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Ahlibank Launches Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay

12 December 2022
Doha – December 5, 2022– Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, has announced the launch of Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay, as part of the Bank’s commitment to providing more secure and easy payment solutions for its customers.

Ahlibank customers can now enjoy, fast and secure payments on the go with their Ahlibank Visa Debit and Credit Cards linked to Fitbit and Garmin devices as contactless payment options are gaining momentum across Qatar and around the world.

Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay enable Ahlibank customers to make seamless, secure and contactless payments for in-store purchases worldwide with their Fitbit Ionic and Versa smartwatches or their compatible Garmin smartwatches.

With the Fitbit and Garmin devices, the Bank's customers do not need to present their Cards or share the cards' numbers with the merchant, and their actual Card numbers are not stored on the devices. The customers instead use a unique generated token number for every transaction.

Customers can easily add their Ahlibank Visa Card to Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay, and make payment with their watch and keep their transactions private on the go without a wallet or smartphone. The Fitbit and Garmin devices also give the customers opportunity to temporarily block or delete a Card at any time, or change the Card they want to make purchases with at the checkout points.

The devices are compatible with Apple and Android smartphone or tablet.

Commenting on the launch of the contactless payment services, Mr. Mohamed Al Namla, Deputy CEO Business Support, Services & Human Resources at Ahlibank said: “We are proud to add Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay to the series of payment options provided by the Bank. These services will enhance customers’ experience by providing them with the option to pay on the go in a seamless, safe and convenient way.

Mr. Al Namla further added: “This comes as part of the Bank’s effort to continually expand its products and services to meet the modern lifestyle needs of its customers and commitment to find innovative solutions. This payment method works with all Ahlibank Credit and Debit cards from Visa. Setting up the service is very easy and works on both IPhone and Android devices.

Customers can contact Ahlibank Contact Centre on +974 4420 5222 for more details.

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