Currency: British pound/pound sterling (GBP, £). Credit cards widely accepted.
Local custom: Tipping at dining places is customary, not elsewhere.
Curated tipping suggestions:
Bartender: Leave the change or up to 10%.
Café: Round up or add £1-2.
Hair Salon (general): 10%.
Hotel Housekeeping/Room Attendant: Not expected. £1-2 per night left on a pillow daily (staff changes).
Hotel Porter/Bellhop: £2 per bag, maximum £5.
Restaurant (general): Check if a service charge is included in price/bill. If not, then 10%, in fancy places 15%.
Taxi: Round up to next £.
Tour – Guide or Driver: Guide = all day group £5, half day group £2-3.
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