9to5mac.com - 41 days ago
Who accepts Apple Pay now?
Whether you always keep your eye out for new places to use Apple Pay or you’re new to Apple’s fast and secure payment service, one thing is for sure, it’s growing and changing fast.
Let’s take a look at what stores and businesses are accepting Apple Pay now and the different ways you can use it. Just a few years after launching Apple Pay we’re seeing strong adoption and growth both from consumers and merchants. We’re constantly seeing new implementations beyond just retail and grocery stores such as huge fleets of vending machines being upgraded with Apple Pay support, table side order and pay terminals at restaurants, and even in-car support. Apple has also increased the payment services availability and use with support for the web, in apps, and in the US and the UK a variety of non-profits are now accepting Apple Pay. For now, there are 14 countries where Apple Pay is available with Taiwan rumored to be next up plus Germany and Italy possibly coming soon as well. You can find a full list of regions and financial institutions on Apple’s website. Figuring out who accepts Apple Pay while on the go If you’re not sure what stores and merchants will accept Apple Pay and you haven’t taken a look at the current list ahead of time, here are some ways to quickly find out: Look for one or both of the symbols shown above (in rare cases a merchant may display one or both of the symbols and not accept Apple pay).