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Garmin Pay welcomes Visa cardholders

Garmin International and Fit Pay announced that the Garmin Pay contactless payment feature is now available for eligible Visa credit, debit and prepaid accounts from many of the network's major participating issuing banks, according to a press release.

The new feature is available on Garmin's latest smartwatch, the vívoactive 3.

"We're excited to expand the availability of Garmin Pay to Visa cardholders," Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales, said in the press release. "The ability to make purchases right from the wrist, without phone or wallet, is an incredibly valuable feature for our active lifestyle customers."

Garmin Pay is now available to Visa accountholders from numerous participating issuing banks, including Bank of America, Capital One and U.S. Bank in the U.S.; and BonusCard, Cornérbank, ANZ and NAB (National Australia Bank) internationally.