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Does Costco Accept Apple Pay

By David Krug 3 minute read

Apple Pay, a contactless payment method that uses your debit and credit cards, has recently become a popular choice for consumers.

So, given that Costco is visited by thousands of iPhone users every day, you may be wondering if Costco accepts Apple Pay. What I’ve discovered is as follows!

In 2022, will Costco accept Apple Pay?

As of 2022, the majority of Costco warehouses and Costco gas stations will accept Apple Pay as a payment method. There is a limit to how many Visa debit or credit cards can be linked to an Apple Pay wallet at Costco in the United States.

Please continue reading if you want to learn more about the various payment methods accepted at Costco gas stations and the Canadian branch of the retailer, such as Apple Pay.

How Do I Find Out if Costco Accepts Apple Pay?

Apple Pay will be accepted at all Costco locations that have NFC readers (contactless payment devices).

Using the Costco warehouse finder, you can get the phone number of a nearby Costco location and inquire about whether or not they accept Apple Pay.

Apple Pay is accepted at Costco gas stations, isn’t it?

There are some Costco gas stations in the United States that accept Apple Pay, despite the fact that Costco Customer Service does not list Apple Pay as an acceptable form of payment.

In order to use Apple Pay at Costco, you must have a Visa card linked to your iPhone wallet and a contactless (NFC) reader at the gas station.

Our guide to the credit cards Costco gas accepts and the store’s operating hours can help you learn more.

Is Costco in Canada Accepting Apple Pay?

Apple Pay is accepted at most Costco warehouses and gas stations in Canada that have contactless readers (similar to Costco in the U.S.).

However, MasterCard debit and credit cards linked to Apple Pay accounts are accepted in Canada.

Is Apple Pay Available at Costco?

To use Apple Pay at a Costco warehouse or gas station, you must first add a credit or debit card to your device.

If you haven’t already set up Apple Pay, you can do so by following these instructions.

It’s as simple as putting your phone near the NFC reader at the checkout counter when the employee tells you to do so in order to complete the transaction.

In the United States, Apple Pay can only be used with Visa cards, as Costco has signed a deal with Visa.

Apple Pay can only be used with MasterCard credit cards in Canada, for the same reason as in the United States.

Who Else Pays for Your Costco Membership?

Costco’s gas stations, warehouses, and website all accept a variety of payment methods besides Apple Pay.

At warehouses and gas stations, you can pay with any Visa card, PIN-based debit or ATM card, cash, check, or mobile payment method (such as Samsung Pay or Google Pay).

You can use Visa and MasterCard cards, PIN-based debit and ATM cards, Costco shop cards, and Discover cards to pay for your purchases at Costco.com online.

Find out whether Costco accepts AmEx and PayPal as a form of payment by checking their payment policies.

To see whether or not Walmart, Walgreens, Dollar General, and IKEA accept Apple Pay while you’re out and about shopping, check out our guides on the matter.

Costco’s gas stations, warehouses, and website all accept a variety of payment methods besides Apple Pay.

At warehouses and gas stations, you can pay with any Visa card, PIN-based debit or ATM card, cash, check, or mobile payment method (such as Samsung Pay or Google Pay).

You can use Visa and MasterCard cards, PIN-based debit and ATM cards, Costco shop cards, and Discover cards to pay for your purchases at Costco.com online.

Find out whether Costco accepts AmEx and PayPal as a form of payment by checking their payment policies.

To see whether or not Walmart, Walgreens, Dollar General, and IKEA accept Apple Pay while you’re out and about shopping, check out our guides on the matter.

Bottom Line

Most Costco warehouses and gas stations in the US and Canada accept Apple Pay. However, Apple Pay is only compatible with Visa and MasterCard cards in the United States and Canada.

When a Costco employee asks you to use Apple Pay, bring your phone to the NFC reader.

David Krug

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