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Tipping Guidelines

Worldwide Tipping Guide


Country Restaurants Porters Taxis
Armenia 10% 50 cents-$1 per bag None
Australia 10% in fine restaurants only $2 per bag Round Up
Austria 5% above service charge $1-$2 per bag Round Up
Azerbaijan 10% 50 cents-$1
per bag
None
Bahamas 10% $1 per bag 10%
Bahrain 10% $1-$2 per bag 10%
Belgium 10% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Bolivia 10% 75 cents per bag 10%
Brazil 10-15% $1 per bag 10%
Brunei None None None
Bulgaria 10% $1 per bag Round Up
Canada 15% $1-$2 per bag 10%
Cayman Isles 15% if no service charge $1 per bag 10%
Chile 10% in addition to service charge $1 per bag None
China 3% in major cities $1-$2 total None
Colombia 10% 75 cents per bag None
Costa Rica None $1 per bag 10%
Cuba $1 for special service $1 for special service $1 for special service
Czech Rep 5-10% $1 per bag Round Up
Denmark None $1 per bag Round Up
Ecuador 10% if no service charge 75 cents per bag None
Egypt 5-10% + service charge $1 per bag Round Up
England 10% if no service charge $1 per bag 15%
Fiji None None Round Up
Finland 10% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
France 5-10% $1 per bag Round Up
Germany 5-10% $1 per bag Round Up
Greece 5-10% in addition to service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Guatemala 10% in addition to service charge $1 per bag 10%
Holland 5-10% $1 per bag Round Up
Hong Kong 10% in addition to
service charge
$1 per bag Round Up
Hungary 10% if no service charge None Round Up
Iceland 10% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
India 10% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Indonesia 10% 50 cents total Round Up
Ireland 10-15% $1 per bag Round Up
Israel 12-15% if no service charge $1 per bag 12-15%
Italy 10% in addition to
service charge
$1 per bag Round Up
Japan Tipping is perceived
as insulting
None None
Kenya 5% if no service charge 50 cents per bag None
Luxembourg 5-10% $1 per bag Round Up
Macao 10% in addition to service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Madagascar 10% 50 cents per bag Round Up
Malaysia None None None
Mexico 10-15% $1 50 cents
Morocco Leave loose change 50 cents per bag Round Up
New Zealand None None None
Nicaragua 10% for special service $1 per bag 10%
Norway 10% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Oman None None None
Paraguay 10% 75 cents per bag 10%
Peru Up to 10% for special service 75 cents per bag None
Philippines 10% 50 cents-$1 per bag Round Up
Poland 10% $1 per bag Round Up
Portugal 10-15% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Romania Round Up $1 per bag Round Up
Russia 10-15% $1 per bag Round Up
Samoa None None None
Saudi Arabia 10-15% $1-$2 per bag 10%
Scotland 10-15% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Singapore None None None
South Africa 10% if no service charge 50 cents total 10%
South Korea None None None
Spain 7-10% in addition to service charge $1 per bag 10%
Sweden 10% if no service charge $1 per bag Round Up
Switzerland Round up $1 per bag Round Up
Taiwan 10% if no service charge $1 per bag None
Tanzania 10% None None
Thailand None None None
Turkey Round Up $1 per bag Round Up
Ukraine 10% $1 per bag Round Up
United Arab Emirates None None None
United States 15-20% $1-$2 per bag 10-15%
Venezuela 10% 75 cents per bag 10%
Vietnam Tipping is illegal None None
Wales 10% if no service charge $1 per bag 10%


Tipping Guidelines content courtesy of Magellans.com. Provided by CCRA International.