PayByPhone Simplifies The Parking Experience In ‘Canada’s Tournament Capital’ Kamloops, BC

June 14, 2022

Residents and visitors to Kamloops, BC can now enjoy a better parking experience thanks to PayByPhone. The leading global provider of mobile parking payment solutions, PayByPhone now offers safe, convenient parking payment for City owned surface lots across the city. With over 1.8 million annual tourists, ‘Canada’s Tournament Capital’ can now offer a simplified parking journey to these visitors, tourists, and the city’s residents.

“We’re excited to be introducing contactless parking services to Kamloops with our PayByPhone app,” said Carmen Donnell, Managing Director, NA at PayByPhone. “We are very happy to be working with the City to improve and modernise the consumer’s parking experience. Now when visiting sports teams come to compete, and residents or tourists come to enjoy recreation, events, and downtown Kamloops experience, drivers can use PayByPhone to complete their journey.”

PayByPhone is a hassle-free solution for over 50 million drivers, allowing them to pay for parking with just their smartphone. The app sends text messages automatically when a parking session expires and gives drivers the ability to extend their parking session without needing to return to their vehicle. Drivers can also begin a session without registering for an account, making it ideal for those who are pressed for time.

“We are thrilled to be working with PayByPhone to provide drivers in Kamloops with a new contactless mobile payment option to our City owned surface lots,” said Mo Perri, Community Services Supervisor. “This is an exciting update to our parking landscape that will simplify parking payment for our residents and visitors.”

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About PayByPhone

PayByPhone’s aim is simple: simplify your journey so you can focus on what matters most. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG, they are one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, processing more than $641 million USD in payments and over 5 million downloads per year. Available in more than 1,200 cities across the globe, PayByPhone helps millions of consumers easily and safely pay for parking without the hassles of coins, lines, or fines. Their smart, intuitive technology is at the centre of their user-first approach, delivered to make everything as simple as possible. For more information, please visit

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