Alipay has recently reached a cooperation agreement with Global Blue in which Chinese tourists can use Alipay for tax refund while shopping in Europe according to Sina Tech News.
The details of the service will be announced in mid July. There are over 5,000 merchants from France, Germany, etc. at the beginning and the service will expand in future.
Alipay had started providing tax refund service last year for Chinese tourists in Korea, who only need to fill in the mobile phone number (connected with the corresponding Alipay account), passport number and English name getting it stamped and dropping off at specified post box at airport customs.