Tipping is confusing in general, but all bets are off when visiting a foreign country where customs and expectations may be completely different than they are back at home.
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In a restaurant: The tip for your server(s) is included in your bill as a service fee, but it is customary to leave some additional euro coins on the table if the service was memorable. Note that if you’re paying with a credit card, there’s typically not even an option to add a tip during that process, so be sure to bring some cash with you.
At the bar: Leave some spare change or round up to the nearest euro.
In a taxi: Drivers aren’t expecting a tip, but again, round up if you were pleased with the ride.
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In a restaurant: A 10 per cent tip is usually included on your restaurant bill. If it is not, feel free to add this nominal percentage as a tip for your server(s).
At the bar: No tip is necessary.
In a taxi: Just round up the fare to the nearest real (Brazilian currency) if service was good. There is not an expectation of an additional tip above and beyond the round-up.
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In a restaurant: The tip is usually included in the bill, but many locals and tourists alike will leave an extra €1 to €2 on the table for good service. If you do not see a tip included on the bill, tip your server around 10 per cent.
At the bar: Round up to the nearest euro per drink. It is okay to give a good tip, although this is never expected.
In a taxi: Tips aren’t expected but round up if the ride was pleasant.