Barclaycard US is allowing its cardholders in the US to save their card to Google Wallet, which will enable them to shop online wherever the ‘Google Wallet Buy’ button or in-person using the Google Wallet mobile app (view press release). Cardholders using their Google Wallet with their Barclaycard account will receive the rewards and benefits they would receive when using their Barclaycard. The payments business of Barclays in the United States, is encouraging cardholders to save their card to Google Wallet through a click-to-add process and then select it as their default payment choice.
Google Wallet can be used at brick-and-mortar merchants that accept Google Wallet and users tap their NFC-enabled phone at POS terminals that accept contactless payments. When shopping online at merchants that accept Google Wallet, consumers can pay by signing into their Google Wallet account and clicking ‘pay