The beginning of June 2017, it was announced that Visa Checkout had launched in the U.K. The first U.K. merchant to get on board with Visa Inc.’s new secure payment method was travel company lastminute.com. Fast forward to the beginning of 2018, Visa proudly announced on Jan. 31 that Visa Checkout hit a milestone, securing 1 million customer accounts.
Essentially, Visa Checkout allows consumers to securely store shipping and payment details. No need to re-enter information every time the consumer shops online. Customers can easily enter a username and password that is consistent across all merchants (those offering Visa Checkout). First launched in 2014, Visa Checkout has expanded into 23 countries and has 20 million registered users worldwide.
Delighted with the launch and lastminute.com’s decision to choose Visa Checkout, Kevin Jenkins, managing director of Visa U.K. & Ireland, said, “We are actively working with leading retailers to bring the benefits … Read the rest