How Tipping Is Done In Different Places.
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. This is because of the habit of American travelers who tip excessively thus confusing other countries. 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 usually given in clubs, bars and restaurants. Failing to tip in these places are treated as dissatisfaction with the service by the customer. Tips are usually added on the service cost, especially in some cases such as organized parties. This acts as a tip. Failing to do this is taken as being rude.
Tipping is not expected in some cases, such as a taxi service. In this situation, tipping is done in casual forms, such as rounding off the amount of the cost to the nearest higher denomination. Other places other than the hotel do not require tips 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.
Tips in Italy.
Italy has professional services in restaurants. on the other hand, there is no tipping culture in Italy. You will rarely find an Italian using an online tipping calculator. This is despite the incredible 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 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.
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.
If a tip is expected in the South American countries, it is usually added to the bill. Depending on the place, the tip might vary in between 10 and 15 percent.