United States

North America

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Where do I start? This is my home country. Hmmm, I'll write this later. ;) Information coming soon!

Tipping Practices

General:
Americans tip probably more than any other country. It make it tough for a budget traveler!
Restaurants:
For sit-down service, 20% has become the norm although you can get away with 15%. For counter service, you only need to tip (they usually have a jar) if you feel like it. Then maybe a dollar or two. In bars, you tip approximately $1 per drink but if you run a tab, 15-20%.
Other:
For spa services, 15-20% (hair dresser, massage, etc.). Porters, $1-$2 per bag.

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