While cash and check payments are becoming less frequent in many retail locations—there are still many places where cash is almost always assumed as the preferred (or only) method of payment. However, according to a recent blog post by North American Bancard, credit card processing is now be accepted in some unlikely places.
Cash and coins used to be the only way to process vending machine payments, but more and more machines now have a credit card reader for fast and convenient payment processing.
The Girl Scouts
Next time you go to purchase Girl Scout cookies, ask if the girls if they offer credit card payment processing too. While not all troupes can process credit cards, many now can.
Whether you are buying a product from the church gift shop, or tithing—many churches across the nation now offer credit card payment procession in the gift shop, online, or in the church lobby.
These are just a handful of some of the unexpected places you are now able to pay with plastic—and more are sure to follow.