Global Tipping Guide: How the Gulf States compare

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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

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