Find answers to some of the most common questions from our members
No, for amounts under $200 you won’t need to touch the terminal at all.
No, just hold the card or device around 4cm away from the terminal.
You can still use your card or device, but you’ll need to enter your PIN or signature for security reasons.
Yes, it’s perfectly safe. You’re covered by Visa’s Zero Liability policy* so you won’t be held responsible for fraudulent charges or unauthorised purchases. If you use a digital wallet, it even has extra layers of security that use your device’s technology, plus it doesn’t share your account details with anyone, even the store.
*VISA’s Zero Liability policy covers Australian and New Zealand issued cards and does not apply to ATM transactions, transactions not processed by VISA or certain commercial card transactions. Cardholders should notify their issuer promptly of any unauthorised VISA use. Please consult your issuer for additional details. Additional VISA charges may apply. Please contact your financial institution for further details.
No, terminals are specifically designed to only process one payment at a time.
All you need to pay by contactless is your People’s Choice Visa card. You can use the card itself, or if you like you can set up a digital wallet which means you’ll be able to use a device, like your phone or smartwatch to pay.
Contactless payments are a simple, safer and secure way to pay using your People’s Choice Visa card. A simple tap of your phone, smartwatch or card at the checkout is all you need to do to pay.
You can pay using contactless at any terminal that has this symbol displayed.
No, you can just use your card to tap and pay if you like. A digital wallet lets you pay without even needing your card though – you can use a device, like your phone so you won’t need to carry your purse or wallet.
No, if for any reason you don’t want to use the contactless feature, you can still pay by swiping the magnetic stripe.
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