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American Express with Apple Pay 


Effortless payments, extraordinary rewards...





Introducing Apple Pay


It's quick and simple to pay with your mobile device - just one touch, and you're done.

Find out more about making everyday purchases with your Apple device.  


How to set up Apple Pay


Step 1


Open the wallet app on your iPhone

Step 2


Tap the + sign to add your American Express Card

Step 3


Follow the one-screen instructions, and you're ready to go!

You can also add your Card using the American Express Mobile App. Simply log into your App, open the Account tab, select Apple Pay and follow the steps. 


How to use Apple Pay


Step 1


Hold your phone up to a contactless reader (no need to wake your phone or open the app)


Step 2


Use Touch or Face ID to verify it's you


Step 3


Wait for your payment to be authorised with a vibration or a beep. That’s it!



To make an in-app purchase, select the ‘Apple Pay’ button on the checkout screen. Find out how to pay using your Card on other Apple devices.




Where can you use American Express with Apple Pay


You can use Apple Pay at thousands of places that welcome American Express contactless payments,
either in-store or in-app. Plus, enjoy the freedom with no £30 limit on Apple Pay transactions*.


On the go? Use Apple Pay across all TfL services, including the Underground, buses and trams with just one single tap.
Simply select your American Express Card for Express Travel in the wallet app and you're good to go - no authentication needed. 










Mobile wallet security


Making mobile payments with your American Express Card is completely secure. Apple Pay provides an extra layer of

protection, as no one can make a transaction with your device without your secure authorisation.   


Your Card details are never stored on your device, and like all payments made using your Card, your mobile payments are

covered by our Fraud Protection Guarantee. 



Outstanding rewards and customer service


Whether you use your Card or Apple Pay, expect the same great rewards and world-class customer service – whenever or wherever you need us.




Still have questions? Check out our Apple Pay FAQs and view important information.




Amex app


 With the Amex App, you can easily manage your Account, view transactions and access  our latest Offers through your device. For added convenience,

you can also link your Card with Apple Pay directly via your Amex App.


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