The Custom of Tipping: How It Works In Different Countries
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. 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. 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.
When it comes to the country of United Kingdom, people give tips according to the standard tipping. 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. 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.
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. 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. People would say that it is weird however, they must know that this situation is normal to them and hey have a good reason for it.
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