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Topic # 143893 30-Apr-2014 19:24
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I have been looking for any information on the following topic for a while now:

Google Wallet and/or some form of Virtual Wallet in NZ. 

All the info I can find, both here and through other various Google searches are dated back to 2012.

If anyone knows where this is currently sitting at the moment that would be fantastic. I hate the fact that my phone (Nexus 5) has the functionality but nothing to use it with.

Thanks guys :D

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  Reply # 1034573 1-May-2014 09:57
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Well according to this  link Google Wallet should work with Mastercard Paypass

http://www.mastercard.us/google-wallet.html

And the Paypass locator shows NZ sites.

If you have a NZ Mastercard that is Paypass enabled, you can try to register the card to Google Wallet and try it at a merchant that supports Paypass.

The only times I ever got Google Wallet to work with my phone (at the time it was a Galaxy Nexus) was when GW was first introduced and it was a stored value card. Once they went credit it stopped working since GW apparently does not support international credit transactions.




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  Reply # 1034679 1-May-2014 11:25
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What are you trying to do/achieve? Your post is cryptic.




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  Reply # 1034714 1-May-2014 12:05
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I am guessing the OP wants to know if he can use Google Wallet with NFC terminals rather than using a card.

It would be nice since you can check the status of the transaction immediately on your phone. Perhaps somebody with a NFC phone with Google Wallet and a local Paypass Mastercard can try it out?




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  Reply # 1038001 6-May-2014 22:58
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I have a NZ mastercard paypass CC, installed GW, added the CC to GW.
For some reason, i cannot use a NZ CC as my mode of payment for Paypass through GW. I can, however, use a USA CC instead.
I tried to change the address of my NZ CC to an USA address, and then it allows my NZ CC to be used.
I have to give it a go at some local store with the USA address, i am assuming, it wont work.

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  Reply # 1038741 8-May-2014 08:14
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Google Wallet isn't supported outside of the USA. All the other verification features ask for a "Social security" number so anything other than the "tap & pay" feature is right out.

Westpac do their Masterpass digital wallet, think it's for online purchasing only.

I've noticed that many of the places I shop that used to have paypass terminals have all gone back to non-paypass terminals. Some of them are too sensitive and if you want to pay with a different account other than the nominated paypass account, then tough luck because it'll pick up the chip when you go to try and swipe\insert the card negating the ability to choose an alternate account.

Plus retailers don't like paying the extra charges given that NFC payments are processed as credit card payments instead of an EFTPOS transaction, can hardly blame them.






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  Reply # 1038794 8-May-2014 09:55
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I have a US Mastercard with Paypass. That never worked with Google Wallet since while the card is accepted, GW as noted by somebody else, does not support international transactions.

I had other things on my mind when I was in the US in January so I didn't think to check then. I guess it should have worked. There were enough places I normally shop that accepted it.




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  Reply # 1040513 9-May-2014 08:19
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You guys may want to check out http://www.tsmnz.co.nz/ or https://www.paymark.co.nz/info-hub/tsm.html. Seems to be a joint venture between the three telcos and the major banks. First time in the world that it has been implemented to such a degree!

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  Reply # 1040646 9-May-2014 10:01
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stevenz: Westpac do their Masterpass digital wallet, think it's for online purchasing only.


That is actually a white-label MasterCard MasterPass. It's for online only and does not support any other payment form.





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