Bring Cash for a Tip Even When Paying With a Credit Card

Bring cash for a tipI’ve spoken before about how when traveling abroad, you’ll find that not all restaurants and vendors accept credit cards. Many will not. (And for those that do, you should have a credit card that doesn’t charge a fee like one of these.)

Add another wrinkle to that: Even when a place does accept a credit card, the receipt may not include a space to add a tip. Especially in Europe, this means that any tip must be left in cash. Make sure you bring cash so that you’ll be able to tip as you like and not stuck in a hard spot. As to how much to tip, try one of these tools:

 

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