Declared earlier in the year, it is now official: Discover bank cards will certainly be supported by Apple Pay from September 16th, the very same day as iOS 9 is released. Discover joins Visa and MasterCard in the United States as supporting card types for Apple’s contactless payments service.
To sweeten the deal, Discover is even providing a special cashback promotion to celebrate the addition of Apple Pay. You can get 10 % cashback on as much as $ 10,000 of in-store purchases till the end of the year, as long as those deals were making use of Apple Pay.
Discover it Miles, Miles and Escape cards will likewise make an additional 10 miles per dollar as part of the promo, once more as much as a $ 10,000 limit. Like other cards, making use of Apple Pay with Discover is seamless and automatic. You likewise get the same purchase and scams protection with Discover on Apple Pay as when utilizing a plastic card.
Unsurprisingly, Discover said in a statement that they are delighted to be on board with Apple Pay.
“We are thrilled for Discover cardmembers to have the ability to make use of Apple Pay. Benefits have actually constantly been necessary to our cardmembers, and we want to see to it they get a generous offer for buying with Discover and Apple Pay,” said Heather Roche, vice president of rewards at Discover. “We wish to encourage new and existing Discover cardmembers to add their Discover card to Apple Pay with a few simple clicks using our mobile app, take advantage of this 10 % Cashback Incentive, and experience the ease and convenience of utilizing Apple Pay.”
Apple Pay works with iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.