Apple Pay is a convenient way to shop and purchase fast food without carrying around all your cards and coupons. It allows iPhone users to store their credit or debit card information in a secure format and pay by tapping their phone at a properly equipped POS.
Since gaining popularity, support for Apple Pay has become rather widespread, particularly at major shops and chains. However, there are some locations that still are not equipped to accept Apple Pay, and it makes a difference to know which ones are.
Does Arby’s Take Apple Pay?
Arby’s does take Apple Pay. You can tap your phone with the Apple Pay app at an Arby’s POS to pay for your meal.
Keep reading to find details on using Apple Pay at Arby’s, as well as information on using Apple Pay at fast food places in general.
Can You Pay With Your Phone at Arby’s?
The main advantage to using digital wallet apps like Apple Pay is that you can use your phone to securely pay for purchases without carrying around a bunch of cards in your wallet. Apple Pay is one of the best options for iPhone users, but there are other options, such as Google Pay, if you don’t have an iPhone.
You can pay with your phone at Arby’s using Apple Pay or Google Pay. They also take Visa contactless payments.
Some sources claim that Arby’s does not take Apple Pay or other digital wallets. This is not true for most Arby’s locations, but some stores may still be unequipped to accept Apple Pay. In these situations, you will have to use a more traditional payment method to process your order. However, you should still be able to use your Apple Pay to order Arby’s through their App or other food apps such as Uber Eats.
How Do I Use Apple Pay at Drive-thru?
If you’re in a hurry or you just don’t want to go into a restaurant to order your food, drive-thru can be a good option. However, you might run into trouble trying to use Apple Pay at the drive-thru for some restaurants. Luckily, Arby’s restaurants should be able to accept payment through Apple Pay in their drive-thrus.
The most intensive part of using Apple Pay is setting up the app with your preferred payment information:
- On your iPhone, open the Wallet app.
- Tap the “Add” button. It looks like a plus sign.
- Tap “Debit Card” or “Credit Card” depending on the type of card you are adding.
- Tap “Continue”.
- Follow the instructions on screen to add the information for your card.
- You may have to verify the information with your bank or the company that issued the card.
Once this is done, you should be all set to use Apple Pay at restaurant drive-thrus that accept it. You will be able to see an Apple Pay icon on or near POS systems that are equipped to accept Apple Pay. You can also use Apple Maps to identify restaurants and retailers that accept Apple Pay.
To use Apple Pay at the drive-thru, you can tap your phone with the Apple Pay app open to your preferred card on the POS just like you would in-store. Participating restaurants should have an Apple Pay icon on or around their POS.
If the restaurant you are at doesn’t have their POS equipped to accept Apple Pay for their drive-thru, you will have to use a more traditional payment method or possibly go into the restaurant in order to process your payment.
What Fast Food Can You Use Apple Pay?
Apple Pay has become a popular payment method in recent years, and many restaurants and other retailers have upgraded their POS systems to support it. There are many fast food places that accept both Apple Pay and Google Pay.
Fast food restaurants that accept Apple Pay include:
- Burger King
- Taco Bell
- And many more
For a comprehensive list of every retailer and restaurant that accepts Apple Pay, you can visit the Macrumors forums.
Using Apple Pay to handle your in-person payments can make your life a lot more convenient. The app is capable of securely storing your payment information and using it to communicate with equipped POS machines at shops and fast food places.
Most Arby’s locations in North America are equipped to take Apple Pay, even when going through the drive-thru. Simply tap your phone on the POS with the Apple Pay app open to your preferred card, and the payment should be processed without issue.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to fire away in the comments section.