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. The goal of this article is to make sure that people will get proper knowledge on the tipping customs of different countries.
When it comes to the country of United Kingdom, people give tips according to the standard tipping. Giving tip usually indicates that you are satisfied with the service that the staff 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. 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. A restaurant is not the only place where people give tips in United Kingdom but also any place where they receive help from someone.
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. Since it is not included in the custom of their country, they have the choice to give tips or not. There is a good reason behind this situation.