The Custom of Tipping: How It Works In Different Countries
Giving tips in the United States of America is very common to the people however, since it is the most visited country in the whole world, it is inevitable for other people from the different countries to witness this and of course, most of the time, they get surprised as to how much people of United States are willing to give just as a tip to the workers who help or 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. To make sure that people will be educated about the customary tipping of every country, this article was made.
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. So, like for example, you ate in a restaurant and the waiter was very polite and serve you well, then after you check out or pay your bill, you will give that waiter a tip through handling it directly to him or just by leaving it on the table. 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. When that happens, it would then be the decision of the customer if they will still add a tip by giving them to the server or by the leaving on the table or not at all since they already paid for it through the service charge however, they must know that there will not be a problem if they would decide not to pay 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. Since it is not included in the custom of their country, they have the choice to give tips or not. There is a good reason behind this situation.