How it works

No swiping necessary
Sign of contactless payments on the payment terminal

Look for the symbol

Look for the symbol at checkout.

A man paying with his smartphone

Wave your card or device

Wave your card or device in front of the reader and wait for confirmation.

Shopping bags

Collect your purchases

You may ask for a receipt if you want one. Otherwise—you’re all set.


Contactless payments are:

  • Convenient – no more searching for money or signing a check.
  • Fast – contactless payment in a few seconds.
  • Safe – when paying contactless, you don't take the card out of your hands.


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Q + A

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