Restaurant tickets: new terms of use, here is what will change at the start of the school year

By Caroline J., Cécile D. Photos by My B. Posted Aug 5, 2022 9:00 AM

Employees can benefit from restaurant tickets now paid up to 19 euros per day for their meals. A ceiling that will be raised, following the measures of the law on purchasing power voted by Parliament. Restaurant vouchers could also be used to pay for all food shopping. Find out now what’s new regarding the use of tickets and restaurant cards and what will change from the start of the 2022 school year.

Companies that do not have a company canteen or canteen pay their employees restaurant coupon, so that they can buy their meals daily. A budget of 19 euros is assigned each day employees who benefit from these tickets. During the pandemic, to help the French and restaurateurs, this ceiling had been doubled: between June 12, 2020 and July 1, 2022, the maximum amount of daily expenditure was 38 euros.

At the beginning of July 2022, therefore, the ceiling rose to 19 euros per day. But this limit will not last. Invitation on the set of BFM-TV on July 22, the Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire had indicated that he was in favor of a increased spending limit.

In these difficult times for our compatriots, I want to make life cheaper, so I am ready to increase the ceiling from 19 to 25 euro. It’s a good proposal from LR deputies, socialists and environmentalists, and I take it “, had indicated the minister.

Since purchasing power bill was passed in Parliament, resulting in several changesconcerning in particular the meal vouchers. So what are these novelties? Here is what will change at the start of the 2022 school year in the use of your restaurant tickets.

On the one hand, the daily limit will be raisedgoing from 19 € to €25. Good news for the beneficiaries of the device, while many foods have seen their prices increase in recent months due to inflation.

Another modality to take into consideration at the start of the school year? The restaurant tickets can be used for all your groceries.

As a reminder, so far, all food products in supermarkets are not payable with meal vouchers. This means of payment makes the difference between the products”directly consumable“and the others, such as eggs, butter or rice, and therefore not eligible for restaurant tickets. It is only when paying, when you discover the famous mention on your receipt” TRD », whether we then discover the products eligible or not for restaurant tickets. But with the law on purchasing power voted by the deputies, this rule will therefore be temporarily relaxed. From the beginning of September 2022and until the end of 2023, it will be possible to pay for all your groceries restaurant thanks to your tickets.

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