Tipping In Kenya

Tipping in Kenya can be a bit confusing even if you are simply going on a safari. Don’t worry we have it covered in our guide below! No matter if you go to Nairobi or Malindi you should be prepared to tip a bit. Enjoy your travels though and use our guide to figure out when you should tip on your vacation in Kenya!


Tipping Taxi Drivers In Kenya Taxis: Tipping taxi drivers in Kenya is not expected, but if it was a pleasant ride then you should round up.


Tipping In Hotels In Kenya
Hotels: Tipping the bell boy and maid in Kenya is pretty common. You should tip around 100-200KES to the bell boy and 500 KES for the week to the maid.


Tipping In Restaurants In Kenya Restaurants: Tipping waiters in Kenya is common, you should aim to tip around 10% of the bill.


Tipping In Bars In Kenya Bars: Like restaurants, tipping bar tenders in Kenya is also common. You should tip 30 – 50 KES per round or 10% of the total bill.


Other Places To Tip In Kenya Other: If you are taking a safari in Keyna be prepared to tip. You should tip the guide 500 KES per person per day and the driver about half that amount.