Visitors to America get astonished by the number of workers who are used to getting tips. They keep wondering on the amount of the tip that they ought to give. This is because of the habit of American travelers who tip excessively thus confusing other countries. For one to get rid of embarrassments, it is good to familiarize themselves about tipping habits in different countries.
How to tip in the UK.
The Britons do not tip a lot like the Americans. Tips are mainly made of the restaurants, bars, and clubs. A customer who fails to tip in these areas is considered as one who was not satisfied by the service. In some cases such as a party that is organized, tips are usually added to the total cost. This acts as a tip. Failing to do this is taken as being rude.
There are some cases where tipping is not expected, such as after getting a taxi service. Tipping in such a case would be done more casually, such as by rounding off the money to a denomination that is close, in a higher value. Other than the hotels, tipping is not required in a big way. In hairdressers, for example, one is not obliged to pay the tip. You can, however, tell the service provider to keep change.
Tipping in Italy.
The services in Italy restaurants are incredible. Italians, however, do not have a tipping culture. It is very rare for you to see Italians using a tip calculator online. This is despite the incredible services. Rounding off the bill sometimes happens but is determined as an act of convenience or generosity. The workers rarely way for a tip. Tipping in Italy is not a culture because being a professional, respectable, and pays well. The professionalism of the waiters in Italy make them know how to give a service in the best way without expecting a tip.
Tipping in India.
India has grown a lot in the market, and had a lot of visitors from Europe and the USA. Even though tipping was not very common in the past, this has increased the tipping practice in India. When the service is excellent in India, you give a tip of about 5 and 10 percent.
Tipping in Japan.
In Japan, people who have good services retreated with respect, but are rarely given tips. Tipping is not considered as a bad thing in Japan, because many people are exposed to the western culture.
Tips in South America.
In case a tip is expected in South America, it is often added to the bill’s amount. A The tipping percentage varies from one place to another, and might be between 10 and 15 percent.