Portable card terminal

Person using a portable terminal

Perfect for bars, restaurants, car showrooms and travel agents

With a portable card terminal, you can take the card terminal to your customer, quickly and easily. Their payment is communicated back to the base unit via Bluetooth – and it’s authenticated and authorised quickly.

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What are the key benefits for my business?

Our portable card terminals are easy to use, and easy to set up. Here’s a quick guide to their main features and benefits.
  • It works with an existing dial-up telephone connection or a broadband connection. So you don’t need any new infrastructure
  • All major credit and debit cards are accepted, so it’s very convenient for your customers
  • The portable card terminal has a range of up to 100 metres, perfect for a large and busy restaurant. And you can support up to three handsets on each base unit, so you can serve more customers, quickly and efficiently
  • All sales are paid into your account within 3 – 4 days, so you’re never waiting for your money
  • You can process all your transactions with one terminal. That includes sales, refunds and gratuities, as well as cashback and gift cards
  • If you run a restaurant or bar, you’ll find the ‘Waiter Totals’ function very handy as it allows you to manage tips for your individual members of staff
  • You’ll receive detailed monthly statements, to help you keep track of your sales
  • If you have a broadband connection, terminals will run quicker. And you can run multiple terminals on one connection, without tying you to the phone line
  • It’s easy to install. You can do it yourself by following a few simple instructions.
  • The compact design won’t take up valuable space on your countertop
  • The ergonomic keypad design is easy for you and your customers to use, and there’s a clear colour graphic display
  • It’s economical to run, with a thermal printer and a long lasting lithium ion battery

Convenience and security for your business

Your customers can be sure their card payments are safe and secure, with Chip and PIN authorisation and shortened card numbers on their receipt. Transactions are authorised and authenticated immediately. Card Security Code (CSC) and Address Verification Services (AVS) also improve security.

Contactless payments Contactless keeps customers coming back

Contactless is the fastest card payment method in the UK. And it’s growing fast too, with over 17 million contactless credit cards and 21 million contactless debit cards in circulation*. So why not make it quicker and easier for your customers to pay? They’re more likely to come back if you do.

Competitive fees and charges

Barclaycard payment terminals can make it very cost-effective to start taking card payments. Our charges are based on your turnover, as well as the average value of your transactions and the ratio of credit to debit card payments. We like our customers to know exactly what they’re paying for. So we’ve divided our fees into four main types:

  • A joining fee, to cover the cost of setting up your account
  • A percentage of credit card payments you accept. Which means you won’t pay more unless you earn more
  • A flat fee for every Direct Debit transaction
  • A rental charge for any terminals you hire from us

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*UKCA Report, 2013

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*In an open environment (environmental factors such as thick walls and electrical equipment will reduce range).