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Utilita Arena is going cashless

Posted on 11 March 2020

We’ve gone cashless. Pay by card or contactless to reduce the time you spend getting food and drinks here at the Venue, ensuring you have more time to relax and enjoy the show.

The Utilita Arena is now cashless on bars in ALL AREAS of the arena will only accept card or contactless payments.

Why is Utilita  Arena going cashless on its bars?

We’ve gone cashless to speed up sales and reduce our customers’ waiting time.

What payment methods do you accept?

Mastercard – debit & credit cards
Visa – debit & credit cards
Visa Electron
Visa Vpay
Android pay

Will there be any options to pay cash if I forget my cards?

In the short-term we will endeavour to provide an option for cash sales.  This is not guaranteed and may involve significantly longer queuing time.

Can I buy merchandise with cash?

Yes, you can still buy merchandise with cash or card.