Tipping In Canada is just as common as the US! Being the neighbor of the US, Canada has absorbed a lot of the tipping policies and guidelines that the US has. Don’t let that stop you though, as Canada is home to great wildlife, amazing mountains and a range of outdoor activities. Use our tipping guide below to figure out when you should tip and how much you should tip on your travels through out Canada.
Taxis: Tip anywhere from 10-20% based on the ride and how the driver treats you.
Hotels: If the bell boy was to handle your baggage then you should give him $1-2 a bag. You should give the door man $1-2 for helping you with taxis or if they are a valet also. You should also tip the maid about $2-5 a night depending on the hotel you are staying at
Restaurants: Tipping at restaurants is between 15-20%. Usually 18% is the average for good service. You should check the bill to make sure it isn’t already included.
Bars: You should tip $1 a drink, or 15-20% of the total bill if you are getting table service.
Other: Tipping is very common in the service industry in the Canada. You should carry cash on you as you will be expected to tip often. A good rule of thumb is to tip 15-20% of the bill. If there is no bill to tip on then $1-2 is usually enough.