Fees and settlement
The two things you pay for are the £99 + VAT one-off cost of the card reader and 1.69% transaction fee for all the payments processed through it. There’s no setup fee or extra charges for foreign cards.
Delivery of the card reader is free, and there are no monthly fees or minimum sales volume required, so this is a pay-as-you-go system without hidden costs. SumUp has a 30-day money-back guarantee for the card machine in case you change your mind, and one year’s warranty if you keep it.
Payments go “directly into your bank account”, meaning they automatically reach your bank account 1-3 working days after each transaction, minus the transaction fee. Alternatively, the new SumUp prepaid card gives you access to payouts the day after transactions, even on weekends. That is, if you accept cards on a Saturday, you can spend those takings the next day, Sunday.
There are no fixed transaction limits. Instead, SumUp views transactions on a case-by-case basis (e.g. suspicious-looking or large payments may be flagged).