AUSTIN (KXAN) – If you’re concerned about carrying cash or debit/credit cards on the grounds of Austin City Limits, the festival has found an easy way to pay for items using just your wristband.
It’s called ACL Cashless. The transaction allows you to link a credit or debit card to your wristband, so you can pay for food, drink or merchandise at the festival with a flick of the wrist.
You need to pre-register your bracelet. online. Select the card you want to link to your bracelet, then set a PIN for security. When you do this online, you are ready to go.
When you arrive at the festival, you can order from any bar or vendor that displays the ACL Cashless logo – simply let them know you’re using your wristband.
Tap your bracelet and enter your PIN to complete the purchase.
If you’re an American Express card member and you register your Amex card with ACL Cashless, you’ll get a one-time $10 wristband spending credit that can be used to buy things at the festival. You’ll also get a free 20th anniversary memorial patch designed by local artist Tom Jean Webb. You can get your patch at the American Express Shop Small Market during the festival.