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. Researching about the custom of the country that you are planning to visit on tipping would be a great tip for you if you want to explore another 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.
United Kingdom has a certain rule to follow when it comes to tipping and that is the standard rule. 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. 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. You must also know that if you are visiting this country and eat in a restaurant in a large group or with your friends, the restaurant may already added the service charge to your bill upon check out. There would not be a problem if the customer decides not to add the tip because basically, they have already paid for it. There are also other places aside from a restaurant in which you could give tips.
The next country is Italy which has a very interesting custom when it comes to giving tips. 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. There is a good reason behind this situation.