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Apple Pay Now Available to Millions of French Visa Cardholders

Today, Visa announced that Visa debit and credit cardholders from French banks Banque Populaire et Caisse d’Epargne (BPCE group) now have access to Apple Pay which launches today

Apple Pay Now Available to Visa Cardholders in Switzerland

Visa Inc. announced today that around 1 million Visa cardholders in Switzerland now have access to the newly launched Apple Pay – giving users an easy, secure and private way to pay

Europeans “touched to pay” three billion times in the last 12 months – cementing contactless payments’ growing popularity

• 1-in-5 in-person Visa-processed card payments are now contactless • 3 billion contactless transactions made using Visa cards and devices across Europe between 1 May 2015 and 30 April 2016 • 165 million Visa contactless cards and 3.2 million POS terminals are now in active in Europe

Visa Europe unveils new Visa / Apple Pay “Ready” campaign

Visa Europe unveils new Visa / Apple Pay “Ready” campaign

• Campaign includes two TV adverts focused on being “Always Ready” in the moments that count • New ads from Saatchi & Saatchi are directed by Sam Brown working with production house, Rogue Films

Visa Europe unveils new Visa / Apple Pay “Ready” campaign

Visa Europe unveils new Visa / Apple Pay “Ready” campaign

• Campaign includes two TV adverts focused on being “Always Ready” in the moments that count • New ads from Saatchi & Saatchi are directed by Sam Brown working with production house, Rogue Films

Visa Europe unveils new Visa / Apple Pay “Ready” campaign

Visa Europe unveils new Visa / Apple Pay “Ready” campaign

• Campaign includes two TV adverts focused on being “Always Ready” in the moments that count • New ads from Saatchi & Saatchi are directed by Sam Brown working with production house, Rogue Films

The contactless transaction threshold increases to £30 today. Visa Europe welcomes this new threshold increase and believes it will be the most significant to date.

• The increase to £30 could affect approximately 3 million Visa transactions a day, for a total of over £70 million • Supermarkets, clothes retailers, department stores and pharmacy chains will benefit the most from the increase as 12-20% of all of their transactions fall into the £20-£30 band

Apple Pay Now Available to Millions of UK Visa

UK cardholders will be able to load their cards and use Apple Pay starting today. Apple Pay marks the debut of Visa Europe’s Payment Token Service. Visa Europe’s tokenisation technology is behind Apple Pay and offers enhanced security to protect against potential fraud You can use Apple Pay at any contactless terminal. There is no spend limit on upgraded terminals

Apple Pay Coming to Millions of UK Visa Cardholders

Visa Europe will offer Visa debit, credit and reloadable prepaid cardholders access to Apple Pay "Supported by Visa’s extensive contactless infrastructure, Apple Pay in the UK offers an easy, secure and private way to pay, catapulting mobile payments into the mainstream" Jeremy Nicholds, Visa Europe