Navigo cards for traveling on the Paris metro and bus network are now supported on the iPhone, with the ability to “top up” subscriptions using Apple Pay (via iGeneration).
Last week, it was rumored that Apple had reached an agreement for Navigo cards to work with NFC on iPhone, and now the feature has arrived with the latest update of the Navigo app from the Paris transport authority, Ile-de-France. Mobilités.
Users can now purchase a Navigo pass within the app using Apple Pay and then scan their digital ticket at the gates via NFC. Contrary to previous reports, Navigo cannot yet be added to Wallet. This means that users need to keep the app open to scan their ticket.
Implementation is significantly more expensive than Apple Pay-based solutions in other cities. For example, in London, commuters can go through gates directly with Apple Pay, without the need to buy a ticket in advance or keep an app open. However, upgrading to Navigo allows …
- According to this source Paris Metro Navigo Cards are now supported on iPhone
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