Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

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tonee
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Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by tonee » Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:11 pm

Lovely meals as always,ten of us but come to pay by card and said cash only,no card machine,surprised me as it can be busy at times.

trevnhil
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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by trevnhil » Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:40 pm

Obviously the rule / law has not yet been brought in where businesses have to allow customers the choice of card or cash
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tonee
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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by tonee » Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:28 pm

Perhaps a sign telling customers its cash only would be helpful!

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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by Uncle D » Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:58 pm

Many village tavernas only accept cash. I am surprised you didn't know that.
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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by glang3000 » Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:40 pm

I'm fairly sure there is no Law in any country in Europe that requires that you must take card payments, you can choose what form of payments you take, I.E. Cash, cheques, debit card, credit card perhaps accept credit cards but not Visa cards, however the EU law says that you can not differentiate on price, so you can not discount for cash or charge more for a card.

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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by trevnhil » Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:25 pm

But quite often you can get a better price for cash ... At least we have been able to, but I certainly would not name which outlet it was
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Mrblobby
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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by Mrblobby » Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:22 am

As the law about tax returns for everyone has now been passed perhaps the law on credit cards will also become law .

This from last year .

https://cyprus-mail.com/2019/10/23/gove ... zvAqqkSObU

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mike strand2
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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by mike strand2 » Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:23 pm

I think at the moment their is only one company in CY that facilitates card payments and that's JCC. It would be unlawful not to have at least one other facilitator to provide that service.

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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by Happy in Cyprus » Sun Oct 04, 2020 11:17 pm

You're wrong Mike. JCC are the main facilitators in Cyprus and we use them, but at least one other company works as an intermediary: Gap Vassilopoulos, owner of Akis Express.

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Re: Olive Tree Polemi,cash only

Post by mike strand2 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:48 pm

I saw just a couple of days ago, that the cashback at supermarkets is through RCB.

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