Considering going cashless?
Certainly, in Australia cashless payments are commonplace. It is reported that 77% of face to face shopping transactions are now by contactless card, phone, fob or wearable device. However, these systems all have the same problem.
SINGLE POINTS OF FAILURE (SPOFs) TAKE THEM DOWN!
VISA 's European Payment Network Failure!
June 2018 : "Massive Visa Outage Shows the Fragility of Global Payments"" - Wired
Think about that for a minute.... running an event only accepting payment by EFTPOS could be compared to playing Russian Roulette. Somebody will be unlucky enough to be caught in an outage unable to sell food and drink. It could be you. A high street cafe can just continue to trade the next day, but your event's business is gone. Customers will never attend your event again.
Consequently, it is essential to deploy a robust payment solution that will not fail. For this reason, event operators are advised to choose cashless payments solutions that work offline.
NETWORK INDEPENDENT RFID SYSTEMS SOLVE THIS PROBLEM!