WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The popular Williamsburg amusement park, Busch Gardens, has announced it will be going cashless next week.
According to a release, the transition to cashless operations will begin on Thursday, May 11. This will mean that cash will no longer be accepted as payment — instead, visitors will be encouraged to use credit cards, debit cards, or smart devices with Apple Pay or Google Pay.
“If you don’t have a payment card, we have you covered,” the release reads. “Just stop by one of our easy-to-use Cash-to-Card kiosks located throughout the park to transfer your cash (free of charge) onto a Visa prepaid debit card that can be used anywhere Visa is accepted.”
While the Cash-to-Card kiosk is free, the recipient of the prepaid debit card may be charged $3.95 per month after 92 consecutive days with no transactions.
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Busch Gardens claims it is going cashless because transactions are “faster, safer, and more secure.”
For more information, visit the Busch Gardens website.