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Save Time. Go Contactless
with American Express


What is contactless?

Make quick and secure payments with a simple tap at participating merchants. 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 contactless:

Check to see if the front
or back of your Card
has this symbol.



Look for the American Express and
contactless symbol on the reader
at participating merchants.


Tap your contactless Card
on the reader. It’s as
simple as that.



Accepted at many participating merchants


Below are just a few of the merchants that accept contactless payments, although 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.



You can even pay with your smartphone


If you don’t have mobile payments set up, why not find out how easy they are with our simple and secure Mobile Wallets?






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.