LONDON, 6th March 2018 – From today, Mastercard holders who load their card into Samsung Pay will be rewarded with £6 to spend at Costa Coffee branches. [1]

Mastercard and Samsung Pay is available to HSBC, John Lewis Partnership, M&S Bank, MBNA, Santander and Danske Bank customers². When customers opt into the promotion and upload an eligible card, a Costa Coffee voucher will appear in the voucher folder. It can be redeemed at any of Costa Coffee’s 2,380 branches in England, Scotland and Wales, across multiple transactions, until the £6 runs out.


Plus, for every Mastercard transaction made using Samsung Pay, Mastercard will donate five school meals to one of the world’s hungriest children through its partnership with the World Food Programme.

Simple and secure, Samsung Pay enables users to make faster and smarter purchases directly via a number of Samsung devices.³ Additionally, Galaxy S9, S9+, Note8, S8 and S8+ users can take advantage of the innovative iris scanner technology to authorise payments, providing a new level of biometric security to ensure peace of mind.

Samsung Pay allows consumers to pay almost anywhere wherever contactless payments are accepted in the UK. Mastercard contactless payments are accepted in 96 countries and more than six million locations worldwide.s3-news-tmp-103031-costa-1-736x414--2x1--736

Samsung Pay has also worked with TfL on exclusive functionality 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.


Notes to editors

 [1]UK Mastercard holders, excluding Northern Ireland

 ²Costa Coffee vouchers not available to Danske Bank customers.

³ Samsung Pay is currently available on the Galaxy S9/S9+, Note8, S8/S8+, S7/S7 edge, S6/S6 edge and  S6 edge+(with Android Nougat 7.0 software update), A3 2017, A5 2016 and 2017 devices, J5, and the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch (when paired with compatible smartphones running Android 4.4 KitKat and above). A limit of £30 may apply, based on merchant policies. Corporate cards currently not in scope.

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Adam Keal