Overall costs

The Air Card Reader is sold at a one-time purchase price of £29 (excl. VAT, incl. shipping). There are no fixed monthly fees, you just pay per transaction.

Accepted cards

The SumUp Air can process the following credit or debit cards: Visa, VPay, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, Union Pay.

Payment methods

With a registered SumUp profile and this card reader, you can provide the payment options of chip & PIN, and contactless (NFC), including Apple Pay and Google Pay.


Provide customers with their receipts via email, SMS, cloud print/sharing, and mobile printers.


Refunds can be done via the SumUp App or your online profile.


A tipping function can be enabled that allows customers to tip.

Employee profiles

In the SumUp App or your profile, you can create multiple sub-profiles, enabling your employees to log in to the app without having access to your profile details.


Charge your card reader with the included Micro-USB cable by connecting it to your computer or another power source. A fully charged battery lasts for 500+ transactions.