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. 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.
How to tip in the UK.
Unlike the Americans, People in the UK do not tip on a lot of things. Mainly, tips are given in 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 acts as a tip. Failure to do this is considered as rude.
In some places such as a taxi service, tipping is not expected. In this situation, tipping is done in casual forms, such as rounding off the amount of the cost to the nearest higher denomination. Other than the hotels, tipping is not required in a big way. A hairdresser, for example, does not require a tip in a big way. However, one can tell the person providing the service to keep change.
The services in Italy restaurants are incredible. Italians, however, do not have a tipping culture. Italians rarely use the online tipping calculator. This is even with the good services. One might, however, round off the bill due to generosity, or if it is convenient to do so. The workers rarely way for 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. Since waiters are professional, they know how to offer a service best without expecting a tip.
Tips in India.
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.
Tipping in Japan.
In Japan, people who have good services retreated with respect, but are rarely given tips. Since many people in Japan are exposed to the Western Culture, tipping is not considered as an offence.
Tips in South America.
If a tip is expected in the South American countries, it is usually added to the bill. The tip might be 10 to 15 percent depending on the place.