Posts Tagged ‘ Tipping ’

What’s hot: June 2018

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world

Will tipping become fairer?

May 3rd, 2016 | By

I have never been a fan of tipping believing that good service should be part of the service I buy.

Must we tip?

Sep 1st, 2015 | By
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There will be an investigation into the abuse of tipping after it emerged that some restaurant chains were not passing tips on to their staff.

It’s rude in China and Japan

Aug 12th, 2015 | By

In China and Japan it is rude to tip. I wish it was here and in Europe. And the US. And everywhere else!

Hats off to Gloucester and Sheffield

Nov 24th, 2014 | By

Put it another way, those city dwellers have decided that tipping is outdated and should not be considered when paying bills.

How much to tip. If at all.

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

The travel money provider ICE – International Currency Exchange – has commissioned a survey to see who tips. More usefully is their advice on how much to tip in each place.

Tipping and the Camerons

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By

UPDATE: 8th August 2011. It appears David Cameron went back; ordered more drinks and left almost a 100% Tip! Why? A photo opportunity? A mis-reporting of the service that he received from Miss Ariani?

Tipping: The How and Why

Aug 23rd, 2009 | By

Should you tip? When do you tip? Is it extortion under another name? Guide books offer tedious pages about it.
I offer no solution to help you at all. Sometimes I have tipped, sometimes I have refused and had the odd surly look. Sometimes I have insulted people by leaving a solitary penny because I was so annoyed and I thought that would annoy them as well.