A lot of people today are aware that when it comes to tipping, the country of United States of America is considered as having citizens that are very generous when it comes to giving tips and that is the reason why, a lot of people from other countries who are just visiting will get shocked when they know if how much they could give as a tip. 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. This article was made in order to make you inform about this matter.
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. The people in United Kingdom usually leaves the tip on the table or they will give it directly to the waiter if they ate in a restaurant and they found the service amazing. 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. 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. 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. Most of the staffs and crews in the country of Italy are very patient when it comes to serving their customers however, it is also known that Italy is not very particular when it comes to giving tips to the people. 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. There is a good reason behind this situation.