Are you using contactless payments yet?
Retailers have been slow to adopt contactless payments but demand is rising because of COVID. That’s the finding from Visa’s Back to Business Study 2021 Outlook . The study found:
And closer to home, our own Product Manager, Melanie Wynkoop says she uses contactless payments to keep herself and her family safe when running to the grocery store, gas pump and appointments. “Contactless banking has given my husband and me peace of mind that we’re doing our part to keep our family and our fellow citizens safe, along with keeping our banking information private and secure. Chesapeake Bank’s digital wallet compatibility has been a game-changing solution for our family.”
WHAT ARE CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS?
Contactless payments allow consumers to store debit or credit cards in their mobile wallet app on cell phones. When making a payment, users can wave at or tap their phones onto a device that uses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) or Near Field Communication (NFC). The device will wirelessly pick up information to pay for the transaction.
BENEFITS OF CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
HOW TO GO CONTACTLESS.
Erin Johnston, Direct Program Manager, Chesapeake Payment Systems, says contactless payments are now a commonplace practice that aren’t going away. “Customers enjoy the safety and security of this technology tool, and the adoption of contactless payments for businesses is a must in order to stay relevant with current payments trends.”