Take it easy with American Express® contactless

You can make contactless payments using your American Express Card.



What is contactless?

Whether you're buying coffee, a sandwich or even a train ticket, contactless is the quick, easy and secure way to make payments up to US$/€30 with your American Express Card. Simply touch your Card on the reader, wait for the beep and you're done. 

Step 1

Check your Card has

this symbol

Step 2

Check the store or the reader have our contactless symbols

Step 3

Tap your contactless Card on the reader

Step 4

It's as simple as that, and you can spend up to US$/€30


What can I buy with contactless?


A cup of coffee



Your grocery shop



A petrol top-up



Anything US$/€30 or less






American Express International US Dollar Cards and Euro Cards are serviced in English.

Please note, they are not offered in the USA to USA residents. Visit our USA website. US Dollar Cards are also issued from Latin America and the Caribbean. Please also note, we are unable to offer International Currency Cards to people whose main residence is in Singapore. Please visit our Singapore website for details of American Express Cards issued locally.

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