Less people are carrying cash these days. It’s much easier to just tap your card against a till’s pay point or use your phone to scan and pay. They’re not just convenient, in certain cases they’re safer because your credit card never leaves your hand. If you haven’t been taking advantage of these very easy payment methods, here’s everything you need to know.
TAP TO PAY
Many retailers now allow you to tap your credit or debit card at the pay point rather than going through the process of swiping or inserting your card and punching in your PIN. Both your card and the card machine will display the contactless symbol if this method of payment is available. Here’s how to do it and some more info about it.