Google has combined the Android Pay and Google Wallet into a service known as Google Pay.
With this Google App you can make payments online, in stores and even to buy tickets for traveling on the Las Vegas Monorail.
It is a fast and easy way to make payments as well as keeping all your information safe and secure. Google Pay does not share your card number and hence all your information is secure. You do not need to enter your payment information.
With Google Pay, check out is faster with just your device and no need for cash payment.
You can pay your friends or even make instant transfers with the help of Google App.
In order to purchase and use tickets for traveling by the Las Vegas Monorail, Google Pay has been unveiled by Google.
Riders on the monorail can buy their tickets online through the Monorail site on their Android phones. The tickets will be saved to Google Pay and with just waving your phone at the fare gate, you can board. A blue check mark appears on the screen to accept your ticket.
These online tickets are powered by NXP’s Mifare technology (Dutch Technology). The app will also show you all recent transactions and the location of the nearest monorail station.
In the near future, Google promises the use of Google Pay for transit to more cities. Google Pay will offer support for purchase of tickets and transit passes.
Using Google Pay for tickets
One can get their tickets on the app on their phone and can use it for traveling on the Las Vegas Monorail without the need for your debit or credit card.
You need to buy a ticket or a pass from the Monorail website and save it on your phone. Hold your phone at the NFC (Near Field Communication) terminal at the fare gate, without actually opening the Google app. Your pass will automatically appear when there is a connection.
The ticket which is saved on the Google Pay app will show you the locations where it will be accepted, the nearest monorail station and also the breakdown of your recent travel history.
As of now, Las Vegas Monorail is the first to adopt this app feature for travel and transit. Many more cities are expected to follow.
The best place to start the Google Pay app was the Las Vegas Monorail as it is considered to have the most advanced urban transportation systems in the world. The monorail has only 7 stations and the entire ride can be completed in just 15 minutes. The added advantage is that the Las Vegas Monorail is privately owned and operated.
Google Pay has got a fast and simple way to make payments in various places. The added advantage is that the Google Pay app protects all your payment information with multiple layers of security. You get more from your loyalty and rewards cards with Google Pay. With it you have easy check outs with Google products like Google Play, Chrome, You Tube Red by using the cards saved to your Google account.