A credit card reader for vending machines also known as a credit card bezel are small square boxes that you can install on a vending machine to accept cards for your vending machine.
How to install a credit card bezel
The installation process is a little tricky and requires you to remove the bill validator from the back of the machine. After removing it you need to make holes above the bill validator where you will attach the bezel. Following this you’ll connect the power cord and screw the bezel into the machine. You can then put the bill validator back and put the facade of the vending machine back on.
This video is great explainer and will show you how to install a credit card reader for your vending machine.
What are the best credit card reader for vending machines?
VPOS – by Nayax’s VPOS a cashless payment systems on vending machines. It provides an all-in-one solution for magnetic swipe, contact, and contactless. It stays connected 24/7 using 4G or LTE.
VPOS Touch – by Nayax’s VPOS Touch is a vending machine debit card reader. It provides an all-in-one solution for magnetic swipe, contact, and contactless and NFC ( so includes QR payments). It stays connected 24/7 using 4G or LTE.
VPOS Fusion – by Nayax’s VPOS Fusion is a vending machine debit card reader. It provides an all-in-one solution for magnetic swipe, contact, and contactless and NFC ( so includes QR payments) and Cash. It stays connected 24/7 using 4G or LTE.
ePort® G10-S Kit is a vending machine credit card reader reader with inbuilt verizon 4G/LTE Wireless services supporting indoor and outdoor use. With 24/7 support. It accepts only contactless and NFC (which includes mobile wallet payments.)
eChoice™ EMV Bezel – by Craneapi is allows you to accept cash, credit, EMV, and contactless
4-in-1 Plus – by Craneapi is allows contactless EMV transactions as well as swipe cards.
Payter P66 – The P66 terminal is based upon the European Vending Association specification it can be easily integrated into the current machines. The ruggedized terminal is integrated (or placed behind a glass front) . It takes only contactless payments
Payter P66S – The P66S is the ideal solution for machines which has minimum space to integrate a terminal such as snack walls and toilets. The P66S unit is split into two parts: card reader and communication unit. It also only takes NFC/Contactless payments.
Payter P68 – The P68 is a terminal that supports all cards for secure, fast and convenient payments. This terminal supports all types of cards, swipe, chip and contactless. The card reader can be mounted on top of any machine, while the communication unit is located inside the machine.
What are the vending machine credit card fees?
Unfortunately vendors don’t provide their fees you have to write them and negotiate, the average is around 5% which is higher than a normal credit card machine.