Earlier this week, Mike and I drove 3 hours north to visit -- and place a deposit -- on a puppy. After battling Los Angeles traffic and navigating winding country roads, we made it to our planned stop in Solvang, California. We got out, stretched our legs… and promptly realized we’d left The Wallet at home.
In our early-morning excitement, neither of us remembered to ask the other if we’d packed the single wallet Mike carries with both of our driver’s licenses, insurance cards, cash, and bank/credit cards. With 100 miles’ worth of gas in the tank, 120 miles to drive back home, and no physical payment cards or ID, we were in a situation.
Mike got an idea: Can we use Apple Pay?