How much to tip servers, taxi drivers, and hotel staff in 49 countries around the world

  • Figuring out how much to tip for different services in your own country can be difficult — and the rules change completely when you travel abroad.

  • America has a reputation for tipping, while many European countries are known for not tipping.

  • GoCompare broke down just how much to tip servers, taxi drivers, and hotel staff in 49 countries around the world.

Figuring out how much to tip— and when to tip — is already complicated enough in the country you live in. But in a different country where customs and practices vary, tipping can come with a whole new set of rules.

America has a reputation for tipping, while many European countries are known for not tipping. In fact, in some countries, tipping is even considered rude. More confusing yet are the countries where tipping isn't common practice, but has tourist areas that expect tips regardless.

What's a traveler to do?

Luckily, travel insurance website GoCompare broke down just how much you should tip servers, taxi drivers, and hotel housekeeping, porters, and doormen in 49 countries around the world.

Below, save yourself any awkward moments and find out how much to tip no matter where you travel to, from Abu Dhabi and Australia to Sri Lanka and Spain.