More than ever the option to pay for purchases without using cash has become important in our lives. COVID has meant that the less amount of touching of money the happier for everyone.
This is where Apple Pay and Google Pay come into their own. Yes, you can pull out the credit card from your wallet but if you have your phone handy or even your Apple Watch, the process of paying becomes a lot quicker.
With facial and fingerprint recognition there is absolutely no need to type in passwords (NB: depends on the limits set by the retailers) so making the whole transaction possibly safer and maybe healthier.
As a regular ocean swimmer, I find that I can go to the beach, record my swim and pay for my coffee without needing to have my wallet in my bag. This has to be the safer option. It is also great that my licence is also recorded on my App through Services NSW.
Up until now not all Australian banks have been accepting of the payment systems offered by Apple and Google. Over time this has changed and now most of the major Australian banks accept these payment systems.
If you go to Apple Wallet and Google Pay the instructions are fairly straight forward and it only takes a short time to set up your credit cards on your phone.
More and more using our electronic devices is becoming the norm and so is definitely worth while investigating. There are over 2 million Apps available. These are just a few that I have found throughout the years of helping people with their Apple devices and computers.