RESTAURANTS Tipping is optional. If you’d like to acknowledge good service, Htein Cho, a concierge at The Strand, in Rangoon, suggests between 2,000 and 10,000 kyat ($2–$10), depending on the cost of the meal.
HOTELS There’s no standard, but 5,000 kyat (about $5) each for the housekeeper, porter, and concierge is acceptable.
TAXIS “Drivers won’t be upset if you don’t tip,” says Cho.
DOLLARS ACCEPTED? Sometimes—but come prepared with local currency.