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Tipping culture around the globe

Tipping culture around the globe | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

For people traveling to a new destination it is quite common not to be fully aware of the local customs and cultural differences in many situations. In many parts of North America, 15 to 20 per cent extra is expected in restaurants. However, travellers to Japan and China aren't expected to tip services provided. Gratuities might be even extremely costly to some workers in China, since accepting tips can be even cause for being fired. Click here to read more.


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denise's curator insight, December 15, 2014 11:20 AM

Tipping around the world, how not to offend.

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A guide to tipping in different countries

A guide to tipping in different countries | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Working out how much to tip can be like navigating a minefield when you're visiting a foreign country. On the one hand you don't want to look like a cheapskate, but on the other you know your travel budget isn't endless and you don't want to look like an idiot. Here's a quick overview of how much to tip for services at restaurants and hotels around the world.

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