallest payout in at least three years, according to Zagat. The housekeeper will score $132 in tips this Christmas, while the school superintendent will land $111. Seven in 10 Americans said they’ll hand out cash tips, while more than a quarter plan to give gift cards or certificates.  The Zagat survey also deals...

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