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Save Time.

Go contactless

with American Express.

What is contactless?

Contactless payments are the fast and easy way to pay for your everyday purchases, with just a tap. You can still use your new Card the same way you do today and continue to enjoy all the benefits and security that come with Card Membership.



How to make a purchase with your contactless Card:


Step 1:

Check that your Card has the contactless symbol.



Step 2:

Check that the shop or the reader displays the Amex and contactless logo.




Step 3:


Touch your Card on the reader and wait for the confirmation - it's as simple as that.











Where can you use your contactless Card?

Breeze through everyday purchases with a simple tap at millions of merchants around the world. From your everyday coffee run to weekend shopping sprees – checkout has never been quicker. Below are just a few places that accept contactless payments. You can look for the contactless symbol to use it at many more. If the merchant does not accept contactless payments, you can still use your Card the same way you do today.


Contactless Device Payments

If you don't have your digital wallet set up, why not find out how easy it is to get started?



Shop Confidently

Contactless is just as secure as your current chip Card, and you are still protected by the same fraud protection and other guarantees. 



Amex App

With the Amex App you can easily manage your Account and view Amex Offers on the go, plus get instant notifications on purchases made by you or your additional Card Members.



Not a Card Member yet?


From exclusive travel benefits to shopping and dining offers, or from earning points on purchases to cashback, American Express has a Card to suit everyone, each with great benefits and a world class service. Browse the full range and find the perfect match for you.