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. In order to avoid yourself from being into trouble, it is very important for the people who are planning to visit another country to research and learn about the custom of tipping of the country in where they are going to. 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.
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. 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. When that happens, it would then be the decision of the customer if they will still add a tip by giving them to the server or by the leaving on the table or not at all since they already paid for it through the service charge however, they must know that there will not be a problem if they would decide not to pay for it. There are also other places aside from a restaurant in which you could give tips.
Having an interesting tipping custom is what Italy known of. 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. Of course, it does not mean that they do not give tips at all, it is just that it is not their custom and they have the choice to give or not. People would say that it is weird however, they must know that this situation is normal to them and hey have a good reason for it.