How to use Barclaycard contactless payment

How to use Barclaycard contactless payment

Paying with contactless is here 

This little symbol means you can make fast, easy and secure payments of £30* and under in seconds. Touch your Barclaycard on a payment reader at thousands of your favourite retailers across the UK and you've paid, just like that! There's no need to fumble with cash, or enter a PIN and what's more it's ready to use today.

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

Contactless payments wherever you see this symbol
  1. Make contactless payments wherever you see this symbol
Make purchase for up to £30
  1. To pay for purchases £30 and under
Hold your card or device over the reader to pay
  1. Simply hold your card or device over the reader to pay
Pay using contactless on your mobile
  1. Look for the green light to show your payment is approved

Where to use Barclaycard contactless

You'll find contactless at lots of your favourite retailers.  Find your nearest contactless retailer

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Touch and go into London with Barclaycard contactless

You can now 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.

The clever contactless technology in your Barclaycard will calculate the best fare for you, capping your daily and weekly Monday to Sunday travel spend, just like an Oyster card would.

*If you’re a Barclaycard MasterCard customer your limit for making contactless payments is £20.