Visitors to America get astonished by the number of workers who are used to getting tips. They are left wondering on the amount of tip they are supposed to give. This has resulted from some Americans who visit other countries and give tips excessively. To avoid any social embarrassment, it is good to research on tipping etiquette.
How tips are done in the UK.
Unlike the Americans, People in the UK do not tip on a lot of things. Tips are usually given in clubs, bars and restaurants. Failure to tip in these places at times could make the workers feel that the service was not satisfying enough. In some cases such as an organized party, a service charge is usually added to the cost. This acts as a tip. Failure to do this is considered as rude.
Tipping is not expected in some cases, such as a taxi service. Tipping in such a case would be done more casually, such as by rounding off the money to a denomination that is close, in a higher value. Other places other than the hotel do not require tips in a big way. For the case of a hairdresser, for example, you do not have to pay the tip necessarily You can, however, tell the service provider to keep change.
Italy has incredible working staff and restaurant services in Italy are unbeatable. Italians, however, do not have a tipping culture. Italians rarely use the online tipping calculator. This is even with the good services. Rounding off the bill sometimes happens but is determined as an act of convenience or generosity. The workers rarely way for a tip. Tipping in Italy is not a culture because being a professional, respectable, and pays well. Since Italian waiters are professional, they give their services in a good way without expecting a tip.
Tipping in India.
The development in India has resulted in it getting many USA and Europe visitors. This has resulted in a tipping practice increase in India. When the service is excellent in India, you give a tip of about 5 and 10 percent.
In Japan, people who have good services retreated with respect, but are rarely given tips. Tips are not taken as an offense since people there are very exposed to the western culture.
South American Tips.
If a tip is expected in the South American countries, it is usually added to the bill. The tip might be 10 to 15 percent depending on the place.