Trainline offers Apple Pay to Italian customers
Trainline is offering its customers in Italy Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.
The independent rail retailer and train travel app is the first platform in Italy to allow this payment method for train travellers.
Apple Pay is available for purchases on the latest version of the Trainline app where Apple Pay can be enabled in Settings.
To buy train tickets on Trainline, both on iPhone and iPad users simply place a finger on the Touch ID sensor.
Security and privacy are at the core of Apple Pay.
When users select a credit card or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor Apple servers.
Instead, a unique device account number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the secure element on a device
“Our prompt response to this important innovation shows Trainline’s commitment to making the online purchase experience as easy and intuitive as possible,” said Benedetto Levi, country manager, Italy, Trainline.
“Innovation and technology are core to Trainline’s DNA, and this is a further demonstration.”
Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and beneﬁts offered by credit and debit cards.