How Tipping Is Done In Different Places.
Workers who are used to receiving tips in America surprise many visitors. They keep wondering on the amount of the tip that they ought to give. The result of this is the many Americans who visit other countries and giving out excessive tips. For one to get rid of embarrassments, it is good to familiarize themselves about tipping habits in different countries.
Tipping in the UK.
People in the UK do not tip on many things 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. This serves as a tip. Failing to do this is taken as being rude.
There are some cases where tipping is not expected, such as after getting 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. A hairdresser, for example, does not require a tip in a big way. You can, however, tip the worker by telling him or her to keep change.
Tips in Italy.
Italy has professional services in restaurants. Italians, however, do not have a tipping culture. You will rarely find an Italian using an 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 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.
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. When the service is excellent in India, you give a tip of about 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.
Expected tips in South America are usually added to the bill. Depending on the place, the tip might vary in between 10 and 15 percent.