Banking and payment service Curve, which connects several accounts to one smart card has announced Apple Pay support for users across Europe.
Curve is designed to simplify and unify the money management experience for customers by consolidating all bank cards into a single card and transfer transactions up to two weeks after a purchase was made with its go-back-in-time functionality.
Once a customer sets up their Curve Mastercard with Apple’s contactless payments service, it will work instantly with all of the cardholder’s bank and cards linked to their Curve app. The Curve card can be added to the Wallet app just like any other compatible credit or debit card, allowing it to be used anywhere that accepts contactless payments.
“We are thrilled to announce Apple Pay is here for all European Curve customers,” said Diego Rivas, Curve’s Head of Product-OS. “Curve’s integration with Apple Pay is a magnificent addition to Curve’s unique money management features, superbly complimenting Curve’s commitment to simplifying and unifying people’s financial lives and enabling even more ways for customers to pay with one of the most rewarding and feature-packed personal finance products on the market,” added Rivas.
Curve is available in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom (excluding Crown Dependencies Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man).
Adding Your Credit or Debit Card to Apple Pay
Once Apple Pay arrives in their country, users can add their credit or debit card to the service by doing the following:
- iPhone users running iOS 12 can go to the Wallet app and tap the “+” icon in the upper right-hand corner to begin, and then just follow the prompts. Users of iPads with Touch ID can add a card to the service to use in apps by going into “Settings” -> “Wallet & Apple Pay” to add a card there.
- Apple Watch users will need to enter the Watch app on their iPhone, Tap on the “Wallet & Apple Pay” option, and then tap the “Add Credit or Debit Card” option.
For more information about the service, visit the Apple website.