How Tipping Is Done In Different Places.
Visitors to America get astonished by the number of workers who are used to getting tips. They are left wondering on the amount of tip they are supposed to give. The result of this is the many Americans who visit other countries and giving out excessive tips. To avoid any social embarrassment, it is good to research on tipping etiquette.
How tips are done in the UK.
Unlike the Americans, People in the UK do not tip on a lot of things. Tips are mainly made of the restaurants, bars, and clubs. Failure to tip in these places at times could make the workers feel that the service was not satisfying enough. In some cases such as an organized party, a service charge is usually added to the cost. This serves as a tip. Failing to do this is taken as being rude.
In some places such as a taxi service, tipping is not expected. 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 places other than the hotel do not require tips in a big way. For the case of a hairdresser, for example, you do not have to pay the tip necessarily You can, however, tell the service provider to keep change.
Tipping in Italy.
Italy has incredible working staff and restaurant services in Italy are unbeatable. Italians, however, do not have a tipping culture. Italians rarely use the online tipping calculator. 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 expect a tip. The reason why tipping is considered not to be a culture in Italy is that being a waiter is considered a professional job with a good pay. The professionalism of the waiters in Italy make them know how to give a service in the best way without expecting a tip.
India has grown a lot in the market, and had a lot of visitors from Europe and the USA. This has resulted in a tipping practice increase in India. Tips are given when you were served totally well, and you tip around 5 and 10 percent.
Tipping in Japan is not common, but people thank those who serve them well. Tips are not taken as an offense since people there are very exposed to the western culture.
South American Tips.
In case a tip is expected in South America, it is often added to the bill’s amount. Depending on the place, the tip might vary in between 10 and 15 percent.