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Is there a limit on the value of purchases I can make using my Westpac PayWear?

There is no maximum transaction amount for contactless purchases made using your Westpac PayWear. You can tap it for purchases just as you would use other methods capable of contactless technology such as your card or phone. For purchases over $200*, you will be required to enter your PIN.


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Things you should know

* As at 7 April 2020, the PayWear transaction limit has been temporarily increased from $100 to $200. This is a temporary increase, that is being progressive rolled out, and will be only available on certain cards and payment terminals at certain retailers. Customers are encouraged to follow the prompts at each terminal to determine whether a PIN is required. This increase to the PayWear limit is part of an industry-wide response to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.