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You can now tap to pay for fast, easy and secure checkout.

If your Great Western Rewards VISA® has the contactless indicator on it, you can use it to make purchases easily. Here's all you need to know to confidently tap to pay.


Contactless icon

1. Look

Find the contactless symbol at checkout

Credit card in hand icon

2. Tap

Simply tap your contactless Visa card on the checkout terminal

check mark icon

3. Go

Your payment is processed in seconds!

It's fast.

When you tap to pay, your payment is processed in seconds so you can quickly be on your way.

It's easy.

No need to insert your card or swipe it. Just tap your card over the contactless symbol on the checkout terminal.

It's secure.

Contactless cards use the same security as chip cards by generating a transaction-specific, one-time-use code, thus protecting your payment information.

Use your contactless Great Western Bank Visa card where you see the contactless symbol

  • Retail stores, grocery stores, convenience stores
  • Fast food restaurants, coffee shops
  • Drug stores & pharmacies
  • Taxis
  • +More

The contactless symbol and contactless indicator are trademarks owned by and use with permission of EMVCo, LLC

Want to know more? Here are some frequently asked questions.

Look for the contactless indicator on your card to know if your card has the technology to make contactless payments. 


Your card or device must be within 1-2 inches of the contactless symbol on the terminal.

The terminal reads the card best when it is flat over the contactless symbol, versus at an angle.

You should hold your contactless card to the contactless-enabled terminal for 1-2 seconds.

No. Contactless technology requires the merchant to first initiate the payment, and the contactless card must be held in close proximity (1-2 inches) to the terminal for a transaction to take place.