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    A Guide To Tipping Around The World

    guide to tipping around the world

    Traveling to a new location this summer? Be prepared for your trip by knowing the tipping customs ahead of time, which vary by country. 

    ARGENTINA
    Currency: Argentine Peso
    Restaurant and room service tipping are voluntary; 10 percent is standard.
    Bartenders may have a tip jar.
    Taxi drivers are not tipped.

    AUSTRALIA
    Currency: Australian Dollar
    Tipping is optional, though tip jars in bars and restaurants are becoming more common.

    AUSTRIA
    Currency: Euro
    Restaurant tipping is optional, but it’s customary to round the bill up to the nearest 10 euros for good service.
    Taxi drivers should be tipped 10 to 15 percent of the fare.

    COLOMBIA
    Currency: Colombian Peso
    Restaurant and bar tipping are uncommon, though some fine dining establishments add a 10 to 15 percent tip to the bill.
    Taxi drivers are not tipped.

    CROATIA
    Currency: Kuna
    In restaurants and taxis, round up the bill to the nearest 10 kunas for good service.

    CUBA
    Currency: Cuban Peso
    Tipping is not customary in Cuba.

    FRANCE
    Currency: Euro
    Restaurant tipping is optional; a 15 percent service charge is included in the bill.
    Bartenders are not tipped.
    Taxi drivers should be tipped 10 to 15 percent of the fare.

    GREECE
    Currency: Euro
    In restaurants and taxis, round up the bill to the nearest 10 euros for good service.

    ITALY 
    Currency: Euro
    Restaurant tipping is optional as a service charge is usually included in the bill.
    Bartenders and taxi drivers aren’t tipped.

    JAPAN
    Currency: Yen
    Tips are not customary in Japan and may be refused.

    PORTUGAL
    Currency: Euro
    Restaurant tipping is typically 10 percent for good service.
    Taxi drivers are often tipped by rounding the fare up to the nearest 5-euro mark.
    Room service is tipped at 1 euro per day for the hotel staff.

    SPAIN
    Currency: Euro
    Restaurant tipping is optional as a service charge is usually included in the bill.
    Bartenders and taxi drivers aren’t tipped.

    THAILAND
    Currency: Baht
    Tipping is appreciated but not expected in Thailand. Leaving spare change in restaurants is customary; 5 to 10 percent tips are common for excellent service.
    Taxi drivers are often tipped by rounding the fare up to the nearest 10 bahts.

    UNITED KINGDOM
    Currency: Pound Sterling
    Restaurant and room service tipping is optional; 10 percent is appropriate.
    Bar tipping is uncommon.
    Taxi drivers are not tipped.

    UNITED STATES
    Currency: U.S. Dollar
    Restaurant tipping in the U.S. is common for sit-down service, though rates vary. On the coasts and in large cities, the standard is about 20 percent; in smaller towns and Midwestern locations, 15 percent is acceptable. Fast food servers are not tipped.
    Bar tipping is $1 per drink.
    Taxi drivers get 10 to 15 percent of the fare for good service.
    Room service tips are optional; the service charge is typically included.

    VIETNAM
    Currency: Dong
    Tipping is not customary in Vietnam.

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