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Apple launched Apple Pay in Australia

Apple in the same week launched its mobile payment system Apple Pay in two largest countries of the world. From 17 November, Apple Pay became available to residents of Canada, and on November 19 the service debuted in Australia.

We will remind, for the year of Apple Pay (20 October 2014) is an American technology company managed to provide a payment service from your smartphone only in two States – the USA and the UK. The British had the opportunity to pay with iPhone only in July 2015.

Payment service Apple earned in Australia in an exclusive partnership with American Express. Rate it can only cardholders of this financial company.

“Using Apple Pay cardholders in Canada will be able to add the proper consumer cards, small business or corporate American Express cards and pay with their iPhone or Apple Watch in stores where contactless payments are accepted, and American Express,” – said in a statement.

Apple Pay was unveiled in September 2014, and its official launch on the American market took place in the second half of October. In the U.S. the service works with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover cards and most major banks. In July 2015, Apple Pay became available in the UK, and to restrict payment to £ 20. Two months later the limit was raised to 30 pounds.

Apple’s Vice President, Jennifer Bailey, has explained why the company launches the service in Canada and Australia, with the support of American Express. AmEx is a card Issuer and payment system that simplifies the process of entering the market. In Apple noted that the company already has agreements with over 1,000 banks around the world and the company hopes to obtain support among Australian financial institutions.

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