In partnership with Mastercard, every Samsung Pay journey in London will feed a child this October

October 16, 2017
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Starting on Monday 16th October (World Food Day), for three weeks, every time a pay as you go journey is made on Transport for London (TfL) and National Rail Services in London, using a Mastercard , one school meal will be donated.


Whether it’s a contactless Mastercard, a Mastercard loaded into Samsung Pay or other various payment methods, each completed journey will provide a school meal for a child in need, through Mastercard’s partnership with the UN World Food Programme (WFP). This is the first campaign of its kind on London’s transport network.
Customers can use on Trams, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, Emirates Air Line, River Bus and most National Rail services in London, and a meal will be donated for every single journey made using a Mastercard.


“We’re delighted to be involved in such a worthy cause and thrilled that it’s the first time this initiative has taken place,” said Conor Pierce, Vice President of Mobile, Samsung United Kingdom & Ireland. “It’s very important we make use of the capabilities we have to benefit everyone, and through bringing together our leading technologies, we’re able to deliver just that.”


Samsung has also worked with TfL on exclusive functionality for Samsung Pay that allows users to set a payment card up as a ‘transport card’ to use on all TfL services and most National Rail services in London, allowing them to simply tap their phone against the card reader, eliminating the need to wake their phone or verify with a fingerprint or passcode.



About Samsung Pay in UK:

Samsung Pay, a mobile payment service from Samsung Electronics, is simple, secure and works almost anywhere you can use a contactless payment cardSamsung Pay provides consumers a way to pay at millions of merchant locations that accept contactless payment cards. Samsung continues to strategically expand its partnership ecosystem for Samsung Pay to provide greater flexibility, access, and choice for customers while enabling an easy and safe payment experience. Samsung Pay is compatible with select cards and Samsung devices, and leading wireless providers. Visit to learn more.

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