Tipping In Canada

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.


Tipping Taxi Drivers In Canada Taxis: Tip anywhere from 10-20% based on the ride and how the driver treats you.


Tipping In Hotels In Canada 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


Tipping In Restaurants In Canada 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.


Tipping In Bars In Canada Bars: You should tip $1 a drink, or 15-20% of the total bill if you are getting table service.


Other Places To Tip In Canada 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.