# Tip Calculator

Use this free tip calculator to determine the tip and total bill amount. It also creates a custom tip table.

Using the tip calculator is fairly simple.

- First, select the currency from the drop-down list.
- Next, enter the total amount of the bill.
- Next, enter the tip percentage.
- Finally, select the number of people to split the bill between, and then click the "Calculate" button.
- Take a look at the results of your calculation below.

### The Tip Calculator Uses the Following Formulae:

- Total Tip = Bill Amount × (Tip Percentage / 100)
- Total Amount = Bill Amount + Tip Amount
- Tip Per Person = Total Tip / Number of People
- Total Per Person = Total Amount / Number of People

## How to Calculate a Tip Without a Calculator

If you're presented with a bill in a restaurant but don't have your mobile phone or a calculator to hand, there's a quick and easy way to calculate the tip:

First, remove all the pennies from the total bill. So, for example, if the charge is $42.65, round it down to $42.60.

Next, you need to calculate 10 percent of this amount. This is easy. Simply move the decimal point to the left by one place. As such, 10 percent of $42.60 is $4.26. To make life easier, depending on how generous you're feeling, you can then round this figure up or down, to $4.20 or $4.30 respectively.

From there, you can easily calculate both 20 percent and 15 percent of the bill.

To determine 20 percent, simply double the 10 percent: $4.30 × 2 = $8.60 or $4.20 × 2 =$8.40.

To determine 15 percent, find the 10 percent, round it up or down, and then halve the figure and add it back to the 10 percent. So, for example:

Ten percent of $42.60 is $4.26 rounded to $4.20. Half of $4.20 (i.e., 5 percent) is $2.10. As such, 15 percent of $42.60 is roughly $4.20 + $2.10 = $6.30.

## Reference:

Services | U.K. | U.S. | EU |
---|---|---|---|

Restaurant | 10–15% | 15–20% | 5–10% |

Bellman | £0.5–1/bag | $1–2/bag | €1/bag |

Maids | £0.5–1 | $1–2 | €1 |

Taxi | 10–15% | 15–20% | 5–10% |

Buffet | No tipping | No tipping | No tipping |

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