Tipping Etiquette Around the World
Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is all over the news for reportedly not leaving a tip after dining in Rome.
Evidently, there was a 10% service charge on the bill, which is customary in Italy, but expectations are that Americans will add another 10% above that.
It seems that because we generally tip 15-20% here in the United States, our Italian friends have come to expect the same treatment. However, the customary 10% from the locals is just fine.
World Tipping Etiquette Guide
To help you get a basic understanding of the world’s general tipping etiquettes, I have provided this mint.com info-graphic to give you a place to start from.
Of course, generosity above and beyond expectations is always a nice thing!
Note: click the graphic for a larger view. If you can’t read this larger version, there’s an even bigger one here.
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