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. Of course, when you are travelling into another country, even if not in the United States, you should make sure that you did some research about the tipping custom of that country to make sure that you will not offend other people in that country. Of course, it is inevitable that people would wonder why tips are important to these countries and why is it different in every country. To make sure that people will be educated about the customary tipping of every country, this article was made.
When it comes to the country of United Kingdom, people give tips according to the standard tipping. However, in this country, you only tip if you are happy with the service that the certain company gave you. So, like for example, you ate in a restaurant and the waiter was very polite and serve you well, then after you check out or pay your bill, you will give that waiter a tip through handling it directly to him or just by leaving it on the table. There are times where in the tip was already added to your bill especially if you are eating in a restaurant with more than five people and you could identify it in your bill as service charge. There would not be a problem if the customer decides not to add the tip because basically, they have already paid for it. But of course, people must also be aware that in United Kingdom, giving tip is not only applicable in a restaurant but also anywhere and as long as you are happy with the service of the one who helped you.
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. On the other hand, this country has a good reason as to why it is not their custom to give tips to the waiter.