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Maxima self checkout

How to use Maxima self checkout (it accepts cash) ?

Self-checkout (also known as self-service checkout and as semi-attended customer-activated terminalSACAT) machines provide a mechanism for customers to process their own purchases from a retailer. They are an alternative to the traditional cashier-staffed checkout. The customer performs the job of the cashier themselves, by scanning and applying payment[clarification needed] for the items. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-checkout

Prisma self-checkout in Tallinn

How to use Prisma self-checkout in Tallinn


Self-checkout done at Sikupilli Prisma in Tallinn.Quite fast and easy to do.Changing the menu language does not change the language on the payment terminal

Self-checkout machines provide a mechanism for customers to process their own purchases from a retailer. They are an alternative to the traditional cashier-staffed checkout. The customer performs the job of the cashier themselves, by scanning and applying payment for the items. Wikipedia

mTasku

How to use mTasku – Estonian payment app


1.Download the app and register as a user
2.Add suitable payment and loyalty cards
3.In order to pay, open the QR code scanner on your phone and scan the code or touch the NFC mark.
4.Choose a suitable loyalty card (select it with a tap on the image of the correct card)
5.Choose a suitable payment card for the marked spot (by dragging the image of the card to the marked spot on the left)
6.Confirm the payment by tapping the “PAY” button
more information about mTasku https://www.mtasku.ee/en/

Tax free shopping in Tallinn

Travelers who live outside the European Union (EU) are entitled to claim back the VAT/GST on their purchases, if they are exported from the EU within three months plus months of purchase. Total sales price of the  purchased goods must be at least 38,36 EUR (incl. VAT) in a store per day.

The VAT in Estonia is 20% for goods.

The process is very easy you need to buy the product at a store with a Global Blue logo fill a Tax Free Form and stamp it at the customs while exiting the EU, after that you cash the VAT – the service fee from a Refund Counter.

For more information how to shop tax free go to www.globalblue.com

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