How to use Barclaycard contactless payment

Use contactless  for payments of £45 and under today

How to use Barclaycard contactless payment

This little  symbol means you can make fast, easy and secure payments of £45 and under in seconds. Wherever you see it you can touch your Barclaycard on a payment reader and you’re done, just like that. There's no need to fumble with cash, or enter a PIN. 

Safer than cash

Your security is our top priority. So we use some of the most advanced technology to protect your contactless payments. If your card gets lost or stolen you're 100% protected against fraudulent activity on your account. Just contact us and we'll take care of it. And, just so you know all payments made using contactless are marked on your statements with a contactless symbol. 

How to pay the effortless way

1. Make contactless payments wherever you see this  symbol

£45 contactless limit

2. To pay for purchases £45 and under

3. Simply hold your card or device over the reader to pay

4. Look for the green light to show your payment is approved

Using contactless for the first time

When you receive a new card, to get up and running with contactless, you’ll need to use your PIN the first time you pay in a shop.

Touch and go into London with Barclaycard contactless

You can use your Barclaycard across the London transport network, from the bus, to the tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and most National Rail Services. There’s no queuing for top-ups - you just touch and pay. It’s the fast, easy and secure way to pay for your journeys.