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Generally tipping is not required or expected in Vietnam. However, any extra money is appreciated. Tipping bellmen is always appreciated, even a token amount. Round up to the nearest 5,000 Dong (or greater) when paying cabbies (you don't want a lot of 1,000 Dong notes since they're almost worthless) There are some some locations where people actively ...


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The most commonly used rule for tipping here is: Between 5 and 10 percent. I think that it's necessary to provide some background to the prices as well: Most restaurants have large profits on drinks, not only on meals, therefore you quite often pay even for plain water, because they don't want to lose their profits. However, no tips are included in the ...


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You've just seen a reason why to avoid tourist trap restaurants in the centre of Prague. My own experience is somewhat different from Jan's, I would say for a dinner or evening beer drinking we usually tip around 10 % and even more if it is convenient when rounding. Of course we go to our favourite places so the service is good (it wouldn't be a favourite ...


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I am not aware of any "common" rule around here except that tip is almost always given by rounding the price up to next multiple of 5 or 10 CZK. Which makes the usual amount depend on the price quite a lot, considering that normal pub where commoners go to lunch the lunch costs around 100 CZK. Tip is not mandatory. It is quite common, but usually not that ...


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Tipping isn't mandatory by definition. Gratuities may be added under certain circumstances as menus often explain in advance (e.g., for a table with unusually many guests), but that is part of the bill, which is mandatory – at least, this is how it works in the USA. My experience with the Czech Republic is limited, but when I tipped a waiter in Brno a few ...



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