SwatchPAY! is including a string to its bow by partnering with the cost community Visa.
With Cornèrcard, BonusCard and Swatch becoming a member of forces, the easy and contactless cost resolution is now obtainable for Visa cardholders. “We are more than happy to welcome Visa on board and make our simple and secure payment solution accessible to Visa clients in Switzerland – especially at a time when contactless payment is more popular than ever”, says Alain Villard, Model Supervisor Swatch Switzerland. For his or her half, Cornèrcard and BonusCard are very proud to be the irst Visa issuer to ofer the SwatchPAY! know-how to its Swiss clients. Alessandro Seralvo, Head Cornèr Group Playing cards Division, states: “We are delighted to be the launch partner of SwatchPAY! for our Visa clients. The fast and convenient payment solution is now available for Cornèrcard credit and prepaid cards and soon also for BonusCard payment cards.”
Volker Koppe, Head of Digital, Central Europe at Visa states: “We are very pleased that Visa cards can be used with SwatchPAY!. It is a unique new ofering in the market – making the secure payment token technology available on a passive device, which does not require internet connection, nor battery to work. Being much more afordable than smartphones or smart watches, it contributes to truly democratizing wearables payments.”
As contactless funds grow to be even increasingly generally used, SwatchPAY! is taking part in an essential and rising function in Switzerland. Visa information signifies that the share of Visa contactless transactions has elevated by greater than 50% between April 2019 and April 2020. To pay together with his wrist subsequent to the contactless cost terminal, the client solely must get a SwatchPAY! Watch, obtain the app, create an account and hyperlink an eligible cost card. No extra want to look right into a pocket or bag for a pockets or telephone once more! Essentially the most trendy cost technique, proper in your wrist. Cornèrcard and BonusCard are the irst issuers worldwide to ofer SwatchPAY! to its Visa shoppers.
At its launch in January 2019 (see press launch) SwatchPAY! pushed on contactless funds in Switzerland by making the cost course of simpler, extra handy, and cooler than ever earlier than. With the acceptance of Visa playing cards, its success story continues.
SwatchPAY! companions: Giesecke+Devrient, Mastercard, Visa, wearonize