Tipping Custom: How Does it Differ in Every Country?
As we all know, United States of America is one of the most popular countries in the world to visit to and of course, it is not a surprise that most of the people visit their however, most of the time, it is surprising to the people who are visiting this country to witness how people give tips to the workers who serve them. 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. Of course, it is inevitable that people would wonder why tips are important to these countries and why is it different in every country. The goal of this article is to make sure that people will get proper knowledge on the tipping customs of different countries.
Standard tipping is being followed in the country of United Kingdom. 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. Service charges are at times added to the bill when there is a large number of group ate in that restaurant like for instance, there were six people in that group so, the restaurant might charge a service fee for that on top of the bill upon check out. If the customer decides to still give the server a tip aside from the service charge they paid, then it will just be fine. A restaurant is not the only place where people give tips in United Kingdom but also any place where they receive help from someone.
When it comes to giving tips, a lot of people would agree that the country of Italy has a very interesting custom with regards to this. Tipping is not a common culture in Italy besides from the fact that this country is very known for having service crews that wait for their customers patiently. 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.