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Contactless

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy faster payments with contactless

 

Contactless is the easy way to pay for anything up to £45* with your American Express® Card. Simply hold your Card close to the reader, and you're done. Plus, you're covered by the same fraud protection, best-in-class service and Cardmember rewards.

 

 

*Effective 1 April 2020. The increased £45 contactless payment limit will be rolled out as quickly as possible across retailers.

Check in-store for more details.

 

 

 

How to use your contactless Card

step 1

Check your Card has the

contactless symbol 

step 2

Check the shop or the Card

reader displays the contactless logo

step 3

Hold your Card close to the

reader and wait for the beep – it’s as

simple as that

 

 

 

where can i use contactless

 

 

Where can you use American Express

contactless?

 

Enjoy the freedom to pay at thousands of retailers wherever you see the

American Express and contactless logo.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

To find out more about contactless, click here

 

 

 

Mobile Payments

 

Already using contactless? Make life even easier with mobile payments.

Add your American Express Card to your mobile wallet and enjoy secure, no-touch payments, for purchases up to & above £45*. 

 

 

*The increased £45 contactless payment limit will be rolled out as quickly as possible across retailers.
Check in-store for more details. 

 

 

 

Related Pages

Purchase Protection**

What you buy matters to you, so it matters to us. Your American Express Card purchases are covered safely for up to 90 days**, protecting you against loss, theft or damage. 

 

 

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**Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Subject to enrolment, to learn more visit here.

Fraud Alerts

We stay alert so you can relax. Our intelligent security systems monitor your Account, and if we spot anything unusual like suspicious spending patterns, we’ll notify you immediately.

 

 

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Travelling Abroad

Whether you’re venturing to Aberdeen or Australia, you can continue using your American Express Card and still enjoy best-in-class servicing and 24/7 support. 

 

 

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