UK to raise contactless card payment limit to 45 pounds in AprilChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 24, 2020
Britain will raise the spending limit for contactless card payments to 45 pounds ($52) from 30 pounds on April 1 to support consumers during the coronavirus outbreak, the UK Finance industry association said on Tuesday.
Business Stephen Jones, chief executive officer of UK Finance
Topics: Payment UK
Consumers who need to spend more than 45 pounds will still be able to use chip and pin cards and contactless payments via mobile phone, which are not limited because they use biometric technologies to verify the presence of cardholders. ■