Tipping In The USA, The UK, Italy, India, and South America.
Workers who are used to receiving tips in America surprise many visitors. They are left wondering on the amount of tip they are supposed to give. This has resulted from some Americans who visit other countries and give tips excessively. It is good for one to learn the tipping practice in different countries.
How to tip in the UK.
Unlike the Americans, People in the UK do not tip on a lot of things. Tips are usually given in clubs, bars and restaurants. A customer who fails to tip in these areas is considered as one who was not satisfied by the service. Tips are usually added on the service cost, especially in some cases such as organized parties. The additional cost acts as a the tip. Failure to do this is considered as 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. Tips in other areas than the hotel are not required in a big way. In hairdressers, for example, one is not obliged to pay the tip. You can, however, tip the worker by telling him or her to keep change.
Tips in Italy.
The services in Italy restaurants are incredible. on the other hand, there is no tipping culture in Italy. You will rarely find an Italian using an online tipping calculator. This is even after services that are special, such as special hotel services. Rounding off the bill might be done at times, but is usually a matter of convenience and generosity. The workers in most times do not expect the tip. Tipping in Italy is not a culture because being a professional, respectable, and pays well. Since Italian waiters are professional, they give their services in a good 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. In India, you tip when the service is very good, and the tip is usually between 5 and 10 percent.
Tipping in Japan.
Tipping in Japan is not common, but people thank those who serve them well. Since many people in Japan are exposed to the Western Culture, tipping is not considered as an offence.
Tipping in South America.
If a tip is expected in the South American countries, it is usually added to the bill. The tip might be 10 to 15 percent depending on the place.