Friday, January 28, 2022

Tag: payment

Worldpay apologises for error that saw Brighton Pier visitors charged £2,100

Worldpay overcharge Brighton Palace Pier customers
Brighton Palace Pier hit the headlines through no fault of its own last weekend, after payments provider Worldpay accidentally charged hundreds of customers more than £2,100 for their visit to the iconic south coast landmark.

Ready to re-open with cashless? Consumers will expect the option from day one

Simon Dorsen OKTO cashless payment solution
As more and more retail operations increasingly implement cashless systems ahead of reopening to the public, OKTO’s Director of Gaming Simon Dorsen spoke to Coinslot about how the fintech firm’s digital payment solution, OKTO.WALLET has been specifically designed with the leisure and hospitality industry’s main concerns in mind; user friendly, affordability, security and social responsibility as well as the universality that consumers are craving for.

Post Office survey reveals cash struggle for UK holidaymakers

Post Office cash survey
A Post Office report has revealed that 57 percent of people on a staycation have experienced difficulty in finding a nearby bank or ATM, with 18 percent..

Southsea arcade goes cashless with Kwikpay

Kwikpay Cashless
Harry Levy Amusements has introduced an app-based cashless payment and customer interaction system into its Southsea Pier arcade from Kwikpay. Southsea is the first Harry Levy location to go cashless, with other arcades across the UK to follow. Kwikpay allows customers to make digital payments for rides and amusement machines using stored cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay. In...

Card declined: Gov doesn’t want to touch contactless

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The findings presented in the DCMS’ Consultation on proposals for changes to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures came as a blow to the campaign for contactless payments on gaming machines.   The report acknowledged that “respondents from across all sectors, with the exception of bookmakers, submitted proposals for the introduction of contactless payments” reflecting wider spending trends and the increase...

Locker Network product launches ahead of WWA

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The Locker Network aims to make a splash at World Waterpark Association Show.   The Locker Network, a subsidiary of Helix Leisure, will be displaying its keyless electronic locker system at the upcoming World Waterpark Association (WWA) Show taking place October 16-19 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The company is also offering a limited number of free passes to those interested in...

Majority of Brits want to go cashless at theme parks

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Cash is king, but for how long? The customer is saying they want more cashless in theme parks, according to a recent survey of visitors.   Sixty percent of British visitors at theme parks have said they would like use cashless payments when next visiting, according to a new survey. Omnico’s Theme Park Barometre interviewed 677 respondents from the UK - along...

Out with the old, in with the new for Ray Stewart

Coinslot - Ray Stewart CC Leisure
Ray Stewart, owner of CC Leisure, explains why he has already taken the step to only accept new £1 coins in his string of AGCs in London and the South West.   As the old £1 coin moves closer to the furnace, once again many operators have the daunting task of adapting their machines, this time to only take the new...