tipping in restaurants

Tipping cheat sheet for Europe

My Vacation Lady gets asked this a lot.  With about half of our agency's honeymooners and clients heading to Europe this year, here are some tips on Tipping in European countries. In the US, we are quick to add 20% to a restaurant bill.  We tip just about everyone but in Europe, it's very different. [...]

World Wide Tipping Guide

Every couple of years, we put this out again to help our clients figure out how to tip when they are traveling around the world. Americans are used to tipping for services rendered but that isn’t the case for every country around the world. Did you know that by tipping in Japanese restaurant, you will [...]

What to tip a waiter- almost anywhere in the world

In the U.S., we are used to tipping our waiters and waitresses between 15-20% of the bill but  in many countries around the world, that's not the norm  Did you know that tipping can be considered an insult in some countries? In Australia and New Zealand, tipping is not required nor expected so unless service is exceptional, [...]

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