The smartphone has become our new wallet

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27 September 2022
Once again this year, the number of mobile payments made with Payconiq and Bancontact continues to climb steeply. Between January and August, Belgians pulled out their smartphones to pay for purchases 37% more often than in the same period last year. The growing popularity of making mobile payments via Payconiq at summer festivals partly explains this success. In August, we paid for the first time over 2 million times by scanning a QR code for our purchases made in-store and at festivals.

Customers of Belfius and Banx can now pay with Bancontact on Apple pay

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20 September 2022
Today, customer of Belfius and Banx can now pay with Bancontact on Apple Pay. Apple Pay is transforming payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. With Apple Pay on iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac, customers can make fast and convenient purchases in stores, in apps and on websites.

Parking has never been so easy thanks to Bancontact and Q-Park

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31 May 2022
Did you know you can park at Q-Park without needing a parking ticket? With the Q-Park app you can easily drive in and out thanks to number plate recognition. The barrier opens immediately when you arrive and opens again when you leave. But how does it work and how do you pay exactly?

Bancontact treats you to the Brussels 20km race

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19 May 2022
Are you a participant in the 20km race through Brussels this year or one of the many supporters? Then we have good news for you! Because if you use your contactless Bancontact card to pay for public transport on Sunday 29 May between 7.30 and 10.30 am, you will travel for free on the entire STIB-MIVB network in Brussels!

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.