Apple Pay reaches UAE
NO MORE RUMMAGING for your wallet or purse if you’re an iPhone owner in the UAE.
With the launch of Apple Pay, payments can now be made through a range of devices – iPhone SE, iPhone 6 (and later), iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 3 and later, and Apple Watch – providing devices are updated to iOS 11 and later, and can access apps or Safari.
The Address, Rove Hotels and Vida Hotels are accepting Apple Pay, along with many leading retail brands. A Marriott International spokeswoman said: ”We have tested Apple Pay in some of our retail locations in hotels, but yet to announce further plans.”Customers must have an iCloud account and credit and debit cards with Emirates NBD, Mashreq, HSBC, RAKBANK, Standard Chartered and Emirates Islamic.