How Much Should I Tip My Guides? FAQs

Tipping the tour guide

Tipping Etiquette in Spain: Understanding the Norms

We often get asked ‘How much should I tip my guides?’ when walking or cycling the Camino de Santiago. Below, we’ve gathered information on standard practices in Spain to guide you.

General Practice in Spain

Tipping in Spain is not a common custom across various services, including restaurants and taxis. It’s not expected as part of the everyday culture.

Guided Tours: Should I Tip?

Guided Tours Exception

On specialised services like guided tours, tipping is appreciated but not mandatory.

Showing Appreciation

If you feel that your Camino experience has been enhanced, consider tipping.

Suggested Tip Amount

A tip of 5% to 10% of the tour cost is seen as very generous. This is a way to acknowledge exceptional service and effort.

If you have any questions or need help planning your Camino de Santiago adventure, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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