"Tipping Tips in Manila!" People/Local Culture Tip by machomikemd

People/Local Culture, Manila: 26 reviews and 32 photos

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Favorite thing: Tipping is common in Manila, and anything above 10% will gain you undying loyalty if you are a foreigner and if you are a local, tipping 50 pesos and above will be the norm in classy restaurants and hotels.

Restaurants: Even if a service charge is included, custom dictates adding another 5%-10% to the
bill. But Most locals do not tip.

Porters: Service in top hotels is good and should be rewarded with 20 pesos per bag.

Taxis: Most cabs are metered, and rounding up to the next five pesos is a good rule of thumb.

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 20, 2012
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