NewB launches a Bancontact card

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8 October 2021
The cooperative bank NewB releases its first Bancontact card on the market. The card completes the bank's offering, which in addition to its insurance products also includes a current account, a savings account and green loans (consumer loans). NewB is the 20th bank to issue Bancontact cards.

Donate €2 to charity with Scan for Change

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7 October 2021
At the beginning of October, the Scan for Change campaign starts. An innovative way to donate small amounts to charities. Thanks to the Payconiq by Bancontact app, you can easily make a 2 euro donation by scanning a QR code. The initiative launches in collaboration with the King Baudouin Foundation and aims to stimulate a new way of collecting funds and above all to raise awareness of good causes among young people. 28 different charities active within 6 different social themes participate in the action. "We hope that donating small amounts will become part of everyday life," says Bancontact Payconiq Company.

Beeping and tapping: the new ways to pay

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30 September 2021
Belgians are increasingly using their smartphones to pay. In the first eight months of this year, they have already made as many mobile payments as in the whole of 2020, according to figures from Bancontact Payconiq Company. The contactless card has also gained a prominent place in our wallet: for the first time, there are more contactless Bancontact payments in shops than traditional Bancontact payments where you insert the card in the payment terminal and always enter your PIN code.

Withdrawing cash with your Bancontact card? This service is now also available at new CASH points

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22 September 2021
In addition to making electronic and mobile payments, you can also withdraw money easily and safely with your trusted Bancontact card. This service is available at cash dispensers of a bank where you see the Bancontact logo and from today also at the new CASH points of Batopin.

Back to school or back to work? That means back to beeping!

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13 September 2021
The new school year has started and we no longer have to work from home. Normal life is just around the corner and the Payconiq by Bancontact makes this return a little easier. Because all the handy features in your app make sure you’re totally ready for fall!