To Tip or Not to Tip?


When travelling on a budget one issue that can arise is whether one should tip or not. In some countries (like the U.S.) it is expected to tip 15-20% and in others this can be lower or non-existent (or even banned).

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Don’t worry any longer! Conde Nast Traveler has a great Global Tipping Guide to help you wherever your travels take you. See below for some interesting highlights:

  • Dubai: “Dubai’s government mandates adding a 10 percent service charge to all bills at hotels, restaurants, and bars”
  • Cambodia: “About $1 per diner for the waiter”
  • China: “The law of the land, and the rule at many hotels, is no tipping whatsoever.”

To read more click here.

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To Tip or Not to Tip?
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When travelling on a budget one issue that can arise is whether one should tip or not. In some countries (like the U.S.) it is expected to tip 15-20% and in others this can be lower or non-existent (or even banned).
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