Restaurant vouchers: where to use the 25 euro cap?

Holders of restaurant vouchers can rejoice, the daily limit for the use of these tickets has increased from 19 to 25 euros since Saturday, October 1, 2022. Where can you use your restaurant tickets? Answers.

  Restaurant vouchers: where to use the 25 euro cap?

[Updated October 3, 2022 at 4:46 p.m.] The noise was already circulating since this summer , the announcement is now official . Since Saturday October 1, 2022 , the ceiling for restaurant tickets has been raised. 'In these difficult times for our compatriots, I want to make life less expensive, so I am ready to increase the ceiling from 19 to 25 euros ', declared Bruno the Mayor to BFMTV.

As a reminder, since the start of the school year in September, the rules of use of these tickets were modified . From this date it is possible to pay all food products when shopping in the supermarket, whether they are directly consumable or not . Thus, pasta, rice, preserves, meat, fish, etc., are eligible. This is currently valid until December 31, 2023, And of course this new ceiling also applies in restaurants.

What is the ceiling for restaurant tickets?

The ceiling for restaurant tickets is 25 euros per day, regardless of the place of expenditure - restaurant or grocery store -since October 1, 2022. But restaurant vouchers cannot be used on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays .

What is the maximum amount for a meal ticket?

The ceiling exemption from the employer's contribution to meal vouchers is €5.92 for securities issued until the end of December 2022. This means that for the value tickets distributed between September 1 and December 31, 2022, must be between €9.87 and €11.84 . Indeed, the participation of the employer must be located between 50 and 60% of the ticket value to benefit from an exemption from social security contributions.

Do bakeries take restaurant tickets?

A very simple way to know if an establishment whether or not to take the titles -restaurant is to see if the latter has a sign announcing it on the door or at the checkout. However, be aware that restaurant tickets are generally accepted in bakery as in most traditional and fast food establishments, large and medium surfaces and on the platforms of deliveries (Deliveroo, Just Eat..).

How do I get refunds for expired restaurant tickets?

If your restaurant tickets have expired, don't panic, nothing is lost...provided you take the lead. The law provides for the possibility for employees to exchange them for new vintage titles. How it works ? Return your expired restaurant tickets to your employer within 15 days of the end of their period of use.