What You Need to Know About Tipping Etiquette in Countries Around the World
Not every country treats tipping the same way as North America does. In fact, you will actually offend people some countries if you tip for services. Tipping is usually done on a percentage basis depending on service, and depending on the industry, salaries are extremely low and tipping is meant to make up the difference. But countries like Japan expect service to be top notch at all times, so tipping someone for their work can be considered rude. Before you go on your next trip, make sure you read about tipping practices to ensure you are being respectful and adhering to standard practices. Here are 15 countries with very different tipping styles.