What is SumUp?
SumUp is a card reader provider which enables merchants to accept credit card and debit card payments anywhere at any time using their cost-efficient devices. With its simple 5-minute sign up process, SumUp is simple and can be used by all business owners. SumUp is straight forward with no monthly fees, no contact, and a flat rate transaction fee. Being merchant orientated and having highly ranked customer support reviews, means free delivery of card readers, Intuitive SDK & API integration, and the ability to use card readers abroad. Their user-friendly card readers offer card and contactless payments for a simple fee-per-transaction, accepting all major cards and apple and google pay, SumUp makes it a user-friendly process.
What is the SumUp Air?
The SumUp Air is an easy to use card reader which connects with your phone or tablet via the SumUp app to enable you to accept contactless and card payments. There are no fixed fees, no contract, all you pay is per transaction. The SumUp Air enables you to do many features such as tipping, share, send, and print receipts, view your sales history, as well as manage employees.
What Cards Does the SumUp Air accept?
With the SumUp Air you can accept any of the cards which display a Visa, V PAY, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, or Union Pay logo as well as NFC payments via Google and Apple Pay. You may also accept international cards that have been issued outside of the country, as long as it has one of the logos listed.
How long will my card reader last?
With a simple USB charging cable, it's easy to use and recharge, a single charge can last as long as 500 transactions.
How much is it?
The price point of the SumUp Air is £19 whereas typical card readers are on average about £210.
How is it different to other card readers?
The SumUp Air is a wireless card reader, this is handy as its perfect for people who work in a food truck or mobile hairdresser who can’t exactly plug into a till al the time. The SumUp Air uses 3G connection via your mobile phone or tablet, making transactions an easy process. The Air is equipped with NFC, Bluetooth and an integrated Li-ion battery making it ahead of its time. Unlike most card reader providers, SumUp is contract free with no fixed or reoccurring fees.