"Should I tip for WC or not?" Munich Local Custom Tip by wildstrawberries

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There are 3 kinds of WCs in Munich:

1) Unattended(free) - in U-bahn stations mostly

2) Attended - in shopping centres/fastfood restaurants

3) Unattended (Coin-operated lock) - in less crowded towns or nearer to the countryside

If you feel obligated to pay for toilet usage, DON'T! Many locals are put off by this practice of paying for use of toilet/tipping of this so-called 'keeper', who DOESN'T actually clean the toilet.

I often wonder why McDonald's and Burger King allow these people to sit outside the toilet collecting a faux-compulsory fee for usage of their WCs. If you must, tip the cleaners.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2003
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