Tipping in Mexico

Costa Maya Mahahual

A lot of people ask me when they come to Mexico, how much should I tip and when.  I am in several ExPat groups and someone sent me this article for my blog, and I thought I would share.

This article is from http://www.mexperience.com, and is a very popular website for ExPats in Mexico.

Reading this should help you with any questions on how much to tip and when.

Thanks, Stewart Rogers USA-South Carolina

The Real Value of Your Tip

Tipping people for services rendered is a practice that is deeply engrained into Mexican culture.

Many of the people working in Mexico’s tourism and catering service industries earn a low minimum wage and depend upon your tips to earn their living.   The importance of earning those tips, coupled with extensive training programs rolled-out nationwide out by Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism, have caused service levels in Mexico to increase remarkably…

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