Offering a form of electronic payment will soon become mandatory for companies

publish date
12 April 2022
According to Belgian legislation, companies will be required to offer at least one form of electronic payment to their customers as of July 1, 2022. Since the start of the corona crisis, digital payments have become more relevant than ever in our country. Belgians have drastically changed their payment habits: both the smartphone and the contactless bank card are gaining ground as preferred payment methods.

62% more mobile payments in 2021

publish date
10 February 2022
Belgians have adopted a totally different way of paying for purchases since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. That’s clearly demonstrated by the latest stats from Bancontact Payconiq Company. Payments made with smartphones and contactless bank cards continued to gain significant ground in 2021. The number of mobile payments rose by no less than 62% while, for the first time ever, we paid for our in-store purchases more often by tapping our card than by inserting our card into the payment terminal. And Bancontact Payconiq Company says that QR codes will give mobile payments an additional boost in the coming year.

Order and pay for your HelloFresh box easily thanks to Bancontact

publish date
27 January 2022
Do you also lack inspiration to put a new dish on the table every day of the week? Thanks to HelloFresh you can order your menu and have it delivered at home. And from now on you can pay for your box even more easily with Bancontact!

Pay for your Poppy vehicle effortlessly with Bancontact!

publish date
14 January 2022
As of today, you can pay for your Poppy- ride easily and safely by linking your Bancontact card to your Poppy account. From that moment on you can book and pay your ride in just one click, isn't that easy?

Pay contactless with Bancontact in the bus, tram and metro at MIVB/STIB

publish date
7 December 2021
You can now pay contactless with your Bancontact card on the entire MIVB/STIB network. This means that you can pay your tram, bus and metro ride by holding your Bancontact card against the validating machine. This way you can pay your ride even more easily, safely and quickly and travel smoothly through Brussels.