Welcome to Sainsbury’s Help Centre

What payment methods do you accept?

Our stores and petrol stations are happy to accept:

  • Cash (Pound Sterling)
  • Valid MasterCard, Visa, Visa SimplyOne, Electron, Maestro, International Maestro, Amex and JCB cards
  • Contactless card - MasterCard, Visa & American Express (max transaction value £30)
  • Contactless mobile payment - Apple Pay or Android Pay app on their phone or device (e.g. Apple Watch)
  • Argos Card (Groceries, Tu Clothing, Homeware, Electronics from Superstore or local. Excludes Online, Petrol Station, Travel Money, LloydsPharmacy)
  • Valid coupons & vouchers
  • Sainsbury's gift cards and gift vouchers (Business gift cards are not accepted at our petrol stations.)
  • fuelGenie fuel cards (petrol stations only) 
  • All Star fuel cards (petrol stations only)
  • Azure card
  • Spree card
  • Pure card


For Online, we accept the following cards (UK registered cards only): 

  • MasterCard
  • Visa Credit
  • Visa Debit
  • American Express
  • Electron or Maestro


Please note, we do not accept cards with a foreign billing address on our online orders. The address to which the card is registered must be the same as the billing address, although you may place an order for an alternative address.

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