Why is The O2 arena going cashless?

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

The O2 arena is going fully cashless. From Thursday 26 December, starting with Disney On Ice presents 100 Years Of Magic, ALL AREAS within the arena will now only accept cashless payments, this includes the following locations:


o   American Express Lounge

o   Suite levels 2 & 3 (including in-suite orders and bars)

o   Arena concourse bars

o   Arena merchandise stands (Merchandise can still be purchased in cash from the main merchandise store at the main entrance to The O2)

What payment methods do you accept?




Mastercard – debit & credit cards

Visa – debit & credit cards

Visa Electron

Visa Vpay

We do not accept Applepay

Are there any other ways to pay?

Yes, you can buy food, drink and merchandise via The O2 app, for collection at the bars or merchandise outlets. 

Can I still use cash in the restaurants and bars outside the arena?

Yes, you can. Once you enter the arena, it will be cashless.

Can I buy merchandise with cash?

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