The UK Cards Association revealed on Tuesday that the ceiling for Apple Pay and other contactless payments is now ₤ 30 per transaction in the United Kingdom (through AppleInsider).
Apple Pay deals were previously restricted to ₤ 20 considering that the service introduced in the U.K. around 6 weeks back. British merchants will be updating their payment terminals starting today and over the coming weeks to accept the new limit.
Apple Pay in the United Kingdom is supported by major charge card Visa, MasterCard and American Express, with getting involved banks consisting of First Direct, HSBC, MBNA, Nationwide, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander and Ulster Bank. Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds Bank, M&S Bank and TSB will eventually support the service.
Apple Pay is suitable with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch when coupleded with an iPhone 5 or later.