Portable card machines.

  • Next day settlement*
  • 12 month contract
  • Take phone payments, contactless, Apple & Google Pay

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Take payments to your customers.

If you work in a busy business, you don’t want to be stuck behind your till all day. You want to be out on the shop floor with your customers. And with a portable card machine, you can be.

Using wireless Bluetooth technology, you can take payments at the table, or along the bar, without any wires getting in the way, speeding things up.

One of our expert payment consultants will pop into your business for a visit to find out more about how you work.

They’ll then create you a super-simple pricing package that’s just right for you. We don’t do one size fits all.

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Portable card machine features.

50m range via Bluetooth

You can use the handset within 50m of the base, which speak to each other through Bluetooth.

Small and lightweight

It's lightweight enough that you can hand it to your customers to make a payment.

Easy to set up

It comes with a quick, step-by-step installation guide so you'll be up and running in no time.

Long lasting battery

You won't need to charge it every time you need to use it. A full battery should last all day.

Contactless enabled

The machine accepts chip and PIN payments, as well as contactless, Apple Pay and Android Pay too.

IWL252 Portable Machine

Taking payments around
your shop floor is simple.

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Why choose takepayments?

12 Month

12 month contract

Unlike a lot of other providers, we won’t tie you in to a long contract – ours are just 12 months.


Dedicated local consultant

Our payment consultants are right on your doorstep, ready to help you get set up.

No Charge

No set up or exit fees

We don’t charge you to get set up. Leave at the end of your contract, and you won't pay an exit fee.


Personalised packages

We’ll build you a tailor made package that’s designed around your business.

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New to cards?

We've more than 25 years of experience in the card payments industry and are passionate about helping small and medium sized businesses grow.

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Looking to switch?

We make switching simple. Even if you’re still under contract with a different provider, we can see whether it’s the right time for you to switch.

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See how it's benefited Amber and Jenny.

Taking card payments is really important. It's made things more streamlined, easier and it's simple. So many people don't have cash, so to come to a tiny village and have that accessibility is great.
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Amber and Jenny

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Frequently asked questions.

What types of payments can I take?

You’ll be able to accept everything you’d expect, like all the major credit and debit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Maestro and American Express).

You’ll also be able to accept contactless payments, as well as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay (also known as Android Pay).

The machines work via Bluetooth, which is a wireless technology. As long as you’re within 50 metres of the charging base, you’ll be able to use the handset to take a payment.

The handset will read the data from the customer’s credit or debit card and then transfer it securely to our acquiring partner, such as Barclaycard, to process.

Once approved, the money will be in your business bank account within 3 to 5 business days.

There are two versions available, one that plugs directly into your phoneline or broadband, or one that connects via WiFi.

Both still use Bluetooth, so you can choose the one that's best suited for your business.

The machine comes in two parts. A charging base and separate handset, which will need to be plugged into the mains power.

You can sit the handset in the base when you’re not using it to charge, or charge it overnight – whichever works for you!

If you want to take payments to your customers, rather than them having to queue up at the till, it's a great option.

Businesses who commonly use them include cafes, coffee shops, restaurants and bars, although they are useful in many other businesses too.

One of our card payment specialists will come and meet you to find out how you want to use a card machine and recommend whether it’s a portable one you need, or a different type.

They’ll be able to create you a personalised pricing package based on your needs.

We specialise in helping small and medium-sized businesses. That could be a restaurant, dry cleaner, café, hairdresser, or anything in-between.

We make it easy.

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*Providing your card machine performs its banking window before 9pm you will receive full settlement the next banking day in accordance with the letter that you will receive from Barclaycard. This service is only available to takepayments Limited customers who have Barclaycard as an acquirer. Ecommerce pay pages, pay by link and virtual terminals are currently settled the day after the next banking day.

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