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Pay as you go card reader

Smartpay Anywhere

No contract. No monthly fee. No stress. Just pocket-sized payment power

Meet the Smartpay Anywhere card reader

One-off fee

£29 plus VAT

Contract length

Pay as you go

Transaction costs


Smartpay anywhere

Payments power at a pocket-sized price

Our Smartpay Anywhere solution gives you all you need to take cards, track sales, and tackle admin, whatever your business type.

  • Pay a one-off price of £29 (plus VAT) for the device
  • 1.6% transaction fee on pay as you go plan, (personalised pricing plans are also available*)
  • No contract tie-in, simply pay as you trade
  • Get paid the next day to give your cash flow a boost
  • 24/7 access to our customer support team
What can it do for you

Four more benefits for your business

One account for all expenses

Offer more payment choice

Accept cards and digital wallets, including Amex and Apple Pay.

Easily control spending

Make daily admin easier

Get a free FreshBooks account when you take payments with us.Δ

Finances that adapt

See real-time sales data

Track sales and export reports from the app and online dashboard.

Expertise you can trust

Expertise you can trust

Benefit from over 60 years of trusted payment know-how.

Get going with the Smartpay Anywhere app

Add basket items to avoid calculation errors – and make sure nothing gets missed from the final bill.

You can also help to reduce admin time – and environmental impact – by sending email receipts. Find out how the app works best with your business here or check out the video.

App is compatible with Android 10 and iOS 15 and above.

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What you’ll get with your Smartpay Anywhere solution

Card reader

Your Smartpay Anywhere device comes with a USB charging cable.

App on your phone or tablet

Use it to take payments with the card reader and manage your business.

Online portal

Tailor it to your needs, such as changing settings, managing employees and accessing reports.

Help and support, 24/7

You’ll have a set-up guide to get you started, access to our online help hub and a dedicated support team.


Make managing your business simpler

Here are two ways the Smartpay Anywhere app and portal can help you run your business.

Taking fast and flexible payments

Take contactless and digital wallet payments, as well as applying discounts and offering refunds. Plus, customise product listings for a quick checkout experience.

Tracking sales and tackling admin

Keep track of sales with easy-to-read reports – and integrate popular accountancy software to help you manage your books and tax returns.

Ready to apply?

Step one

If you’re new to taking payments, apply online. Then we’ll fast-track you over to application checks.

Step two

We’ll check your application and if all’s good, we’ll courier your card reader so you can start taking payments.

Step three

When you’ve got your card reader, set up your account and see how the payments process works here.

*Personalised pricing plans are available to meet bigger business needs, with variable fees for high-volume or high-value transactions. Call 0800 158 5149, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, to find out more.

  • Settlement terms may vary. To receive next-day settlement, transactions need to be taken before 7pm. 
  • ΔFree FreshBooks Plus plan available for selected Barclaycard customers only. FreshBooks reserves the right to terminate free accounts that do not belong to an existing Barclaycard customer. The partners may receive a revenue share from each other on approved applications.

  • View your terms and conditions. The approval of your application depends on financial circumstances and borrowing history.
Apply online

Is your payment solution still the right one for your business?

If your existing Barclaycard solution isn’t meeting your needs, we’d be happy to talk you through some of our alternatives.

Call us on 0800 161 5343, between Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm. Or request a call-back and we’ll ring you back within three working days.

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