Russia launched a tip service when paying with a bank card

The Russians now have the opportunity to leave a tip to the waiter when paying with a bank card. Service

of cashless transfer of tips to personal cards of employees of cafes and restaurants was launched by PSB together with specialists of the Mir payment system.

It is reported that the service will be able to use the owners of establishments that are on the acquiring service of the bank. This is stated in a press release from the Mir payment system.

So, in order to take advantage ofWith this innovation, guests, when paying the bill, can independently enter on the POS-terminal the amount they plan to leave to the waiter for service. It is noted that the tip should be within 20% of the order value. Payment is made in total, like a regular card transaction. Thus, the owners of establishments do not need to install additional devices, and customers can transfer money to the waiters in the usual way, using a card or smartphone.