HOW TO: Tip In Japan

Good news: You’re not supposed to tip in Japan! Here’s what you should no about dishing out your pocket change here:

Restaurants: Tipping is considered rude, although some Westernized restaurants may add gratuity to the bill.

Hotel porters: None

Taxis: None


Photo: Joseph Pasaoa via Fotki

Sources:, LonelyPlanet, Frommers, and

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