- All accounts have access to our latest Places API
- All accounts receive $200 in free monthly usage credits to be put toward Places API V2 and/or V3 usage
- Removal of the $599 monthly fee for our Startup tier
- Removal of Call per Day restrictions
- Removal of Photos or Tips per Venue restrictions
- Sandbox and Pay As You Go have 50 QPS standard. Enterprise accounts have 100 QPS.
- All accounts can create unlimited Projects in Developer Console
- All accounts have a Commercial License
These changes will take place November 18 2021. Our team is working hard to ensure this will be a seamless transition for our developer community.
No, these changes are not intended to disrupt your existing integrations or services. If you find this is not the case, please reach out to us and we’ll be sure to get you back up and running ASAP.
No, for all previous pricing tiers, our new Pay As You Go Foursquare Developer Account will boost and enhance your experience in our Developer Console and when integrating with our Places API.
No, you are not being forced to add payment information to your account. Every account receives a $200 monthly usage credit that you are free to use, with or without a credit card. If your account uses up the entire free credit and you do not have payment information or a pre-loaded balance, you will not be able to make API calls until the next month’s free credit kicks in.
No, you are not being forced to pay to use the API. Every account receives a $200 monthly usage credit that you are free to use, with or without having a pre-loaded balance. If your account uses up the entire free credit and you do not have payment information or a pre-loaded balance, you will not be able to make API calls until the next month’s free credit kicks in.
Maintaining a pre-loaded balance will ensure no disruptions occur and we will continue to provide API services to your integrations.
By setting up automatic payments, your pre-loaded balance will be topped off automatically when your balance drops below $10. The recharge amount will be a value of your choosing between $20 and $1000, and can be adjusted in the Manage Billing section of the Developer Console. This will ensure no disruptions occur and we will continue to provide API services to your integrations.
On the 1st of every month, Foursquare will automatically distribute $200 in free usage credits to your account. These free credits do not roll over month-to-month, so we highly encourage you to use them!
Places API V3 is our latest Places API built on a new architecture and sourcing our highest-quality data. Learn more.
By default, all new Projects created in the Developer Console will gain access. Learn more about the product.
No, you will not lose access to your existing API V2 projects. We are committed to providing you with uninterrupted service during this transition period. You may continue to use API V2 projects created prior to November 18 until Places API V2 is eventually deprecated mid 2022 (date TBD). We’ll provide you with additional notice around the exact deprecation date in early 2022.
What should I do if I have additional questions or need help with my Pay As You Go account or transitioning to Places API V3?
Please contact our Support team with any questions.
Updated 10 months ago