Apple Pay officially launches in the UK today, July 14th, nine months after it originally rolled out in the United States. The contactless payment service has support from more than 250,000 stores and companies in the country, including supermarkets Waitrose and Lidl, restaurant chains Wagamama and Nando’s, and Transport for London’s rail and bus networks. Most purchases through Apple Pay in the UK currently have a £20 (around $31) cap, but that figure will reportedly rise to £30 (around $45.50) later this year.

Plans for Apple Pay’s UK launch were first announced at WWDC in May, but Apple said only that the service would reach the country in July. Earlier this month, 9to5 Mac narrowed that date down to July 14th, citing sources at…

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