The PayBands allow festival attendees to pay for items by simply tapping the wristband to contactless terminals at the event. In addition to providing cash-free payments, the PayBands also allow for fast-tracked entry to the festival upon arrival.
As is standard in the UK, payments are limited to £20 per transaction. The PayBand acts as a prepaid card, meaning that users will have to load money onto it from a separate card, though Barclaycard do offer an automatic top-up feature when the PayBand's remaining credit falls below a predefined value.
This is the second sponsored festival for which Barclaycard have offered PayBands, with the Wireless festival in 2012 being the first.
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