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Holiday Tipping Etiquette — Here's What You Need to Know

GOBankingRates Logo By Valerie Ashton of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 34: Tipping is a custom everyone is expected to instinctively understand. If you don’t know how much to tip in a given situation, you might feel too awkward to ask. Around the holidays, it’s important to remember that holiday tipping is really about saying “thank you.” Some might argue that tipping is going extinct — especially as some businesses and restaurants in the U.S. adopt no-tip policies — but this practice hasn’t disappeared yet. If you always have a hard time figuring out how much to tip for the holidays, ’tis the season to review these tipping guidelines so you can give the best tip during this season of giving.

Here's What You Need to Know About Holiday Tipping

Tipping is a custom everyone is expected to instinctively understand. If you don’t know how much to tip in a given situation, you might feel too awkward to ask. Around the holidays, it’s important to remember that holiday tipping is really about saying “thank you.”

Some might argue that tipping is going extinct — especially as some businesses and restaurants in the U.S. adopt no-tip policies — but this practice hasn’t disappeared yet. If you always have a hard time figuring out how much to tip for the holidays, ’tis the season to review these tipping guidelines so you can give the best tip during this season of giving.

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