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The Custom of Tipping: How It Works In Different Countries

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.

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. So, like for example, you ate in a restaurant and the waiter was very polite and serve you well, then after you check out or pay your bill, you will give that waiter a tip through handling it directly to him or just by leaving it on the table. 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. 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. 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. On the other hand, this country has a good reason as to why it is not their custom to give tips to the waiter.