People who visit America get surprised by the number of workers who are accustomed to getting tips. They wonder on the amount of a tip they should 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.
The Britons do not tip a lot like the Americans. 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. Tips are usually added on the service cost, especially in some cases such as organized parties. The additional cost acts as a the tip. Failure to do this is considered as 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 than the hotels, tipping is not required in a big way. For the case of a hairdresser, for example, you do not have to pay the tip necessarily You can, however, tip the worker by telling him or her to keep change.
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 even after services that are special, such as special hotel services. Rounding off the bill might be done at times, but is usually a matter of convenience and generosity. The workers rarely expect a 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. 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.
Tips 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. The tip might be 10 to 15 percent depending on the place.