Read this page to get a quick card payment machine comparison.
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.
We compare all the leading providers in the UK and have helped thousands of business owners find the best card machine and merchant service. All our prices are listed online!
There are numerous differences, but in general a card machine is larger and is not linked to a mobile application like most mobile card readers. You can read more about mobile card readers here.
No, they are different ways of defining a traditional card machine.
Card terminals are now almost essential for most businesses, with the real risk that a business could lose out on significant income if card payment options are not available.
We compare are the leading providers in the UK including Barclaycard, Elavon, iZettle, Sumup, AIG, First Data, Evo payments and many more.
In a word, yes, all the providers on the site provide excellent support and all the card machines are very easy to install. The card readers connect easily with the iPad or phone with step-by-step on-screen instructions.
A merchant service provider collects the money from payments your have accepted from your customers and deposits them into your account. They connect to the card reader and card machine. Merchant services provides have varied costs which you can compare here.