What Does Every Country Differ From Each Other When It Comes to Giving Monetary Tips?
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. In order to avoid yourself from being into trouble, it is very important for the people who are planning to visit another country to research and learn about the custom of tipping of the country in where they are going to. 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. However, in this country, you only tip if you are happy with the service that the certain company gave you. Usually, people who eat in the restaurant will give the tip directly to the one who served and accommodated them or will just leave them on the table where they ate. 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. But of course, people must also be aware that in United Kingdom, giving tip is not only applicable in a restaurant but also anywhere and as long as you are happy with the service of the one who helped you.
The next country is Italy which has a very interesting custom when it comes to giving tips. Most of the staffs and crews in the country of Italy are very patient when it comes to serving their customers however, it is also known that Italy is not very particular when it comes to giving tips to the people. 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.