Which credit card machines and card readers are available in the UK?
Currently, cards payments are accepted via devices that fall into 2 different categories, traditional credit card machines or mobile card readers.
All the merchant service providers on our site use the 2 main card machine providers, Verifone and Ingenico. We also compare the 2 leading mobile card readers iZettle and Sumup.
All of the card machines and readers can accept contactless payments up to £30 for quicker payments and all the providers can accept Apple Pay and Android Pay as standard.
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Compare card machines and readers
Here is a quick card payment machine comparison, we compare card payment providers like Sumup and Barclaycard and many more.
Countertop Card machine
Ideal for customers who need a simple, stationary solution at the counter.Read More
Portable Card Machine
Perfect for businesses which need to take payments within a limited areaRead More
Mobile Card Machine
For mid-high turnover businesses that need to take make payments on the moveRead More
Mobile Card Reader
Fully mobile, this is the choice for companies with smaller card turnoversRead More
Why is it Important to Compare Card Machine Providers and Costs?
- It is important that businesses compare card machines carefully to see which card terminal will suit their needs most. For example, a Mobile Card Machine is perfect who someone who takes payments on the move, but will cost slightly more a month to rent than a Countertop Card Machine
- It’s as important to compare card machine rates as it is the features themselves.
- Mobile Card Readers do not have a minimum contract term so are could be useful for startups, although they do have higher transaction fees
- Cost comparison can be complex, in order to get an exact idea of cost always use our price comparison tool.
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