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Word. It's one thing that's always confused me about the US.....
By:  Progressivebreaks (Grumpy Bear; 17264)
Posted on: 11-26-2019 20:03.
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The first time I arrived in NYC, I asked an airport security guy for directions to the taxi rank. He then followed me holding his hand out for a tip.. I thought WTF?

Here in Brazil you never leave tips at restaurants, unless it's a spectactular experience. 10% is usually added to the bill as "service charge". Optional, but most people just pay it. It's similar in the UK in that most places do that, and for the ones that don't, you can tip 10-12% if you wish.

I tip the delivery drivers here a small amount and they're always surprised and very happy.