It has become customary -- still strictly optional, mind you, but increasingly popular -- to honor with a small gift these special individuals who have dedicated their careers or free time to helping our children.
How much do you tip school bus drivers for Christmas?
Tipping the school bus driver is a nice gesture, but if money is tight, this is one of the tips you can skip. If you decide that you do want to give them a year-end tip, the average amount is $20.
Do bus drivers care if you say thank you?
As a retired bus driver who did over 40 years it made a day much better if passengers spoke and a thank you made you day go just that little bit better. We all like to feel appreciated and driving a local route for 8 plus hours could sometimes be mind numbing and a little kind word from a passenger could lift you.
What is a good gift card amount?
General etiquette is usually under $20 for casual acquaintances, like co-workers, $30-$75 for close friends and family members and more for someone like your spouse or for a big occasion, like a wedding. Always make sure that the dollar amount you give is visible on the card or write it down.
How do you show appreciation to a bus driver?
If you're looking for ways to show your bus driver employees appreciation so they feel valued, here are 15 ideas:
- Provide free meals.
- Offer bonus pay for safe driving.
- Provide paid time off.
- Offer flexible scheduling.
- Get Flowers Delivered.
- Pay for their fuel costs.
- Give them a raise.
- Provide free or discounted rides.
How much is enough for a gift card?
Fifty dollars goes a long way, and you can use it for the kinds of stores suitable for multiple purchases, like some of the other options on this list. If, for instance, your friend loves to go to Starbucks, spending $50 on a gift card provides them with a lot of value. That's enough about Starbucks.