Currency: Armenian dram (AMD).
Custom: No tipping during Soviet era but now common when dining, especially in Yerevan, the capital. Carry small bills as change may not be available.
Curated tipping suggestions:
Hotel Housekeeping/Room Attendant: Not expected.
Hotel Porter/Bellhop: Small tip.
Restaurant (general): 10-15% for average service, 20% for great service. At very casual places or small bills, round up and leave the change. Some places charge a service fee but it is not given to the staff, tip on top of it or go somewhere without this additional charge.
Taxi: None, round up if they were helpful.
Tour Guide or Driver: None expected but if excellent = Guide 10% of price, Driver 5% of price.
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