Are you planning to travel to Denmark? If ‘yes’ then you should make yourself familiar with the tipping etiquette before arriving there. There are a lot of people who visit Denmark every year from different parts of the world for their vacation and business meetings. Due to lack of knowledge on tipping they end up by paying either more or less to the waiters, cab drivers and etc. In fact, tourists will be racking their brains to understand when to tip and how much to tip. If you are one among them then this article is for you.
In this article, we are going to discuss about the tipping guidelines in detail. Tipping generally varies from one location to the other location. Besides, tourists pay a different amount for waiters, cab drivers, hotel bellman, apartment doorman, bartender and etc. If you are planning to rent holiday apartments Copenhagen city centre then have a look below to know how much you should tip for the hotel porter or maid there.
- Hotel Porter or Maid: You can actually pay up to 10% amount on your overall bill to the maid or hotel porter in Denmark. However, this purely depends on the kind of service which they offer to you.
- Waiter: You can give up to 15% amount on your overall bill to the waiters in the restaurants. You can go up to 20% amount on your overall bill if you feel that their services are excellent.
- Cab Driver: You can give 10% to 15% amount on your overall bill to your cab driver.
- Apartment Doorman: You can give 10% to 20% amount on your overall bill to the apartment doorman.
In most of the restaurants in Denmark bill comes with service charges. Hence, the staff there will not expect tip from you separately. However, if you find their services excellent then you can give tip to the waiter who served you.
Even in this case the bill generally comes with service charges. However, you can give tip to the maid or bellman there if you feel like doing. In short, this is purely your choice.
# Taxi Driver
Most of the taxi drivers in Denmark don’t expect tip from you because bill generally comes with service charges. You can give tip to the taxi driver if you really feel like doing so.
Consider the above points while tipping in Denmark.