Australia travel tips – backpacking Australia safety tips Backpacking Australia safety tips are offered here along with a few links to other websites with much more information. Australia is generally a safe country but it has some challenging landscapes. There are some nasty creatures here as well and different weather conditions and other hazards too….
Australia travel tips – tipping in Australia
Should you tip in Australia? Here is a very brief opinion about tipping in Australia.
Tipping in Australia is something that Australians do not usually do because wages are generally higher than in some other countries. Only staff at the places that are considered to be a bit “snooty” but pay lower wages sometimes expect to receive a tip.
If you are from overseas and feel that you must give anyone a tip then give one to volunteers that you come across that are helpful or taxi drivers and other people who struggle to earn a decent living from their job. Tipping in Australia is considered to be “mostly an American thing” rather than an Aussie practice.
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