Elavon Launches Apple Pay Support for Canadian Businesses

Payments solution provider Elavon, a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp., has announced the launch of support for Apple Pay and AMEX cardholders for Canadian businesses.

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Mia Huntington, Vice President of Elavon in Canada, said in a statement “Along with the increasing consumer demand for contactless payments, Elavon and Apple Pay enable businesses to offer the convenience their customers expect through their preferred method of payment including their iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch.”

Elavon has over 1.3 million customers in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Mexico, Brazil and Puerto Rico.

Canadian payments processor and supporter of Apple Pay, Moneris, previously noted while some merchants accept American Express, tap-to-pay for the latter is turned off by default, which means businesses require calling in to enable it for Apple Pay. Moneris explained “It’s not a default feature as not all merchants want the capability.”

How are you finding Apple Pay so far in Canada?

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