The year is almost up but Apple Pay is still popping up in new places. BJ’s Wholesale Club already accepted Apple Pay in its stores for members, and now BJ’s has become the second retailer to allow their store cards to be added to the Wallet app and be used for Apple Pay. Kohl’s was officially the first retailer to add Apple Pay support to their store cards in October, while JCPenney is said to be testing support ahead of a 2016 rollout. Apple Pay is also going live with cards issued from over 60 more banks and credit unions around the country:
American Community Bank of Indiana American United Federal Credit Union Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union Aspire Federal Credit Union Bank of Colorado Bank of Montgomery Catholic Federal Credit Union Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust CFCU Community Credit Union ChoiceOne Bank Community Bank of Mississippi Community Bank (Coast) Community Bank (Ellisville) Community Bank (North MS) Credit One Bank D.L. Evans Bank Dane County Credit Union Diamond Credit Union East Wisconsin Savings Bank Educational Community Credit Union Farmers Bank First Alliance Credit Union First Bank & Trust Company First Federal Savings Bank of Twin Falls First National Bank & Trust Company of Weatherford First State Bank of Middlebury Fox Valley Savings Bank Greater Kinston Credit Union Hanscom Federal Credit Union Home City Federal Savings Bank Hondo National Bank Indiana Members Credit Union INTRUST Bank Kemba Financial Credit Union Land of Lincoln Credit Union Laramie Plains Federal Credit Union LCNB National Bank Liberty Savings Bank, FSB Local Government Federal Credit Union Mississippi Federal Credit Union Montgomery Country Employees Federal Credit Union MVB Bank Inc Neighbors Credit Union New Horizon Federal Credit Union NorState Federal Credit Union North State Bank NW Preferred Federal Credit Union OMNI Community Credit Union Pinnacle Bank Sioux City Pinnacle Bank Texas Pinnacle Bank Wyoming Quad City Bank and Trust Republic Bank & Trust Company San Antonio Federal Credit Union SCE Federal Credit Union Sharon Credit Union South Shore Bank State Employees Credit Union Sun East Federal Credit Union Sunrise Banks Texas Capital Bank The Bank of Missouri TruWest Credit Union Vantage West Credit Union Wayne Bank Wilson Bank & Trust
As for 2016, there’s a lot to look forward to with Apple Pay including new locations accepting it like Starbucks, KFC, and Chili’s, plus potentially a new way to send cash to other Apple Pay users with a rumored peer-to-peer payment feature in the works. Walgreens recently became the first retailer to support reward cards through Apple Pay, and even more including Dunkin’ Donuts and Panera Bread are expected next.
Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later, Apple Watch, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, and iPad Pro.