How Tipping Is Done In Different Places.
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 has resulted from some Americans who visit other countries and give tips excessively. To avoid any social embarrassment, it is good to research on tipping etiquette.
Tipping in the UK.
The Britons do not tip a lot like the Americans. Mainly, tips are given in 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 an organized party, a service charge is usually added to the cost. The additional cost acts as a the tip. One would be considered as rude if he or she fails to pay that tip.
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. However, one can tell the person providing the service 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. It is very rare for you to see Italians using a tip calculator online. This is despite the incredible services. One might, however, round off the bill due to generosity, or if it is convenient to do so. The workers in most times do not expect the tip. The reason why tipping in Italy is not considered a culture in Italy is because waiters are professional, respectable, and get a good job. 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 developed and get many Europe and USA visitors. Even though tipping was not very common in the past, this has increased the tipping practice in India. Tips are given when you were served totally well, and you tip around 5 and 10 percent.
Tips in Japan.
People in Japan treat those who serve them well with respect, but tips are not common. Since many people in Japan are exposed to the Western Culture, tipping is not considered as an offence.
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.