I use Apple Pay on my watch all the time. And I am amused how often Im told 
there us limit of £30 - until I use the watch and - no , there isn't! Except in 
Waitrose - which I found quite embarrassing!!!!!  Andrew

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> On 8 Aug 2017, at 19:47, Sam - MacAmbulance <i...@macambulance.co.uk> wrote:
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> I use it as frequently as I can, it really is impressive. Am looking forward 
> to ios11 and peer to peer payments too, though I hope Apple doesn't take a 
> cut of those
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> On 8 Aug 2017, at 19:11, nick_publ...@mac.com wrote:
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> Still only using a 5s I am barred from the ‘joys’ of using Apple Pay but have 
> a subconscious desire to join the pioneers although I have grave doubts that 
> of the desirability of a totally cashless society, but luckily I feel there 
> will always be a residue of retro humans who will fight an effective 
> rearguard action that will mean cash will continue.
> But (referring back to the Rapport thread earlier) I have activated the RBS 
> app today on my phone which will hopefully circumvent my original problem.
> 
> Am amazed that John Lewis doesn’t do cashless but Waitrose does?!
> Nick
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>> On 8 Aug 2017, at 18:51, Paul R Owen <consult...@mac.com> wrote:
>> 
>> My experiences mirror yours Tony, my wife and I use it whenever possible 
>> because it is so convenient, especially using our Apple Watches which is 
>> always a good conversation starter with the cashiers. I visited John Lewis 
>> yesterday, and they don't have contactless at the moment ☹️. 
>> 
>> Apple Pay also works throughout the London Transport system. 
>> 
>> Lots of retailers don't realise that they could adjust their payment systems 
>> to accept more than the £30 original limit, until I educate them. 
>> 
>> Paul Owen
>> 
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>>> On 8 Aug 2017, at 17:43, A C Crooks <tcro...@me.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I've been wondering the extent that other SMUGGERS are using Apple Pay?
>>> 
>>> I've just been reviewing recent purchases made with Apple Pay, using the 
>>> transaction list in the Wallet app, and realised that;
>>> 
>>> 1. I use Apple Pay pretty much every day,
>>> 2. I use it from 10-20 times per week, and
>>> 3. I use for even small purchases, less than £5, frequently - coffees, car 
>>> parking, beer, etc.
>>> 
>>> The major UK banks have raised the threshold for contactless payments via 
>>> payment systems such as Apple Pay from £30 max to an unknown upper limit. 
>>> It isn't possible, except by trial and error, to find out which outlets 
>>> allow contactless payments above the £30 threshold. I assume that this has 
>>> more to do with 'merchant services' providers rather than retailer's own 
>>> policies.
>>> 
>>> As far as I can tell the only national retailer that doesn't accept Apple 
>>> Pay, or any payment by smartphone, is W H Smith, although their card 
>>> payment systems do allow contactless payments. I assume they are slow to 
>>> roll out full contactless payments.
>>> 
>>> Here in East Devon quite a few local authority car parks have adapted their 
>>> parking ticket machines for contactless, usually WavePay. The RFID readers 
>>> are either low powered, or suffer from adverse weather as the car parks I 
>>> regularly use my iPhone at are inconsistent in accepting an Apple Pay 
>>> transaction. Some Wetherspoons also seem to be having similar problems - 
>>> cards OK, smartphones intermittently don't work.
>>> 
>>> I regard Apple Pay as secure, less fiddly than cards, and pretty quick. And 
>>> I find I use cash even less frequently now than before I became an Apple 
>>> Pay 'addict'. Must be becoming quite normal now as a year ago people used 
>>> to express surprise about it but now in many places I visit payment this 
>>> way is almost expected - card machine waved at you expecting a contactless 
>>> payment. 
>>> 
>>> How is it for you? 
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> Tony
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