Why is The O2 arena going cashless?

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

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. 

What happens if my card is declined or I don’t have a card?

There will be limited back-up cash options in place to deal with this eventuality.