How the contactless card spending limit has changed over the years

The new £100 contactless card spending limit introduced from Friday marks the fifth rise from its original ceiling of £10.

Shoppers in a supermarket
Shoppers in a supermarket

The new contactless card spending limit of £100 introduced from Friday is 10 times the initial limit set in 2007.

Here is a timeline showing how the limit has increased over the years:

– 2007, £10

– 2010, £15

– 2012, £20

– 2015, £30

– 2020, £45

– 2021, £100

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