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Gratuity Standards Around the World – Part 2

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Awhile back, we discussed tipping and the appropriate gratuity offerings according to countries you visit. That list was very much incomplete, and should be used as a rough guide on your travels. We’d love to break down the standards in all 192 nations recognized by the UN, but that would take quite some time. Maybe we’ll make it an ongoing series. Here’s the second gratuity standards installment. (more…)

Gratuity Standards Around the World

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

In the United States, most people use an exact formula to calculate how much gratuity they pay to those in the service industry. For others, a tip is paid according to the quality of service(s) received. It can be a sensitive topic.

Various restaurants pay their wait staff real viagra without prescription low wages, with the expectation that gratuities from patrons will supplement their income. Unfortunately, that expectation is not always met, and even first-class servers can find themselves short-changed at times. Leaving a tip is always optional, but the customs in some countries are more firm than others. Here are a few gratuity standards. (more…)


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