TippingIs considered a small reward for someone who helps you transport your bags, or gives service in some way. Ten rupees is generally considered sufficient for small services.
In restaurants you may tip up to ten percent of the price of the meal.
Drivers may be tipped up to 150INR a day.
At temples or holy places you may see people sitting at the gates waiting for some small baksheesh, it is appropriate to give a small coin to each.
With children, you may wish to give food rather than money.
BaksheeshWhen you want to bend the rules a little in your favour.