tippmee partners with to facilitate QR code taxi tipping

Thursday 25 May 2023 11:39 CET | News

UK-based taxi and private hire tipping payment platform tippmee has partnered payments service provider to facilitate QR code taxi tipping. 

The partnership comes as tippmee is looking into further expanding its solution in the UK. The company offers a cash-free way for passengers to tip taxi and private hire drivers using a smart headrest cover. Teaming up with will enable tippmee passengers to utilise payment methods such as digital wallets, like Apple Pay and Google Pay, as well as debit and credit cards, regardless of their issuer. 

Jason Rivolta, Co-Founder and CEO of tippmee, commented on the integration of the new payment gateway by saying that working with has allowed them to provide a secure payment experience for passengers while also ensuring drivers receive their tips in a timely manner.

UK-based taxi and private hire tipping payment platform tippmee has partnered payments service provider to facilitate QR code taxi tipping.

tippmee’s payment solution

The cashless payment solution tippmee offers is addressed to employees that rely on tips, and it answers to the rapid decline in the use of cash as consumers have embraced the use of new payment methods. 

As research shows, people have embraced digital payment options all around the world. In Europe in particular, 66% of customers have adopted digital transactions as a means of payment. As a result of this shift, new solutions – that cater to the buyers’ need to be provided with streamlined payment experiences – are necessary. 

Taxi and private drivers that opt for tippmee’s solution receive a headrest cover with a personalised insert that features the driver's unique QR code and NFC tag, which is linked to their bank account. To leave a tip, passengers tap the driver's headrest cover with their smartphone. The company charges a 1% fee on all tips received. Drivers utilising the service can log in and check their balance at all times. The payment for the tips is made directly into the drivers’ bank accounts on Fridays.

In addition, tippmee has also made this solution available for delivery drivers. In this case, drivers receive 95% of their tips paid into their bank accounts every day.

Previous partnerships secured by

Earlier in 2023, announced its partnership with HES FinTech, a Lithuanian provider of lending platforms. Similarly, the partnership was advertised as a way for HES to expand its reach in the UK market.

What is more, in March 2023, teamed up with MultiPay as its hardware provider for in-person payment card terminals.

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Keywords: partnership, payments , fintech, digitalisation, expansion, QR code, PSP, digital wallet, digital payments, NFC
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Companies:, tippmee
Countries: United Kingdom
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