Apple Pay for Visa, Mastercard and Santander

Apple announced that Apple Pay will be coming to the UK next month, and so all the banks seem to be tripping over themselves to announce they will be supporting the service.

Apple Pay for Visa, Mastercard and Santander


We have had press releases from Visa, Mastercard and Santander saying they will be supporting the service. HSBC, MBNA, Natwest/RBS/Coutts, Lloyds bank, TSB and Ulster Bank are also getting involved. In fact the only major UK bank that hasn’t signed up to the service is Barclays (probably because they are pushing PingIt).

Apple Pay for Visa, Mastercard and Santander

 

Nathan Bostock, CEO of Santander had this to say about Apple Pay:

“Digital technology is rapidly changing how customers bank and pay on the move, and we are working to be at the forefront of that change. Apple Pay is set to change the way we pay for products and services in the UK…”

Apple Pay will be coming to the Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch for in-store purchases with the iPad Air 2 and Mini 3 also supported for in-app purchases.

Full press releases are below:

Mastercard

Visa

Santander

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