Tipping Custom: How Does it Differ in Every Country?
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. Questions like what is tipping and why is it necessary for every country might come into your mind at times and that is just normal. 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. However, in this country, you only tip if you are happy with the service that the certain company gave you. 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. 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. 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.