Tipping or service fees is widespread across North America, Canada and also some places in Asia. USA is a country where most people tip in restaurants, bars or any sit-down dining outlets, but the practice is increasingly common also in other places where a service is provided (such as massages, services, sexual services and tourism).
Also, in general, people tip taxicab drivers, hair dressers and hotel doormen.
Baristas boast with a tip jar next to the payment screen and cashiers at more and more establishments prompt customers to to tip by offering a little extra on the top of their service and to ensure the satisfaction.
Currency – Singapore Dollar (SGD)
The Singapore dollar has been the strongest currency in the region of South East Asia for years!
- There hundreds of money exchange places at Mustafa shopping Centre just off Little India’s main strip, Serangoon Road as well as almost any of major shopping centre Island-wild.
What do you know about Singapore Currency-Tipping?? This is a useful currency converter:
Tipping – If you are eating at a nicer restaurant and would like to leave a tip, 10% of the bill is considered the standard amount in Singapore, but be sure to hand it directly to your server.
Many places don’t have a set standard for tipping, so this is probably one of the only grey areas. In addition, it is customary to leave a little tip for bellhops. Other than these two instances, don’t feel the need to tip.