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Wallets are such a big part of all of our lives. Even if we're not leaving the house to go out and purchase something, we're still reaching for our wallets to grab our credit card information to place an online order.
When we are out shopping, it's important to feel secure in that our information is not being stolen as we go from store to store. Radio-frequency identification-blocking (RFID) wallets help to keep your accounts safe from getting hacked and block risky RFID signals from stealing your credit card info, driver's license details and any other card in your wallet that has an embedded RFID chip.
Although we're thankful for RFID chips because they allow us to tap instead of swipe our cards during a transaction, we still want our information to remain safely in our wallets and accounts. That's where RFID-blocking wallets come in.
We've picked out 11 RFID-blocking wallets and purses from Amazon that encase your cards in a material that interferes with radio waves and ensure your information will remain safely secure.
Kinzd's minimalist wallet has six card slots, one ID window and one money or receipt pocket. It's an RFID-blocking wallet that has a silver lining that can block RFD signals and keep your information in your cards from being stolen. This wallet comes in 31 different styles and colours. Its ultra-slim design makes it easy to slide in your pocket or take up a minimal amount of space inside your purse.
This wallet has a 4.6-star rating with more than 13,000 reviews. "Great compact wallet that fits in any pair of jeans no matter how tight the pockets are. Has 5 card slots but can hold additional ones in a side pocket. Money slit is a little bit small and folding cash in half still makes it stick out slightly," one happy customer wrote in their review. "Looks slick and seems to be made with good material. Only had it for a few months so I wouldn't know if it will be a wallet that lasts."
SHOP IT: Amazon, $13
BOSTANTEN's leather wallet is made of wax oil leather, and it's compact enough to put into your pocket or small crossbody bag. It has a two-button closure design to make sure all of your cards are safe. It has 9 credit card slots, one ID window, one coin zipper pocket, two full-length compartments to put money in, one removable card sleeve and promises to hold up to 40 bills. It's equipped with RFID secure technology and will block 13.56 MHz or higher RFID signals to protect your valuable information.
This wallet comes in 26 different colours, and it was a 4.5-star rating with more than 4,000 reviews. "It's is like a big one in a small package. Real nice. Nice leather, nice colour, and you can put everything in it like the big one and even more. Love it. Would buy it again for sure," one Amazon shopper wrote in their review.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $39
This Tommy Hilfiger leather wallet has 11 interior card slots and 1 ID window. It will protect your identity and information with its RFID-blocking material.
This wallet has a 4.7-star rating with more than 500 reviews on Amazon. "Would be a very nice gift for someone. Like that is lined protective material to help with cyber theft. All around great quality," one customer wrote in their review. "If it’s anything like the last Tommy Hilfiger wallet I got over 10 years ago, it should last a long time."
SHOP IT: Amazon, $40
Litthing's compact 3-layer design purse is the perfect option for people who like to use their phone without taking it out of their bag. You can operate your phone with the touch screen layer, saving your phone from water damage, stains and scratches.
It has two main pockets, one front zipper pocket, one back clear window pocket for your phone and six card slots. It's RFID-blocking, so it will protect your valuable information like credit cards, banking info, driver's licenses and more.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $30
Timberland's RFID-blocking wallet stops theft and electronic pickpocketing, protects your credit cards, debit cards, driver's license and any other RFID-enabled cards. It has a billfold, a snap closure, one ID window, 15 credit card pockets, three slip pockets and an accordion-style pocket with a back zipper coin pocket.
This wallet is made of 100 per cent leather, features the Timberland signature tree logo and comes in seven different colours, including wheat, cognac, cherry and more.
It has a 4.5-star rating with almost 1,500 reviews. "Sturdy, good quality. High quality, very useful and fits nicely in my handbag," one happy customer wrote.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $40
Herschel's RFID-blocking card holder wallet will help prevent the unwarranted scanning of your personal cards. It's designed with their signature striped fabric liner, and it has multiple card slots and a top-access storage sleeve. It comes in five different colours and designs, including navy, woodland camo, raven crosshatch, watercolour and black.
It has a 4.8-star rating with mnore than 4,000 reviews. "Love. Tiniest perfect wallet. Just perfect for someone who hates carrying a lot around with them. Slim and fits what I need," raved one customer.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $17
This cute crossbody bag from Pearl Angeli comes in 8 different colours, including green, wine red, grey, shiny yellow and more. It's designed as a small bag with a metal button and adjustable leather straps. It can be used as a crossbody bag, messenger bag, shoulder bag, or carried as a purse. It's secured with anti-magnetic cloth and advanced RFID secure technology to protect all your valuable information.
It has a 4.5-star rating with more than 300 reviews. "Great small wallet! Great for carrying my cellphone and cards. Cards are easy to pull out and more than enough room for my cell phone. It would have been nice if there was a place to put my lipstick. As I always bring with me. Can wear it as a cross-over wallet to have my hands free or as a wristlet," one customer wrote.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $28 (originally $34)
This sleek-looking wallet from Columbia will keep your credit cards safe and protected with its RFID lining that acts as a blocking shield to keep all of your data protected. It has a slim design with a classic look, and it features a stitched logo patch on the front.
It has a 4.8-star rating with more than 1,000 reviews on Amazon. "Very happy with this wallet. Made from quality leather and a very nice feel to it. I don't have anything negative to say about this wallet," one happy customer wrote.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $30 (originally $32)
Foxer's genuine leather wallet has a phone pocket, zipper pocket, money pocket, 10 card slots, bill slots and photo holder. It comes in a plaid pattern or two colour options, black and rose gold. It has a detachable wristband so it can go from wrist clutch to wallet.
This wallet has a 4.6-star rating with 100 reviews. "Beautiful piece from Foxer for my collection. Gorgeous rose gold colour... exactly as described and shown in pictures. Awesome details and quality. Super fast shipping," an Amazon shopper wrote in their review.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $48
This is the perfect wallet for someone who's looking for more room to store their cards. It's made of genuine leather, and it was 10 card slots, plus an ID window, along with three hidden pockets behind each bank of slots. This wallet has RFID-blocking security to protect your cards. Every card slot is individually shielded, so your information is protected no matter where you place your cards in the wallet.
This wallet has a 4.6-star rating with more than 1,000 reviews. "Excellent wallet for anyone with numerous cards. The leather is nice and soft. Just the perfect gift," one customer wrote in their review.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $33
This wallet from APHISON has two transparent ID windows, six card slots, three cash sloths, one internal zip pocket and magnetic buckle closure. It can hold your cellphone, credit cards, change, bills, and business cards. It is equipped with RFID secure technology to protect your data, and it comes in 21 different colours, including tangerine, blue, coffee, pink and more.
This wallet has a 4.6-star rating with more than 900 reviews. "This wallet is everything I expected. I love the red colour., it’s easier to see in my dark lined purse. I love the ‘sunflower’ design on the wallet. It holds all my cards safely and securely. The price is great for what I got, and I highly recommend this attractive wallet," one happy customer wrote.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $24
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.