Apple Pay Coming Soon to Switzerland's Largest Bank UBS

apple pay ubsSwitzerland's largest bank UBS today announced that Apple Pay is coming soon, as noted by Macprime. The bank says that the rollout should be completed within the coming weeks.

A teaser tweet indicates that UBS will offer Apple Pay for its Visa credit cards at a minimum.

Apple Pay first launched in Switzerland in July 2016 with support for MasterCard and Visa cards issued by Bonus Card, Cornèr Bank, and Swiss Bankers.

To add a card to Apple Pay, open the Wallet app and tap the plus symbol in the top-right corner.

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Veinticinco Avatar
20 months ago

When is it coming to UK?
You’re joking right? Try 2014.
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arnoz Avatar
20 months ago

Switzerland is renowned for being an international tax haven.



Was. Source: Swiss working in finance.
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ksec Avatar
20 months ago

Sorry I meant Apple Card coming to UK or is it only going to stay in America?
Just out of a matter of interest, If the UK Apple Card has none of the benefits of US Apple Card, such as Cash Back, Lower Interest Rate. May be you only get a small amount of cash back from Apple purchase ( App Store and Apple Store ).

Would you still want one and use it?
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one more Avatar
20 months ago

I hope not for VISA only. What about just debit cards? I don't live on credit…
And TWINT is useless.
The UBS debit cards (V-Pay or Maestro) do not have standard card numbers starting with a 4 or 5, respectively. Instead, they are linked directly to your bank account. Therefore, you cannot use them to pay online. V-Pay can do contactless, Maestro cannot. So here are UBS debit cards for you. You can get a credit card with a standard number for an extra CHF 20 per year, though.
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FelixDerKater Avatar
20 months ago
They're late. No need for a headline at this point.
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one more Avatar
20 months ago

That, and here (Switzerland) UBS launched a competitive service (national only, called TWINT) that they've really tried hard to push for.
The problem with TWINT is that you cannot link it to a business UBS account, which kind of makes it useless for many people.


Thanks. Never took the plunge of using Revolut, and I love Trasnferwise for… transfers but didn't know their offered cards, too now!
Yep, they call it a multi-currency account, as below:



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