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9 Etiquette Rules About Tipping You Should Know Before You Travel the World

Reader's Digest Logo By Aly Walansky of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 10: Although many European countries don't have a tipping culture, Greece, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, and a few others are exceptions. In Greece, for example: 'When dining out, or taking taxis, leaving a tip between 5-10 percent based on the level of service is greatly appreciated. It's also polite to tip your hotel maid and tour guide a few euros,' says Bisesto.Looking for deals? Find <a href='http://www.rd.com/advice/travel/cheap-places-to-travel-time-of-year/'>the cheapest time to travel to the hottest destinations</a>.

Tipping can be confusing as the protocol varies by country. In some parts of the world, tipping can be considered rude, whereas in other areas it is rude to avoid.

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