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Tipping is expected in most parts of Mexico. Service workers typically earn a low wage and rely on tips to earn a decent living. Add 10-15% to restaurant bills (if service charge is not already included), and leave a few dollars or pesos for housekeepers, porters, bartenders and guides.
Tipping isn't mandatory or customary in Laos, but a tip of spare change or another small amount would be appreciated by restaurants, drivers and other service workers, especially if the service has been particularly good.
At established restaurants a 10%-15% service charge is usually included in the bill. Where it’s not, 10% is the acceptable gratuity. Although tipping at other places isn't mandatory, it will be much appreciated given the low wages that Leonian service workers are typically paid. Setting aside a small amount for porters, guides and drivers is also a good idea.
Tipping 10-15% for good service is standard practice in restaurants, bars and cafes. Taxi drivers and other service workers like hotel staff generally don't expect tips.
Tipping is done on a voluntary basis in Sweden and is generally left up to the discretion of the customer. If the service in a cafe or restaurant is good, feel free to leave spare change or round up the bill.
A service charge of 10-15% may be added to your bill. If not, tipping is at your discretion.
Generally, tipping is not expected on mainland China, although leaving spare change at restaurants and giving a small amount to porters or bar staff is becoming more commonplace (although not mandatory). Some large hotels and restaurants may already include a 10%-15% surcharge within the bill. The culture of tipping is different in Hong Kong, where taxi drivers and restaurants will usually round up the bill, and service staff like porters will generally expect a tip.
It's customary to tip service workers in Iran, so set aside small amounts for porters, local guides, waiters, drivers and cleaners.
Tipping isn’t mandatory in Uganda but considering that most Ugandans earn little, tips will be appreciated. As a guide, adding 10% in cafes and restaurants is acceptable, although not necessary.
Tips will be appreciated by Syrians, but remember to tip discreetly (no need to grandstand here). If you're satisfied with the services provided, tip as appropriate. Generally, add 10% to cafe and restaurant bills and leave loose change for street vendors. It's also a good idea to tip local guides and drivers - US$2-4 per day is acceptable.