Zulu: Theme 8 - At the filling station

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Tipping is not obligatory in South Africa, but much appreciated. If the service at a garage or restaurant has been good, you may want to leave a tip. All restaurants allow customers paying by credit card to add a tip of at least 10% of the total amount to the price of the meal.  Some restaurants, however, already include a service charge. Many motorists prefer to give petrol attendants a small tip, especially when extra service such as cleaning the windscreen has been rendered. To tip a petrol attendant or a waiter in a hotel, you may say: “Siyabonga kakhulu. Nali ithiphu lakho.”