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Contactless Payments at Trident

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 10.00am

We are delighted to announce that our Shell forecourt is now equipped for contactless payments including Apple Pay. Contactless is a fast, easy and secure way to pay, for purchases costing £30 and under. Contactless payments are becoming increasingly common on a range of devices including:

  • Pre-paid, debit, charge and credit cards
  • Stickers and key fobs
  • Wearable devices, such as watches and wristbands
  • Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets

The underlying technology for all of these contactless payment devices is the same. The contactless device contains an antenna so that when it is touched against a contactless terminal, it securely transmits purchase information to and from the terminal. You can tell if you have a contactless card if you see the following contactless indicator on the front or back of your card:

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