Payments & Cards
Chase goes on the run with fitness wearables
NEW YORK, NY Jun 12, 2018 Customers can now use their preferred Chase Visa cards on Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay
In the race against time and getting the most out of your workouts, Chase takes you further now that customers can use their preferred card to pay directly from their wrist. Now, eligible Chase Visa credit and debit cards can be used with Fitbit Pay™, and on Garmin Pay – adding convenience and freedom to pay from your wrist, in addition to your smartphone or wallet.
Fitbit Pay™is available on the new health and fitness-focused smartwatches Fitbit Versa™ and Fitbit Ionic™. Garmin Pay, powered by Fit Pay, is available on the vívoactive® 3 smartwatch and new GPS running watches, the Forerunner® 645 and Forerunner 645 Music.
Both enable customers to make contactless payments in stores featuring NFC-enabled terminals.
Chase is the leading card issuer in the U.S. Millions of digitally active customers today use their cards across Chase mobile tools and other wallets.
Fitness wearables offer yet another choice to make the most of Chase Visa cards and are the latest addition to help consumers be able to use their cards everywhere they’d like.
“When our customers need or want to leave their wallet behind, we are there for the finish line smoothie, coffee on the run, or whatever the day brings” said Prashant Gandhi, head of digital consumer payments for Chase. “We want our customers to have the confidence to know we support their active lifestyles, everywhere they go.”
For more information about ways to use your Chase cards on the go, visit (LINK). To learn more about using and setting up Fitbit Pay, visit www.fitbit.com/fitbit-pay. For Garmin Pay, https://explore.garmin.com/en-US/garmin-pay.
Maribel Ferrer, Maribel.Ferrer@chase.com