Find the perfect credit & debit card machine for your business
Choose from our range of card payment machines designed to suit a variety of businesses. Whether you’re looking to take payments at your till, around your premises or on the road, we have a solution for you. All our terminals can take contactless payments, Apple Pay and Android Pay for quicker, small value transactions.
Countertop card terminals
Ideal for serving customers at the till or counter
✓ Small, compact design
✓ Connect by phone or broadband
✓ Fast receipt printing
Portable payment machines
Take payments around your premise
✓ Small & lightweight
✓ Charging base unit
✓ 50m range via Bluetooth
Mobile payment machines
Perfect for taking payments
on the go
✓ Built-in SIM card
✓ Lightweight to carry
✓ Long battery life
About our card payment machines
Our Ingenico card payment terminals are quick, reliable and accept all major credit and debit cards including Visa, Mastercard and Amex. They are also equipped with the latest PCI DSS security to protect both you and your customers details.
Which type of machine is best?
We offer a range of card terminals to suit a variety of businesses, so whether you’re out on the road or based by the till, read on to find the right solution for you.
If you want to take payments from the counter, our countertop card machines are perfect for you. With their compact design, they can be plugged in next to your till without taking up valuable counter space and can be connected through your phone line or broadband connection. If you need to take payments around the premises, our portable machines are Bluetooth-enabled and allow payments up to 50m away from the base unit. For businesses who work out on the road and may not have a fixed premise, our mobile payment machines give you the flexibility to take payments anywhere across the UK. It connects to the strongest mobile network in the area using its built-in SIM card. The handheld device has a long battery life, and comes with a charging base unit so you can charge it up before you need it. It can also be topped up through a micro USB charger should you need to.
Our machines use Chip & PIN technology to enable secure payment transactions. All of our terminals also come with contactless payments, Apple Pay and Android Pay as standard - allowing your customers speed and flexibility when they come to pay. If the customer doesn’t know their PIN number or the Chip is damaged, there is also a magnetic stripe option which can be used to process the transaction.
What are the benefits of taking card payments?
Paying by card is becoming the UK’s most popular payment method and according to the BRC, accounted for 43% of all transactions in in 2017, overtaking cash payments for the first time in the UK. Which is why having the option to process credit and debit card transactions for customers has become increasingly important. By having a card machine, you’ll be able to offer alternative ways to pay using Chip & PIN, contactless, Apple Pay and Android Pay. You could also benefit from reduced cash handling plus your customers may be more likely to impulse buy.
Card machine costs
We don’t believe in a one price fits all solution, which is why we create bespoke pricing packages to suit your business needs. One of our local card payment specialists will meet you face-to-face to learn more about your business and create a pricing package, tailored to your business. The cost of the machine will be included in the package. Our pricing is clear and transparent and there are no hidden fees when you join Payzone. We understand that as an independent business you may need flexibility, which is why we offer a 12 month contract.
Why we're different
We have over 25 years’ experience working with thousands of independent businesses. We can help your business grow by providing fast and reliable payment solutions, meaning you can provide easier payment options to your customers.
Short 12 month contract
Whilst other providers may tie you into a contract for up to 5 years, we’re happy to offer short, flexible 12 month contracts on our card payment services - currently one of the shortest contracts on the market!
No joining or exit fees
We offer our customers straightforward and flexible pricing. There are no setup fees when you join Payzone, and if you want to leave at the end of your contract we don’t charge exit fees.
Meet a local specialist
We have over 90 card payment specialists available nationwide, who will meet you face to face to help choose the best card machine for you. They will provide a tailor-made pricing package to suit your business’s needs, rather than a one size fits all approach.
Easy set up & support
Each machine can be self-installed and comes with an easy to follow instruction guide. At Payzone, we provide extra support from our dedicated activation team to make set-up as easy as possible. We also have a friendly customer support team available 7 days a week.
Card machine FAQs
We’ve put together the most frequently asked questions about card payment machines, take a look below to help answer any queries you may have.
Why should I get a card machine?
Over the past few years, the total of card payments made within the UK has quickly overtaken cash payments, which is why it’s becoming key for businesses to own a debit and credit card machine. By having a card terminal, you’ll be able to accept all major credit and debit cards, including Visa, Mastercard and Amex, and also take contactless payments - making life easy for you and your customers.
What types of card machine is best for my business?
We understand that every business works differently, which is why we have a selection of card terminals for you to choose from:
Countertop - the machine has a neat design, allowing it to sit next to your till on your countertop without taking up too much space. It needs to be plugged into a power source near to the countertop, and can be connected to either your phone line or broadband. Ideal for businesses who work from a fixed premise and would like to process transactions in one place such as a till or reception desk. It’s perfect for retail shops, hairdressers, cafes and more.
Portable - this machine comes with a handheld card reader and a base unit. The base unit plugs into a power source and can be placed on a countertop or desk. The device is Bluetooth-enabled which allows it to connect to the base. The reader can process transactions up to 50m away from the base unit, allowing you to take payments from customers around the shop floor. This solution is perfect for cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars.
Mobile - this machine is GPRS-enabled and connects to the strongest mobile network connection in the area. It comes with a base unit which can be connected to either a plug or your vehicle using a micro-USB cable. When you’re done using the handheld device, simply leave it on the base unit and it’ll charge - ready for when you next need it. The perfect solution for mobile businesses such as mobile beauticians, tradesmen, delivery businesses and pop-up shops.
How much does a card machine cost?
At Payzone, we create bespoke pricing packages to suit each individual business. We provide straightforward and flexible pricing, and there are no hidden fees when you join. The cost of the actual card payment machine is included in your pricing package. The monthly cost of running a machine will be determined by the transactions your business takes each month, our card payment specialist will talk through this with you, so it’s easy to understand.
Will I be able to set it up myself?
We like to keep things simple, which is why all our card machines are easy to install yourself. Should you need any assistance, our dedicated activation team is on-hand to help. Please call 01472 255 750 to speak to our activation team.
Can I take contactless card payments through the machine?
All of our card payment machines are equipped to take contactless payments on sales up to the value of £30. Not only that, our terminals can also accept Apple Pay and Android Pay payments through your customers’ smartphone and other devices.