Tipping Custom: How Does it Differ in Every Country?
Giving tips in the United States of America is very common to the people however, since it is the most visited country in the whole world, it is inevitable for other people from the different countries to witness this and of course, most of the time, they get surprised as to how much people of United States are willing to give just as a tip to the workers who help or serve them. In order to avoid yourself from being into trouble, it is very important for the people who are planning to visit another country to research and learn about the custom of tipping of the country in where they are going to. Of course, it is inevitable that people would wonder why tips are important to these countries and why is it different in every country. The goal of this article is to make sure that people will get proper knowledge on the tipping customs of different countries.
United Kingdom has a certain rule to follow when it comes to tipping and that is the standard rule. However, in this country, you only tip if you are happy with the service that the certain company gave you. So, like for example, you ate in a restaurant and the waiter was very polite and serve you well, then after you check out or pay your bill, you will give that waiter a tip through handling it directly to him or just by leaving it on the table. There are times where in the tip was already added to your bill especially if you are eating in a restaurant with more than five people and you could identify it in your bill as service charge. There would not be a problem if the customer decides not to add the tip because basically, they have already paid for it. There are also other places aside from a restaurant in which you could give tips.
Having an interesting tipping custom is what Italy known of. Tipping is not a common culture in Italy besides from the fact that this country is very known for having service crews that wait for their customers patiently. Of course, it does not mean that they do not give tips at all, it is just that it is not their custom and they have the choice to give or not. There is a good reason behind this situation.
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