Chase Bank has announced the rollout of its new Chase contactless credit cards with "blink" in the greater New York and Philadelphia metro areas. Chase will start delivering the new cards with blink to more than two million cardmembers in the New York metro area for use at an initial base of approximately 1,800 merchant locations. Beginning this week, Chase will deliver the new credit cards with blink to approximately 900,000 cardmembers in the Philadelphia area for use at an initial base of approximately 1,200 merchant locations.
Working in conjunction with Visa U.S.A. and MasterCard International, Chase has identified locations where speed and convenience are important to consumers and is introducing the new Chase card with blink with an impressive roster of participating Philadelphia merchants.
The number of merchants accepting the Chase card with blink is expected to grow steadily throughout this year and into next year. The new Chase cards with blink also feature the traditional magnetic stripe and can be used anywhere Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
Separately, Chase announced a new co-branded Rewards Visa card with Wawa