Tipping in China : In Chinese life, Tipping or gratuities are not common.Tipping is a personal matter, please do not feel uneasy about it.What or when you choose to tip depends entirely on how you rate a service but you are not under any obligation to do so.
-> If you are traveling in a small party like 2 to 5 members, then our advice is that to gives the tip approximately
US $8 to US $10 /per guest per day as tips for tour guide
US $4 to US $6 for the driver
US $2 to US $3 for hotel bellboys as a gratitude for their service.
-> Where the tour guide and driver are concerned, tipping become a standard part of this culture, even though it may not be in your home country.
-> It is not customary to leave tips at local restaurants
-> In recognition of the good service, tipping waiters and maids in high-level western restaurants, guides and drivers from an organized tour group, as well as bellhops who take your luggage to the room has become gradually accepted as common practice in China
How much Tips should give : The bellboys or waiters of high-level hotels and western restaurants, 5-30 RMB (US $1 - 5 ) may be appropriated as the tip. In Hotel and restaurants just to tip based on your bill. Generally, 10% - 15% of the bill is the most proper amount. For the tour guide and the driver, 10-70 RMB (1 - 10 US dollars) a day per person is adequate.