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Best Credit Cards with Apple Pay Support

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Apple Pay campus (Image credit: Apple)

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Apple Pay is a glorious creation that lets you pay at just about any tap-enabled debit machine with a tap of your iPhone or Apple Watch. It also lets you buy stuff online without having to bust out your credit card, thanks to Apple's online Apple Pay partners. If you're in the market for your first (or just a new) Apple Pay-compatible credit card, then consider these, so you can get all the loyalty points, rewards, and more!

Cash back cards

For those looking to keep their rewards simple and don't want to get too involved with the points game, these cards will earn you steady cash back rewards.

Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card

The Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card is one of the best cards around for those who are looking to skip any kind of categorized rewards and instead opt for a drop-dead simple rewards system.

Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

The Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express sets it's customers up with a very simple cash back rewards program that's great for the everyday essentials.

Chase Freedom®

The Chase Freedom® card is a great card for those who want straightforward cash back with extra rewards every quarter in rotating categories.

Travel and airline rewards

Love to travel? Then why not earn travel rewards while you make your everyday purchases? The following travel cards are built to earn you the most rewards possible for when and how you travel.

Capital One Venture

The Capital One Venture card is an award-winning credit card for travelers who don't want to be tied down by blackout dates or travel restrictions.

The Platinum Card® from American Express

The Platinum Card® from American Express is a solid travel credit card with a ton of extra cardholder benefits that help you travel in style.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is a solid do-everything travel card that is built specifically to earn you points on all travel and dining related purchases.

Best for Canadians

Living in the Great White North? Below are some of the best credit cards that support Apple Pay in Canada.

President's Choice Financial Mastercard

If you live in Canada, then you know the Loblaw family of companies has at least one store in just about every city in the country. Love free groceries? This is the card for you. President's Choice recently amalgamated it's PC Points program with Shoppers Drug Mart's Optimum points program, so you can now earn points for both stores on every single purchase you make.

Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite

The Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite is designed for the everyday essentials, earning you a ton of rewards on groceries, gas, medicine, and even all of your bills.

RBC WestJet World Elite Mastercard

WestJet is the best airline in Canada. That's just empirically true, and I won't have any argument. The RBC WestJet World Elite Mastercard makes that experience even better.

Apple Pay All Day

No matter if you are looking for cash back, travel, or rewards up north, all of these cards support Apple Pay, so enjoy leaving swiping in the past and start tapping (or holding close and hovering your face over your phone).

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.

1 Comment
  • The US Bank Altitude Reserve earns 3x points on all mobile wallet (Apple Pay) transactions. That 3x is good for 4.5¢/dollar towards travel, or 4.5% back if you prefer to look at it that way. Well worthy of a mention.