DETROIT - Don't forget to tip your server! If you're American, there's a good chance you already do. Americans are the second best tippers in the world, behind Germans.
TripAdvisor recently surveyed more than 9,000 travelers in eight countries and found 69% of Germans say they always tip. That's compared to 57% of Americans, 53% of Russians, 40% of Brazilians and 39% of French and British. Italians came in last, at 23%, behind Spanish at 36%.
The survey found that the top reasons Americans tip are: when staff at restaurants or hotels is helpful, friendly or polite.
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