Tipping Custom: How Does it Differ in Every Country?
A lot of people today are aware that when it comes to tipping, the country of United States of America is considered as having citizens that are very generous when it comes to giving tips and that is the reason why, a lot of people from other countries who are just visiting will get shocked when they know if how much they could give as a tip. Of course, when you are travelling into another country, even if not in the United States, you should make sure that you did some research about the tipping custom of that country to make sure that you will not offend other people in that country. On the other hand, it is just normal that you will ask yourself as to why it is very important for every country to give tips and why is it not the same for every country. This article was made in order to make you inform about this matter.
United Kingdom has a certain rule to follow when it comes to tipping and that is the standard rule. Most of the time, if you are happy or satisfied with what the service crew showed you, then you will give him or her a tip. The people in United Kingdom usually leaves the tip on the table or they will give it directly to the waiter if they ate in a restaurant and they found the service amazing. 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. As most of the people know, Italy has a lot of staff who are very patient when it comes to waiting for their customers however, when it comes to tipping, it could be considered that Italy is not one of those countries who give tips. 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. On the other hand, this country has a good reason as to why it is not their custom to give tips to the waiter.