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Portable card machines

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What is a portable card machine?

Everything you need to know about portable card machines.

Portable card machine

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

With a short 12-month contract available, get a free quote today.

The key features of our terminal

Have the freedom to take payments around your premises, here’s some further features of our portable credit and debit card machine:

  • Bluetooth enabled

    Take payments anywhere within 50 metres of its base unit.

  • Small and lightweight

    Our portable handset is small and lightweight, making it easy to carry.

  • Charging base unit

    Simply charge the portable handset using it’s charging base unit.

  • Contactless and Apple Pay enabled

    Offer fast payments on sales under £30 with contactless and Apple pay acceptance.

  • Latest Chip and PIN security

    As standard, all our machines are equipped with the latest security system.

  • PCI DSS compliant

    Our payment processing systems are fully compliant to protect you and your customers.

Portable card machine FAQs

How does the portable machine work?

The portable card machine is Bluetooth-enabled, allowing you to take payments within 50 metres of its base unit. Using it’s Bluetooth connection, the terminal reads the card data from the customer’s credit or debit card, transferring information securely to our acquiring partner to process. After the payment has been approved, the funds are then sent directly until your business bank account usually within 3-4 days including the day the transaction was made.

What businesses is this machine suitable for?

The portable card machine is ideal for businesses who want to be able to take card payments to their customer, rather than having them come to the counter. This means you can process transactions on the shop floor or from where they are seated, perfect for restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes.

  • Visa
  • Maestro
  • Mastercard
  • ApplePay