Tipping Custom: How Does it Differ in Every Country?
As we all know, United States of America is one of the most popular countries in the world to visit to and of course, it is not a surprise that most of the people visit their however, most of the time, it is surprising to the people who are visiting this country to witness how people give tips to the workers who serve them. 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.
Standard tipping is being followed in the country of United Kingdom. However, in this country, you only tip if you are happy with the service that the certain company 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. 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.
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. They could give tips if they want to however, since it is not their custom, then it is just normal if they decide not to. There is a good reason behind this situation.