You can use Contactless anywhere you see the Mastercard Contactless logo, here and overseas. You can still use your card at millions of locations worldwide that don't have Contactless by inserting or swiping it.
Very close – you should tap your card within a couple of centimetres of the contactless symbol on the reader.
You’ll hear a beep and either ‘accepted’ or ‘declined’ will be displayed on the reader.
Yes. Insert or swipe your card just like you do now, then sign or enter your PIN.
You don't need to press any buttons – your credit card account will be charged automatically.
For transactions over $80, or when a retailer doesn't have a Contactless reader, you’ll need to press credit and sign or enter a PIN.
No. You won't be charged any extra for using Mastercard Contactless to pay for your purchases.
You won't get one automatically, but you can ask for one.
Contactless transactions will show on your statement just like any other transaction you make with your card.
Contactless can't be turned off, but you can choose to pay by inserting or swiping your card instead.
Yes. Use your card as usual when you’re buying things online.
Contactless cards have an antenna built into the plastic, so try not to bend your card a lot.
No – only cards with a Contactless logo on them.
Mastercard and the Mastercard brand mark are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated. Contactless is the trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.