An introduction to Portable

From restaurants and cafés to pubs and bars, our Portable card machine is the ideal solution for the hospitality and service industry. It’s long life battery means you can take payments around the premises all day long.

Portable card machines

Portable card machines

Take payments around your premises

  • Compact & easy to carry
  • 100m range via Bluetooth/WiFi
  • Long-lasting battery

Perfect For

  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Bars

What's in the box

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1CARD MACHINE

A lightweight terminal used to process card payments.

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2SUPERVISOR CARD

Used to access to functions like refunds and reconciliation.

3

3TERMINAL CHARGER & BASE STATION

Drop your terminal in the base station to charge to full power.

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4TILL ROLL SUPPLY

We include a till roll in the box to get you started.

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5WINDOW DECAL

Let passers by know you accept card payments with our decal.

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6ETHERNET & PHONE LINE CABLE

Plug your base station into your phone or broadband line.

Discover our value-added services

next day replacement

Auto Roll Replacement

When you’re low on till roll, we automatically send you out a new box so you never run out.

online dashboard

Client Line

An online payments dashboard to monitor all of your transactions from a single place.

auto till roll

24-hour Replacement

If your terminal goes down, we’ll send you a new one in 24 hours, keeping you up and running.

pci validation

PCI Phone Validation

Meet the requirements for card payment security quickly and simply.

performance reports

PERFORMANCE REPORTS

A weekly snapshot of your sales figures delivered via email to track growth and performance.

Plus

Plus by Paymentsense

Our exclusive rewards programme with unlimited access to business and leisure offers.

Why choose us

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Superfast setup

We’re the only provider that can set you up with a card machine in as little as 3 days.

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Easy install

Our card machines come with plug and play technology, making it easy to get started.

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24/7 UK-based support

Our dedicated team of experts guide you through setup and provide ongoing support.

The power of many

The power of many

We harness the buying power of over 60,000 small businesses so you get the lowest rates.

Hear from our happy customers

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Reece J, London

Highly recommended

Brilliant service, straightforward and easy to sign up. I would recommend this company to everyone. The agent was very attentive and I had my card machine delivered within 2 days.

Reece J,London

Peter W, Romsey

Paymentsense to the rescue

Having been let down by a well-known competitor, Paymentsense came to my rescue and within three – yes – three days, my two terminals arrived.

Peter W,Romsey

Tony G, Swansea

Outstanding service

We’ve been with Paymentsense for years and plan to continue into the future. We have received outstanding service with very detailed, professional support.

Tony G,Swansea

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Frequently asked questions

What types of businesses use a Portable card machine?

From restaurants and bars to pubs and cafés, there are a range of service and hospitality industry businesses that use Portable card machines as an integral part of their card payment solutions. All of our Portable terminals can operate within a range of 100m around your main business premises to allow your customers to complete the transaction at their table. They also come with the option of adding a service charge or vouchers.

How does it work?

The Portable card machine comes with in-built Bluetooth technology. This allows the terminal to quickly and easily process card payments up to 100m from the base. Lightweight with a longlife battery, it’s the ideal card machine to bring the payment direct to the customers.

Will it accept all card types?

Yes. You can accept all major credit and debit cards including Visa, Mastercard and American Express (on request).

Will it accept Contactless payments?

Yes. All of our Portable card machines accept Contactless payments and come with Apple Pay and Android Pay as standard for a seamless customer experience. There is no extra costs for accepting Contactless or mobile payments.

What happens if my terminal stops working?

If your terminal gets damaged, we can have a brand new replacement sent out to you within 24 hours.

Can I change my terminal for another model?

Yes. When we set you up with a merchant account, we'll send you a terminal of your choosing. If your circumstances change or you want to try a different model, just let us know.

How long will it take to arrive?

Once your merchant account is approved, your Portable card terminal will arrive in the next 3 days. If at any point your terminal breaks down, we’ll send you out a new terminal within 24 hours.

Can I set it up myself?

Yes. When your package arrives, follow the instructions on the terminal to have it up and running in just two minutes. If you have any issues contact our support team and we’ll guide you through it.

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