tipping in restaurants

World Wide Tipping Guide

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 insult the waiter? Did you realize that many European hotels and restaurants add the tip to your bill? Tipping can be confusing for overseas travelers. [...]

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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