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The Gratuity Game

Want to avoid awkward moments with the hotel bellhop or your child’s camp counselor? Simply follow this handy advice about when to pay a gratuity—and how much to fork over. Bonus: In a few instances, you won’t even need to open your wallet. -Yelena Moroz

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The gratuity: $1 to $3 a bag.

Bear in mind: Large or bulky items, like a golf bag, warrant an extra dollar or two, says Holona Ochs, a coauthor of "Gratuity" ($33,

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The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

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