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. Researching about the custom of the country that you are planning to visit on tipping would be a great tip for you if you want to explore another 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. 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. Most of the time, if you are happy or satisfied with what the service crew showed you, then you will give him or her a tip. 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. 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. 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.