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. 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. 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. 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. Service charges are at times added to the bill when there is a large number of group ate in that restaurant like for instance, there were six people in that group so, the restaurant might charge a service fee for that on top of the 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. 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.