Contactless payment is a relatively new option at the checkout and is currently limited to GBP15 per transaction, but the card provider can see the benefit to customers of this easier and faster way of paying. Speaking about the new program on the MBNA website, Ian O'Doherty, Europe Card executive for Bank of America, which operates the MBNA brand, said: "With this two-year roll out of new and replacement contactless enabled cards we are reinforcing our support for the evolution of contactless technology in the UK." Using a contactless card is the very definition of ease. At the checkout of a store that has contactless technology; card-holders simply touch their card to the payment terminal. There's no need to enter your pin number; it's completely compatible with Visa and MasterCard systems and is available wherever the contactless symbol is shown.
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