Revolut launches Apple Pay

Revolut has enabled its customers to use Apple Pay in 16 destinations, including the UK, Spain, and Austria, to enable payments to be made via the iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac.

Revolut customers are able to add their Revolut card to Apple Pay via the Revolut app or via the Wallet app, with those without a plastic card able to add a ‘virtual’ card to their Apple Wallet and start using instantly.

Apple Pay does not store card numbers on the device or on Apple servers, instead using an assigned device account number which is encrypted and stored in the secure element on a device.

Each transaction is authorised with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

Arthur Johanet, Product Owner for Card Payments at Revolut, said: “Revolut’s ultimate goal is to give our customers a useful tool to manage every aspect of their financial lives and the ability to make payments quickly, conveniently and securely is vital to achieving this.

“Our customers have been requesting Apple Pay for a long time, so we are delighted to kick off our rollout, starting with our customers in 16 markets.

“This is a very positive step forward in enabling our customers to use their money in the way that they want to.”