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Sri Lanka-Currency-Tipping

Last updated on January 11th, 2017 at 02:38 am

Sri Lanka-Currency-Tipping!

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.

What do you know about Sri Lanka-Currency-Tipping

Sri Lankan currency is Rupee. For exchange rates, visit 
Notes come in 10s, 20s, 50s, 100s, 200s, 500s, 1000s, 2000s and 5000s.
Visitors to Sri Lanka carrying more than US$10,000 need to declare the amount to customs upon arrival.

The best way to exchanged  your  concurrency at the airport before leave the departure terminal. There so many black market currency exchanges are available in COLOMBO  the commercial capital of Sri lanka!    

Tipping is customary and varies, but around 10% of the total fee is recommended for restaurants, bars and drivers. A 10% service charge is often automatically added to food and accommodation bills; but note that this goes to the business and not the individual worker.