Global Tipping Guide: How the Gulf States compare

To tip or not to tip: the essential travel guide to the Middle East and beyond

The summer season is still in full flow around the world and Gulf residents are more than eager to build up their air miles to escape the heat and head off for the long Eid weekend.

One of the biggest conundrums when travelling is deciphering the tipping culture in the country you are visiting.

Whether it’s a taxi in Dubai, a hotel in Bahrain or a restaurant in Qatar, the “Travelex Savvy Traveller Guide” aims to answer the vital question of whether to tip or not to tip, in a bid to avoid any cultural misunderstandings.

Check out its list to see how the Gulf states compare with some of the biggest tourist destinations in the world.

Data compiled by www.travelex-corporate.com

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Checking in to Africa's hospitality revolution

Checking in to Africa's hospitality revolution

With the African population soaring by 30 million people a year...

Arabs flee Gulf heat for Alpine idyll, despite talk of veil ban

Arabs flee Gulf heat for Alpine idyll, despite talk of veil ban

Zell am See's high mountains, dense forests and crystal-clear...

Park life: Is the UAE ready for a rollercoaster ride?

Park life: Is the UAE ready for a rollercoaster ride?

How the UAE's many new theme park projects will be able to co...

Most Discussed
sponsoredTracking