Payment methods vary from country to country. For the right payment mix, you need the local payment hero to maximise conversions and you have to keep track of which payment methods are gaining ground. Credit and debit cards are the most popular methods for online payments in the UK. Apple Pay is growing in popularity, but banks have been slow to adapt.

Find out what you need for the optimal payment mix in the UK.

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  • Relevant payment methods
  • Specific information on cards
  • Our take on the payments landscape in the UK

Key to online payments in the UK

The average UK shopper has two to three cards, with debit cards far more popular than credit cards for online purchases.

Payment methods in the UK