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Europeans “touched to pay” three billion times in the last 12 months – cementing contactless payments’ growing popularity

• 1-in-5 in-person Visa-processed card payments are now contactless • 3 billion contactless transactions made using Visa cards and devices across Europe between 1 May 2015 and 30 April 2016 • 165 million Visa contactless cards and 3.2 million POS terminals are now in active in Europe

Card payments at the 2015 FIA Formula E Visa London ePrix

60 contactless mobile point-of-sale solutions distributed to event vendors More than 50% of all purchases made were card-based Over 100 cashless transactions made every minute at peak times