"Bakshish" Cairo Local Custom Tip by belgrade03

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by belgrade03

It is normal that everyone in Egypt expect "bakshish" e.g a tip. And literally everyone! From the luggage carriers to ministers, for the former I can tell from my personal experience while for the latter so I've heard. You can give a usual tip of 10% of the bill but you can also give whatever the amount you choose. They will always ask for more :)

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  • Written Mar 3, 2004
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