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Cashback and Contactless payments. Halifax debit cards have them all. And are they secure? Absolutely, so using them whether you're at home, online or abroad is easy. And as they are all backed by Visa, they can be used all over the world. Not bad for a little bit of plastic eh?

Please note the Halifax Photocard service is no longer available.

Get up to 15% cashback when you shop with Cashback Extras

Activate your offers, then shop using your Halifax debit card and get cashback.

Cashback Extras enables you to receive personalised cashback offers from participating shops.
To start earning cashback, follow these steps:Participating retailers logos

  • Click on each personalised offer in Online or Mobile Banking to activate it
  • Shop with your Halifax debit card - or credit card if you're the main cardholder
    - in line with the retailer's offer conditions
  • Cashback will be paid into your Halifax bank account on or before the
    last work day of the following month

You must have a Halifax bank account, aged 18 or over and bank online. Once you're signed in, click Cashback Extras from Your account tools and switch it on.

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Have a bank account and registered online?

Sign in and activate your offers

Find out more about why you should bank online.

To earn cashback each offer must be activated online and applies to your next purchase. Simply pay with your Halifax debit card, or credit card if you’re the main cardholder, in line with the retailer’s conditions. Merchant offers and cashback amounts vary.

Contactless payments in an instant

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If you've a card with the wave sign , then shopping is simpler wherever you see the symbol. You can pay for anything up to £20, just touch and go - there's no need to enter a PIN!

  Contactless can be used in a number of shops and restaurants across the UK.


More about contactless payments

Compare our current accounts in detail

Picking the perfect current account is easy as 1, 2, 3.

Before you go away

If you're going away notify us before you travel. You can let us know by calling 08457 20 30 40 or visit one of our branches.

If you want to know more about using debit or credit cards abroad and charges that apply, read our guide.

Top 5 reasons for using a debit card

  • Accepted worldwide wherever you see the visa sign
  • Security and protection against fraud and issues with goods bought from retailers, where you could use Visa Chargeback to claim your money back
  • Safe and secure alternative to cash
  • Contactless convenience - pay with a touch and go
  • Control - every purchase itemised on your statement

Disputing a debit card payment

If a payment has been made on your account and you don't think it's correct we may be able to help you with claiming the payment back.

More about disputing a payment