I haven’t got a wireless card with Aqua, but the other subprime lenders tend to. This means Capital One and Vanquis primarily.
I wouldn’t expect wireless payments to phase out, in fact, it is quite the opposite. More and more financial institutions are pushing for “Contactless” and technology companies promoting hardware.
You are under no obligation to use wireless on a card. It isn’t such a big issue and I’ve never been swiped, without any protection at all from it. In fact sometimes it’s as close as my pocket!
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