What is a portable card machine?
Everything you need to know about portable card machines.
What is a portable card terminal?
A portable card machine is a small and lightweight handheld Chip and PIN terminal which is Bluetooth enabled, allowing you to take payments within 50 metres of its base unit. When you’re finished using the handset, place it back onto the charging base unit, ready for when you next need it. The base unit can simply be plugged in at your counter.
Why use a Bluetooth-enabled card reader?
Perfect for restaurants and cafes, our portable card machine makes it easy to take credit and debit card payments from anywhere on your premises. Meaning you can take payments to your customer.
You’ll be able to take payments on all major credit and debit cards including Mastercard, Visa and American Express. Plus, you can offer customers quicker payments on sales under £30 as Contactless and Apple pay come as standard. Ideal for bars, cafes and restaurants.
With a portable card machine, you’ll open your business to:
✓ Reduced cash handling
✓ Increased minimum spends
✓ More impulse purchases
✓ Higher turnover
Compare our other card machines
We make it easy for businesses to take credit and debit payments whether it’s at the counter, on the shop floor or out on the road. Compare our other Chip and PIN machines.
Countertop card machine
Compact and easy to use, the countertop card machine lets you take payments next to your till taking little counter space. The countertop Chip and PIN machine is perfect for convenience stores, cafes, takeaways and independent retailers.
Mobile card machine
With quick and reliable connection plus UK-wide coverage, our mobile card machine allows you to accept cards when you’re out on the road. You'll never be left without a payment; ideal for salesmen, tradesmen, pop-up shops and delivery businesses.