PUBLISHED: 14:48, Tue, Jan 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:59, Tue, Jan 7, 2020
Cruise: Cruise crew work very hard and are out at sea for long periods of time (Image: Getty Images)
Cruise ship holidays are a time for travellers to let their hair down and relax. However, the cruise crew members onboard the ship are hard at work in the background. They are there to make sure everything runs smoothly and everyone is looked after.
Cruise crew work very hard and are out at sea for long periods of time.
Although the job offers travel perks, staff are often not paid very much.
Consequently, the crew on cruises come to rely on tips from the guests onboard.
Gratuities make up a substantial part of their wage.
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Cruise: The crew on cruises come to rely on tips from the guests onboard (Image: Getty Images)
This means they’re likely to take against cruise passengers who are reluctant to tip.
If someone repeatedly fails to provide a tip they will take note.
According to cruise.co.uk there is a nickname crew will use if they spot a stingy cruiser.
They will call that person a “banana,” the website revealed.
Passengers will never guess what the staff mean when they hear this fruity nickname, making