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Android Pay / Apple Pay and the London Underground. (US Based Travelers)

Android Pay / Apple Pay and the London Underground. (US Based Travelers)

Old Apr 28, 18, 5:10 pm
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Originally Posted by tmiw View Post
Actually, entering the number from the physical card is supposed to cause TfL's website to show travel history for all devices associated with the card along with the card itself. For some reason this doesn't work with US issued Visa cards but I do remember it working with others.
I can confirm. I've paid with Apple Pay on my watch and iPhone. Even though the card numbers are obfuscated, I see a full transaction history with my actual card number including ones where I've used apple pay. They show up as a "2nd card" but with the same number on the profile.
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Old Apr 29, 18, 2:22 am
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Noted. Thanks for the correction. The only cards I've got on the phone are American Visa cards, so that'd explain why it never worked for me.
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Old May 20, 18, 2:56 pm
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To provide another data point, I was in London this past week and can confirm that Google Pay with Chase Visa cards works fine on TfL. I also tried a BofA Visa and it did not work -- looks like BofA hasn't yet implemented fDDA support. I re-added all my credit cards to Google Pay just before traveling to ensure they were recently provisioned.
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Old May 21, 18, 3:43 pm
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Apple Pay w/ Chase Sapphre Reserve Visa works.

Apple Pay w/US Platinum Amex and US Centurion Amex failed.

Those are my experiences this month.
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Old May 21, 18, 9:07 pm
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
Apple Pay w/ Chase Sapphre Reserve Visa works.

Apple Pay w/US Platinum Amex and US Centurion Amex failed.

Those are my experiences this month.
Can you view travel history on the tfl site with the CSR?
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Old May 23, 18, 10:11 am
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
Apple Pay w/ Chase Sapphre Reserve Visa works.

Apple Pay w/US Platinum Amex and US Centurion Amex failed.

Those are my experiences this month.
I tapped the physical Amex Platinum card itself on the tube during a recent visit.
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Old May 23, 18, 1:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Points Scrounger View Post
I tapped the physical Amex Platinum card itself on the tube during a recent visit.
Did it work to pay for the Tube?

You must have asked for a card with the contactless chip, as Amex hasn’t sent me those. Did you try to use Apple Pay with the Amex Platinum card selected for use to pay for the Tube? If so, did that work? It hasn’t worked for me.
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Old May 25, 18, 9:39 am
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post


Did it work to pay for the Tube?

You must have asked for a card with the contactless chip, as Amex hasnt sent me those. Did you try to use Apple Pay with the Amex Platinum card selected for use to pay for the Tube? If so, did that work? It hasnt worked for me.
I deleted my response soon after posting it when I realized that I had used the (physical) Hilton card not Platinum - sorry.

When I applied a couple of years ago, Amex issued me a contactless Platinum card without my asking; the NFC symbol is easy to miss on the back​​​ of the card!
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Which B of A Visa?

Originally Posted by pnfisher View Post
To provide another data point, I was in London this past week and can confirm that Google Pay with Chase Visa cards works fine on TfL. I also tried a BofA Visa and it did not work -- looks like BofA hasn't yet implemented fDDA support. I re-added all my credit cards to Google Pay just before traveling to ensure they were recently provisioned.
Can I ask which type of B of A Visa you used? Debit, Alaska Airlines, Premium Rewards, etc?

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Old Sep 13, 18, 5:53 am
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Update 9/13/18

ApplePay with Amex PRG, Costco Visa. Chase Sapphire Reserve

ALL NO GO

No idea why...bang up job on creating seamless inter-connectivity.
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Old Sep 13, 18, 11:03 am
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Originally Posted by gwade View Post
Update 9/13/18

ApplePay with Amex PRG, Costco Visa. Chase Sapphire Reserve

ALL NO GO

No idea why...bang up job on creating seamless inter-connectivity.
Re-add your two Visa cards and try again? Though if you already ended up getting an Oyster card, this might not be worth the trouble until your next trip.

(BTW the Costco Visa itself can be tapped at regular stores. Might work on TfL too.)
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Old Sep 13, 18, 9:37 pm
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Originally Posted by gwade View Post
Update 9/13/18

ApplePay with Amex PRG, Costco Visa. Chase Sapphire Reserve

ALL NO GO

No idea why...bang up job on creating seamless inter-connectivity.
Did you try using the Costco card contactless, or through ApplePay?
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Old Sep 14, 18, 6:53 am
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Originally Posted by BigFlyer View Post
Did you try using the Costco card contactless, or through ApplePay?
Through ApplePay. Didn't try contactless. Ended up just buying a Zone 1 return because I didn't want to futz around with it.
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Originally Posted by gwade View Post
Update 9/13/18

ApplePay with Amex PRG, Costco Visa. Chase Sapphire Reserve

ALL NO GO

No idea why...bang up job on creating seamless inter-connectivity.
AMEX will not work - that is a decision that AMEX made.

For your Visa cards, when did you add them to your phone? If they were added more than 12-15 months ago, they likely won't work.
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