Many consumers pay at the supermarket checkout, not with cash, but preferably contactless. What will change for consumers.Many consumers pay in the supermarket, like contactless. This is largely to do with the corona of a crisis. Instead of 25 to 50 euros, you can now with debit cards without a Pin-entry withdraw.
Contactless payments in Corona-pandemic popular
the Corona-pandemic* for many consumers in Germany to Pay with a card the first choice. Especially contactless payment has not increased in recent times, not least due to the corona crisis*:
the end of 2019 were handled 35 percent of all Girocard transactions to contactless, says the Federal Association of German banks. This proportion has increased, currently estimated at around 50 percent.
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card or mobile phone to acceptance of terminal approach
The advantage of: Customers only need to lead your map or mobile phone close to the acceptance of the terminal of the merchant to a payment trigger. Up to 25 Euro payment amounts without the need to enter the PIN were already paid contactless.
According to the plans of the German credit economy is increased for Girokarten and all the cities of 50 Euro . In addition, card holders need to enter at the latest five transactions or to a total sum of 150 Euro is the PIN . Since mid-April, the higher Limit may be invoked in the case of dealers in Hamburg, Kassel, Frankfurt, and Munich, as boerse-online.de reports (Stand: 18. May).
customers who want to use the PIN-entry can use the digital Girocard or your credit card in the Smartphone .
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Abandon it to the cashier to cash and EC-card
And that's how it works: Girocard or credit card must be equipped with the Wellensymbo l. In the meantime, the vast majority of the cards in the case. When you Pay with your own Smartphone, the customer releases any pay from the first penny with the familiar unlock function of their Smartphones, for example fingerprint, to the cashier.
contactless payments with a Smartphone - which Apps you need
Before check in : First of all, it is important that your Smartphone is Near Field Communication (NFC) support. Only in this case, a contactless payment is possible. You have activated the function, missing only the matching App. This can be, for example, Google Pay or Apple Pay . One of the features of one of the Apps down, just need to specify some data and a payment method such as PayPal to choose.
Several large supermarkets, such as Edeka, Rewe, Aldi North* and South, as well as buying country support Mobile Payment, according to the technology Portal Chip. Nevertheless, some Shops don't offer this possibility. the Lidl want to invest according to Reports, in addition to a private pay system.
conclusion : Just as the Corona-pandemic* is contactless payment in many supermarkets, at least easier.
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