Tipping in Spain is different than in North America. While many service industry professionals earn lower wages and depend on tips for a living in countries like the United States, their Spanish counterparts often earn comparatively higher salaries.
Very little e tipping exists or is expected.
Tipping is also not expected in the majority of sit-down restaurants, you can often just leave the change.
Tipping is more common in elegant restaurants or with larger groups. Most Spaniards still only leave about 5 percent of the total.
Normally no tipping other than rounding up if you wish. Some Spaniards will tip their cab drivers more if he or she performed a special service, such as helping carry luggage from the cab itself into a hotel. Even in this case, though, the total tip never usually exceeds one euro.
Tipping hotel staff in Spain is more common:
Tipping is not expected, but you can leave around 10 percent of your total bill if you wish.
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