Tag: Contactless

Contactless payments limit to be raised to £100 in the UK

Today it has been announced that here in the UK, the contactless payments limit is set to be increased from £45 to £100. Back in 2015 the limit was upped from £20 to £20 and then at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was increased to £45 to avoid the use of cash. However as some COVID-19 restrictions are set to be reduced in the UK, the increase in […]

Contactless payment limit raised to £45 from £30 in the UK

What with all the news and issues happening right now with coronavirus, the importance of not touching cash and physical buttons on a keypad is more important than ever. This could be part of the reason why the contactless card limit has been increased from £30 to £45. The increase will take place in a few days on the 1st April. However, while it sounds like a good idea health […]

Contactless cards can now be used to spend up to £30

As of this week, contactless cards in the UK can now used to pay for items of up to £30 and this is important as this medium of paying is becoming increasingly popular in this country with £2.5bn spent using contactless in total this year and in 2014 it was £2.32bn, so it has gown very quickly. Also it works with a wide array of devices such as credit and […]