Google has now issued a clarification to reassure that the transaction fees introduced for the U.S. version of Google Pay doesn’t apply to Indian users. “These charges and fees are specific to the US and do not apply to the Google Pay or Google Pay for Business apps in India,” a Google spokesperson said.
Google currently operates two versions of Google Pay – the U.S. version and the Indian version, which was previously known as ‘Tez‘. Since both apps are under the same name, there is always confusion when the company reveals new features for either version of Google Pay.
U.S. version of Google Pay recently got a design revamp that brought the interface closer to the Indian version of Google Pay (Tez) and added neat features like splitting bills among friends and family. It also added a 1.5% or $.31 (whichever is higher) transaction fee on transfers done using a debit card. This transaction fee in question is not applicable to users in India…Read More>>