Apple Pay launched in UK

By | July 15, 2015


Officially Apple Pay has been launched in UK on July 14, 2015, which is after nine months since its official launch in United States. For your kind information, Apple Pay is mobile payment and digital wallet service provided by Apple, by using which you can make payment from your mobiles. This “Apple Pay” payment service supports more than 250,000 stores and companies in UK. These stores and company includes supermarkets like Lidl and Waitrose, rail and bus transports services networks of London, some restaurant chains like Nando’s and Wagamama.

By using this new contactless payment system, you can pay your bill in the shops of UK by using your iPhones. Apple Pay will allow you to pay up to £20 by using your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus or Apple watch, by touching your payment terminal of these gadgets. This limit of £20 will be raised to £30 in September. This Apple Pay has become quite popular in UK as major banks of UK are offering card that can be tapped to pay without need of typing security pin.

Apple has announced its plan to launch Apple Pay in UK at WWDC in May this year, where Apple also said that this service will be available in UK from July. Apple Inc. has also collaborated with eight UK banks and building societies like Natwest, Santander and Nationwide. Barclays has also announced that it will support Apple Pay, which is last of big four of UK to partner with Apple.