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. Of course, when you are travelling into another country, even if not in the United States, you should make sure that you did some research about the tipping custom of that country to make sure that you will not offend other people in that country. 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. 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. 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.
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. 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. On the other hand, this country has a good reason as to why it is not their custom to give tips to the waiter.